Church Building History
Kent and Canterbury
- Useful site relating to Kent and Canterbury – http://www.historiccanterbury.com
Other archives and record offices
- Lambeth Palace Library – http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org
where the papers of the Archbishops of Canterbury are held. See also for useful research guides.
- Kent History and Library Centre – via http://www.kent.gov.uk/
for the County Council’s archive centre.
- Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre – via http://www.medway.gov.uk/
- Access to Archives – http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/
part of the UK’s online archives network.
- The National Register of Archives – http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/
for details of archives centres across the UK.
- Special Collections at the University of Kent – http://www.kent.ac.uk/library/specialcollections/
where the papers of Dean Hewlett Johnson, and other archive collections are held.
- Here’s History Kent – http://www.hereshistorykent.org.uk/
a resource on the history of Kent and its towns and villages.
- Findmypast – http://www.findmypast.co.uk
a leading family history website, which includes parish registers from the Cathedral Archives
- Canterbury Probate Records (1396-1858) Database – http://wills.canterbury-cathedral.org
- General Register Office guidelines – https://www.gov.uk/research-family-history
- The FreeBMD Project – http://www.freebmd.org.uk/
Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales.
- Kent Archaeological Society – http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/MIs/MIslist.htm
Monumental inscriptions for Kent parishes
- Forces War Records – http://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/
- The Kent Family History Society – http://www.kfhs.org.uk/
- The Kent Family History Society, Canterbury Branch – http://canterburykfhs.co.uk