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Medway Archives Centre

FacebookMedway Archives Centre is the place to visit for anyone researching their family history, or the history, geography and people of Medway, or who would like to know more about the writer Charles Dickens. We cover Rochester, Strood, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham and surrounding villages and communities, including the Isle of Grain.

Medway Archives Centre is now open at our new premises at 32 Bryant Road, Strood ME2 3EP (previously the old Strood library). 

Medway Archives Centre will be closed for annual stocktaking from Monday 6 November - Saturday 18 November 2017. We re-open on Monday 20 November.

 

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Search our online collections - our oldest records date from 604

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If you have visited the Medway Archives Centre we'd be interested to know what you thought of the facility. If you could take two minutes to complete our online survey this will help us to better understand how we meet visitor needs. Thank you in advance for your time.