This collection is primarily post 19th Century and covers many aspects of life in the Havering area. Standard 18th and 19th century histories of Essex, as well as early histories of the Havering area are available.

 A pamphlet collection includes periodical articles, official reports, guidebooks, news-cuttings, some sale catalogues and ephemera.

 A specialist collection of Family History titles is available for reference.

Also available are the publications of the Local and Family History societies active in Havering and practical guides, indexes, bibliographies and periodicals for Local and Family History.  Our core collection can be found on the library service catalogue