Medway Branch of KFHS aims to help members discover and compile their family history. We actively welcome new members to join the fifty or so who regularly attend our meetings. Invariably there will be someone at a branch meeting who will have the answer to your research query, or ways and means of surmounting it.
Medway branch of KFHS holds regular monthly meetings with speakers on a variety of Family and Local History subjects on the last Thursday of the month at 2:30-4:30pm at Frindsbury Parish Hall, Church Green Frindsbury ME2 3EP
We run beginners courses in conjunction with the Medway Archives & Local Studies Centre. (MALSC
On Tuesdays and Thursdays between 09:30am-12:00noon we provide a rota of volunteers at MALSC to help with family history queries.
We organise coach trips to The National Archives at Kew, SOG etc
We work with Medway Register Office to index old birth, marriage and death registers
We work with Medway Crematorium to index burial and cremation records.
We help man KFHS stands at local and national family history fairs and shows.
The Medway Branch has been in existence for over 12 years and is now one of the largest with a membership of over 400 out of the 3,000 plus worldwide.
Our catchment area for projects is centred on the Medway towns and extends west to Gravesend, east to Sittingbourne and Sheppey, south to approximately the M2/A2 and north to the natural boundary of the River Thames.