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At our recent AGM in Canterbury, Kerry Brown gave a talk on Kent and Literature, which you can read more about on his website: are pleased to announce the online publication of thousands of original Anglican parish registers in partnership with Kent County Council.

Searching for Ebony

‘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

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

Museum of London Archaeology have posted two positions:


The latest Kent Archaeological Field School Newsletter is available.

Students and teachers at St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School, Gravesend, winners of the 2017 bursary, have now completed work on their local history resources about the First World War.

It is amazing that such a small place as Ebony has produced such a lot of Wills in a relatively short space of time.


The cemetery, which opened in 1869, was needed because the Chatham burial ground at Whiffen’s Avenue was coming to the end of it’s life.


All Saints Church, Maidstone, which was built by Archbishop Courtney, from 1395, is a major church building in the perpendicular style, the finest of this style in Kent.


73 Abstracts of Hythe Wills ranging in date from 1471 to 1558 from Arthur Hussey’s notebooks in the Kent Archaeological Society’s Library are now online, together with a comprehensive index of all

deer park

‘Elizabethan and Jacobean Deer Parks in Kent’, Susan Pittman, PhD Kent, 2011 now online at


Nine new Kent local history projects are now in progress, supported by the latest grants from the Kent Archaeological Society.