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28 June 2020
NWKFHS News
Dick Eastman's Newsletter of 7 June 2018 asked the question 'Why do we study genealogy?Genealogy is defined as the direct descent of an individual or group from an ancestor.It is a simpler question than 'Why do we study family history'.Family History...
27 June 2020
NWKFHS News
At the AGM 2018 I purchased one of the surplus books from the Society Library. At 20p it was too good to pass over and it had so many interesting subjects, which I had still to learn their value.It's a copy of English Genealogical Congress, Selected ...
26 June 2020
NWKFHS News
Query. 25 June 2020.I've found out that my ancestors were married at "the Independent" Chapel in Bromley on 25 July 1860. I was wondering if there was any information or parish registers that the NWKHS has on the Independent Chapel.My family seem to ...
16 June 2020
NWKFHS News
16th June 2020Stoneham Brage Builders of the River Thames 1797-1881 A description of three generations of our barge-building ancestorsAudrey E Cirillo's book on the Stoneham and Ivimy families was produced as a self-publication in 2002. She wr...
09 June 2020
NWKFHS News
9th June 2020The Society Library has been donated a number of postcards and photos of old Crockenhill, inherited from Agnes Abdey (nee Luxford). She worked for many years at the village stores for the Kingsnorth family. We are interested in these pho...
05 June 2020
NWKFHS News
Query 4th June 2020.I am wondering if you might be able to give me some assistance in my family history research. I am trying to find the baptism of my gt-gt-grandfather Thomas Pound whose entry in the family bible states that he was born on 5th Febr...
05 June 2020
NWKFHS News
Query 4 June 2020Query from Albany, Western Australia. Two members of my family, Aunts Mabel Elsie Wheeler and Beatrice Nial are buried in Bexley. My Grandfather, William Fogarty, could be William Seymour also died in the area around 1948. The two au...
19 May 2020
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Query 15 May 2020I am a member of Bromley little theatre and I'm embarking on a project to make a video of the theatre's history, most of the video will just be a guided tour for posterity, but I'm hoping to start it with a brief history of the build...
08 May 2020
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Query 8 May 2020I'm searching information on soldiers who are buried at the local cemetery in Enschede (Holland). One of the men buried there is Clarence Paul Carver and I still have little information from him. I found information that he used to li...
07 May 2020
NWKFHS News
 Query 7 May 2020Please could you advise whether the above CD includes Rochester and Chatham? Also is this just numerical data or does it include the names and/or occupations of people resident.I have an ancestor who was born elsewhere but was a...
06 May 2020
NWKFHS News
 Query 6 May 2020Can I ask please, have you ever heard of EAST STREET, PLUMSTEAD, or possibly LAST STREET? It appears on the 1891 Census.Answer 7 May 2020 One of our researchers wrote. If memory serves me well East Street was down near Siemens F...
04 May 2020
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Query 4 May 2020I have a strange request which I hope you may be able to help me with. I'm in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, looking for ancestors. I have an address which google earth isn't showing. Ancestry.com is too hard for me and I don't...
30 April 2020
NWKFHS News
Query 30 April 2020Can you tell me if there are any employment records that still exist relating to the employees of the Royal Arsenal Woolwich. My Father and Grandfather both worked there and I am trying to find out more information if that is possi...
27 April 2020
NWKFHS News
Query 27 April 2020.I am researching my family history and I know they were living in Deptford in the late 16th century so I would dearly love to have sight of the relevant registers for that time. I see from the FamilySearch website that your societ...
09 April 2020
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Query 9 April 2020I live in Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. I was born in the UK and my family come from the village of Sandhurst in Kent. Samuel Reeves moved to Bermondsey in 1825.Their family name was Reeves. I am a member of Ancestry, but appear...
20 February 2020
NWKFHS News
The 2020 March edition of 'The Journal' is available to view by members within the Members Only Area.
22 January 2020
NWKFHS News
An introduction to using Family Search website is now available  for a short period of time (1 month) within the Members Only Area. To access this PDF go to the Members home page and click on the last button towards the foot of the page&nbs...
06 December 2019
NWKFHS News
The Master Catalogue has been updated this month (December) and also the Microfiche and Microfilm Catalogue is now available to view..... see under RESOURCES>Library Catalogues menus.......
15 November 2019
NWKFHS News

All of the past Tunbridge Wells FHS Journals (65 in total) are now available within the Members Only Area (M.O.A.) 

30 October 2019
NWKFHS News
The workshops listing for 2020 is now available.The next 5 forthcoming workshops can be seen on the Events page (drop down menu under COMMUNITY ).The full listing can be seen on the Workshops page (drop down menu under COMMUNITY)Start making not...