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Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS)

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Kent Family History Society
  • KFHS - your local society for Kentish genealogy (Please note new site address).
  • Live in the Deal/Dover area?  Why not come along to the Deal and District Branch of the KFHS and see what the society has to offer.  Please e-mail us at bill(at) for more details.
  • Check out what's happening at the Medway Branch.
  • Visit the Canterbury Branch site.
  • Existing KFHS members only - join the Global Branch (e-mail group) by sending your name, membership number and e-mail address, with a request to "subscribe", to  Remember, this service is for existing KFHS members ONLY!  If you are researching in Kent, why not join the Society and enjoy the benefits that membership can bring? more details ...

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Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (IHGS)

79-82 Northgate, Canterbury, Kent.  CT1 1BA

Telephone : 01227 768664
Fax : 01227 765617
e-mail :
website :

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RootsChat is an on-line discussion group with separate message boards for each county.

Ancestors of Dover - Genealogy, heraldry, pewter and other products, based in the old Belgrave Road Methodist Chapel, off Folkestone Road, Dover.

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

Telephone : 01227 865330
E-mail       :

Dover Public Library

Dover Discovery Centre
Market Square

Telephone : 01304 204241

Deal Public Library

Broad Street, Deal.  CT14 6ER

Telephone : 01304 374726

Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages

The Family Records Centre

1 Middleton Street, London, EC1R 1UW

This service, provided by the Office for National Statistics and the Public Record Office, is the main facility for personal visitors, and can provide help and advice to family historians on the use of their extensive collection of genealogical records.   Copies of certificates of birth, death and marriage may be purchased for any entry in the indexes, which date from 1837 and cover England and Wales (Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own record offices).

For full information on the facilities provided by the PRO, including details of how to obtain certificates if you cannot visit the FRC, see

See our registration page for more information on civil registration and where to find the records.

District Offices for East Kent

Please note: district offices are very busy and do not have the staff to cope with the demands of genealogists - wherever possible, requests for certificates should be made to the central office (see PRO website).  Local offices no longer supply copies of certificates.

Thanet District (covers Dover, Deal, Eastry, etc., and Thanet)

68 Ellington Street, Ramsgate.

Telephone : 01843 591417

Ashford District (covers Folkestone, Shepway, etc., and Ashford area)

Elwick House, Elwick Road, Ashford.

Telephone : 01233 624666

Other useful sites

Lost an ancestor in WW1 or WW2?

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Personal Genealogy sites

If you would like us to put a link to your Genealogy site here, please e-mail us with your home page URL. A reciprocal link to our home page from your site would be appreciated - simply copy and paste the following HTML code into your page:


Ancestry Deal - maintained by Linda
Walmer Web - the community website for Walmer, maintained by Harold Wyld
Mike Young (KFHS Member) - includes a new gallery of photos of Kent submitted by KFHS members
Bill Marsh (Canada) - researching the MARSH family in KENT - please note: this site has moved!
Chris Ashman (Kent) researching various names in Kent, including ASHMAN, BEER and MARSH
Ken Elks (Kent) - researching ELKS and related lines including MARSH
Colin Penney (Kent) - please note: this site has moved!
Ken Sparnon (Tyne & Wear) - researching SPARNON and related lines
Helen and Mark Bishop - Helen and Mark's Genealogy Home Page including some Kent families
This attractive new site on the history of Dover was produced by Dubris Design - please note: this site has moved!
HOLMANS family, maintained by Les Holmans
Kevin Jennings' family has links to High Halden, Biddenden, Deptford, Blackheath and elsewhere in Kent.
Underground Kent

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Miscellaneous Sites (non family history)

Royal Marines - site dedicated to the bands.

The Victorian Web - for information about the Victorian age.

Staple (Kent) - maintained by John Kirk

Wisdom Solutions (web design and other services)

Archie's Place - a database of ex UK coal miners worldwide, maintained by Alan Andrews

Alkham, Kent Community Notice Boards
This resource enables members of the community to post free notices about their businesses, seek friends and relationships, announce births, deaths and marriages, trade, rent and buy, cooperate in grass roots initiatives, organise community events etc. It is a key resource to help strengthen the community and develop a strong local economy and a thriving social scene, co-creating peaceful, sustainable and happy local communities in Kent.

Reciprocal Links (commercial)

Folkestone to Calais - Just visit and you'll be saving money as well as time. It's so simple.

Kent Aerials - Based in Deal, Kent, we can supply and fit all types of analogue and digital tv aerials, satellite systems, etc., as well as cctv security systems.

Cinque Ports Music, Walmer, is the only company in the world to specialise solely in Royal Marines Band recordings and we try to stock all currently available recordings by them.

Andrew Baker - UK family history researcher

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Last updated Tuesday December 29, 2009