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Founded in 1857, the Kent Archaeological Society has following objectives:

To promote the study and publication of archaeology and history in all their branches, especially within the ancient County of Kent.

The Society’s interests are not confined to fieldwork. Its objectives cover archaeology and local history in the widest sense. They include historic buildings, genealogy, industrial archaeology and local history.


Lees Court Project

A partnership project between the Society, the Lees Court Estate Trust and the School of Classical and Archaeological Studies at the University of Kent to investigate the history, buildings, place names and archaeology of the Lees Court Estate.


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Kent and Literature: The Stories of our Story

At our recent AGM in Canterbury, Kerry Brown gave a talk on Kent and Literature, which you can read more about on his website:

Parish Registers From Kent are pleased to announce the online publication of thousands of original Anglican parish registers in partnership with Kent County Council.

Searching for Ebony Book

‘Searching for Ebony’ tells the story of life in a remote corner of Kent from Saxon times to the present day – and features more than one hundred photographs, most of which have not been published before.

Price: £13.50 inc. p&p to any UK address. To order, please send a cheque for £13.50 payable to Kent Archaeological Society to:
Kent Archaeological Society c/o 2 Salts Avenue, Loose, Maidstone,
ME15 0AY


Stephen Croad Essay Prize

The Ancient Monuments Society is delighted to announce the launch of its annual essay prize in memory of Stephen James Croad.


Upcoming Events

Date Title
Monday 27 May 19 Kent Houses and their Families
Monday 27 May 19 Britain after the Great War, 1918-1928
Monday 03 Jun 19 Kent Houses and their Families
Monday 03 Jun 19 Britain after the Great War, 1918-1928
Friday 21 Jun 19 Rebellion in Medieval Europe Conference
Saturday 27 Jul 19 Dickens Tour
Monday 23 Sep 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Monday 30 Sep 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Monday 07 Oct 19 Britain 1870 - 1914
Saturday 12 Oct 19 KAS Historic Buildings Conference