Medway Archives Centre collections
We have a wide range of collections at the Medway Archive Centre. You can browse our digital collections on our online archive catalogue or on our partners’ websites.
To view one of our particular collections in person, book an appointment by phoning 01634 332 714.
Browse our collections online
Our online collections let you search through hundreds of historical documents including parish registers, local authorities and public records.
You can filter and browse our collections by selecting either Medway Archive Centre or Guildhall Museum to view their collections and entering a keyword such as ‘census’.
Browse our collection of Medway images
You can also browse our collection of Medway images by searching a keyword or by entering an a specific search such as ‘Rochester Castle’.
You can also browse a wide range of other collections including:
- Local studies publications for all Medway libraries
- Medway index of local newspapers and magazines
- Films of Medway and Kent can be found at the regional archive
- Ancestry - the library edition of Ancestry (only available to view from Medway Archives Centre or Medway Libraries)
- National School Admission Registers on Find My Past - please visit Medway Archives Centre (MAC) to access a selection of school admissions registers from 1870-1914
- The Fitzgerald Collection - a collection of works by and about Charles Dickens