Kent archives and local history

The Archive Search Room is currently closed due to coronavirus. We will reopen and bookings will recommence as soon as it is safe to do so.

Find out more about our Kent Archives service.

The Kent Archives is located in the Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone.

Our service provides you with the opportunity to learn, explore and develop your knowledge of Kent's history.  Find out more about our collections, research services, conservation work, parish registers and events.

Visit the Kent Archives and Local History website.

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