Local studies and archives
There's a wealth of information and many useful services offered by our local studies and archives.
Our local studies collection includes books, newspapers, illustrations, census returns, electoral registers and manuscripts. You can search our collection online too.
Local pictures and stories carefully curated by our local studies librarian.
Ancestry Library Edition contains more than 1.5 billion names from over 4,000 collections and can be used to trace your family history.
The history of Kensington and Chelsea brought to life through information, illustrations and artefacts from archives in the Borough's Libraries and Museums.