Bromley Borough Local History Society


Some other places to look for information

Below are a collection of links to other web sites which may be of interest or relevant to your research. Just click on the name in the left hand column and the site will open in a new page, so you won't lose us!

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A chance to see what's in the Local Studies Library without actually visiting Bromley High Street.

A nationwide selection of historical facts, maps and census figures

GLIAS also arranges walks and lectures

Mapping based on census and other statistical information

A useful site for those intested in tracing their ancestors

Some genealogy information, but you need to sign up for in-depth research

A general site of interest to local historians with many links

Before you visit the National Archive at Kew, explore the enormous resources of this site.

Lots of pictures at the British Library site.

Commercial collection of photographs by county and town, well worth exploring.

Pretty well everything you want to know about Beckenham.

History in action website. News of historical events and celebrations in Beckenham

The story of this local park now owned by Lewisham Council and undergoing many changes

A labour of love by a local resident, packed with information.

A bit outside the Borough, but well worth a visit

A brief history of south east London with a selection of photographs covering the last 100 years.

Source of really old information about Kent!

Noted for their work on Scadbury Manor and local Roman remains

Working to keep Chislehurst special - and recording its history

Local history in central and northern Beckenham

Parent body for local history societies with lots of information and links

Registered Charity No. 273 963

Lots about Kent history including free magazine but they don't think Bromley is in Kent!

Includes the 12 volumes of Edward Hasted's History of Kent - published between 1797 and 1801.

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Much information about Orpington Priory (now the museum) and some local citizens

A potted history of a town with a lot of historians!

For all you want to know about the history of Hayes (Kent)

A compendium of information about Orpington, with lots of pictures

Serving a similar function to BBLHS but covering the London Borough of Lewisham

An organisation dedicated to locating and preserving information about the whole of London

A compendium of information about Biggin Hill

A collection of pictures and documents relating to Chelsfield village

For anyone interested in the history of the Thames and surrounding areas

An umbrella organisation which publishes research, holds meetings and arranges visits.

Just what it says about this useful shopping centre on the way to Bromley Common.

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