to the Kent Family History Society. Established in 1974 as the
largest and oldest Family History Society in Kent, with more than
3,200 members worldwide, we are uniquely able to help members
to learn how to research their own family tree. If you
join the society today your membership will run until June
The Society is managed by an Executive Committee which meets 4
times a year, these Committee members are all volunteers, as are
those who run the Branches.
The Society publishes an informative quarterly journal which is
sent free to members. Members are invited to list their research
interests on our Members Interests
Branch meetings are held in Ashford, Canterbury, Deal, Maidstone,
Medway (Frindsbury), Thanet (Birchington). In addition, there
is an on-line "Global Branch".
We have published more than 2,000 records on microfiche; a range
of CDs with indexes to Parish Registers and census returns; more
than a million C.M.B. records for Kent have been put on Find my
We are always looking for new transcribers, if you are interested
contact Karen McLennan:- email firstname.lastname@example.org
These publications together with books on Kent are available from
our online shop. The Society also
has an extensive Library open to members
to visit (by appointment) or to borrow from.
The current constitution can be viewed from its
Society AGM will be on 25th October 2014
Alan Neame Award - submit an article - The winner will receive £100
The Live Bait Squadron - the sinking of HMS Aboukir, Cressy &
note: orders for Microfiche, Books and CD's should be sent to
the relevant post holders for those products.
information about the Society contact either