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Our online collections let you search through hundreds of historical documents including parish registers, local authorities and public records.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’.

Search the catalogue of collections

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’.

Search our collection of Medway images

Medway Index of Local Newspapers and Magazines (MILN)

Most of the articles in MILN cover the period from the 1960s to the present day. Important events, people, places and buildings have been indexed from earlier newspapers, the earliest being 1830.
 
The newspapers are mostly held on microfilm. They can be viewed at the Archive Centre and in some cases at Gillingham Library.
 
You can search MILN at the Archives Centre. Due to data protection regulations you can no longer search MILN on this website.

Other collections

You can also browse a wide range of other collections including: