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Medway local history and archives
Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre is the place to visit
for anyone researching the history, geography and people of
Medway. We cover Rochester, Strood, Chatham,
Gillingham, Rainham and surrounding villages and communities,
including the Isle of Grain.
Due to the imminent move of Medway Archives and Local Studies
Centre to new premises we are unable to consider any potential
donations at this time. If you are considering making a donation,
please e-mail email@example.com (for the
attention of the archivist/librarian) and we will be able to
advise on the procedure.
The current Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre will be
closing on Friday, 3 March 2017. We will be
relocating to our new site at 32 Bryant Road, Strood, where we will
be opening again for service from Tuesday,
2 May 2017.
We look forward to welcoming you to our new location on 2
During this closure, electoral registers can be viewed
at Gun Wharf. Please contact the Electoral Services Team on 01634
332030 to arrange an appointment.
Search our online collections - our oldest records date from 604
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