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Local Studies and Archives

Our online searchable catalogue provides access to the archival holdings of the London Borough of Bexley. The catalogue contains over 50,000 entries including:

Digital images
Council records
Parish records
Schools' archives
Business records
Estate papers
Local groups and societies
Personal Papers

Access high-resolution zoomable images of over 160000 maps of Scotland, England, Wales and beyond.
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Iron Mill Lane c1917

Visit the Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre if you would like to trace the history of your family, house, street, district, famous Bexley people, landmarks and events, or if you are working on a school or college project.

A new online service Borough Photos is now available to purchase high quality photographic prints of selected images from the collections. There are also many images that can be accessed by visiting the Centre, which can be copied and purchased.

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