CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL ARCHIVES AND LIBRARY
Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury CT1 2EH
Tuesday - Thursday, 9.15 to 16.45
Saturday mornings: please enquire
not normally but may be necessary
reading desk or a microfilm/fiche reader
KENT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY LIBRARY
Herne about 6 miles from
Opening times: by appointment
All members of Kent FHS are welcome to use the eclectic
resources collected by the Society over nearly forty
years. Members may
also borrow some books in person or they can
be mailed to you if you pay the postage.
CANTERBURY LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARY
The Beaney 18 High Street
Canterbury Kent CT1 2RA
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 08458 247 200
The Beaney, named after a local man who having made good in
Australia sent back funds to build the unusual building as an
Instute for the Working Man. It is
now the city's public library and houses a museum,
art gallery, tourist information centre, and cafe. The
Buffs Museum is still a feature
although it now occupies a much reduced space.
LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARY:
continuation of the reference library
it is on the first floor. There isn't a
librarian station in the local studies area but staff in the
main reference section help as required.
library holds films of the
Kentish Gazette from 1768 and there are some parish records
transcribed in the books on the shelves. There is free access to
Ancestry.com on the library computer with several computers
available for public use. You will need to book a
computer and will
need your Kent Library number to sign in on the computer
and to get photocopies etc. If you don't have a
Kent library card they can issue you with a day pass or you can
join the library if you are going to be a regular visitor.
INSTITUTE FOR HERALDIC AND GENEALOGICAL STUDIES
79-82 Northgate Canterbury Kent CT1 1BA
Centrally placed it has research facilities for genealogists with a Library and
Manuscripts and runs courses.
Opening times and charges :
FREEMASONS LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
St Peter's Place Canterbury Kent CT1 2DA Telephone: 01227
been refurbished internally bringing in it
into the twenty-first century; with touch-screen
information points. The library holds over 6,000 books,
on history and genealogy.
Museum and library are free.
LDS - (Latter Day Saints aka
Genealogical Society of Utah)
Centre in Forty Acres Road Canterbury Kent
Telephone: 01227 765 431
Opening times: Tuesdays + Wednesdays 10am to 2pm; Thursdays 10am to 2pm
Saturdays on request.
Order Documents in advance