Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m (Text replace - "Family History Library Catalog" to "FamilySearch Catalog")
Line 48: Line 48:
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalogue.  
+
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalogue.  
 
:*We have a collection of microfilm on indefinite loan; please contact the Centre for further information during opening hours.
 
:*We have a collection of microfilm on indefinite loan; please contact the Centre for further information during opening hours.
  

Revision as of 00:00, 19 July 2014

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


We are a small Family History centre offering FREE access to sites such as Ancestry.com, My Heritage and other research sites. We also have 206 permanent micro films on site. A list is available on the film ordering site.

Contents

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 76B London Rd, MAIDSTONE, ME16 0DR, UNITED KINGDOM
  • There is a large car park including blue badge spaces near the entrance to the building which has level access throughout.
  • Location on Map

Phone: +44 0 162-275 7811

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday 10-12 noon and 7-9 pm
  • Thursday 10-12 noon and 7-9 pm

Holiday Schedule:

Seasonal holiday closures during August and for Christmas and New Year

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Maidstone Family History Day

5 July 2014

10 am onwards

Please visit www.lds.org/familyhistoryfair to register

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Centre Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalogue.
  • We have a collection of microfilm on indefinite loan; please contact the Centre for further information during opening hours.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • The Centre is equipped with 4 film readers, 2microfiche readers and a printer to print image copies from microform. It also has three computer and printers. Two with access to Ancestry.com.

Centre Services

We aim to offer a local resource for research and volunteer service opportunity in the Maidstone and wider Kent area for anyone who wishes to use FamilySearch equipment to advance their research. The local Kent History and Library Centre offers an additional local Library resource for local and family history, which is a major archive for the county. See Kent Archives


Resources in the Local Area

From Spring 2012 material formerly held at Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX is available at Kent History and Library Centre see Kent Archives which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives.

We are a local FamilySearch Centre and aim to offer the facilities of FamilySearch resources to those resident or travelling to Maidstone.


Links


Volunteer at the Centre

If you have an interest in family history and experience of research we would welcome your assistance and service. Please contact the Centre during opening hours for further details. We would like to extend opening hours but are dependent on volunteer help to do so and to improve our facilities and service to the local community and those with an interest in seeking their ancestors in Kent.