Online forms: Local studies and archives - Initial research service request

You can use this form to make an initial enquiry about our local studies and archives research service.

Searches may be made of the full range of resources held by the the local studies service; manuscripts, photographs, microfilm, books and objects.

Our basic enquiry service is free for information about what material we hold, what services we supply and simple research enquiries taking no longer than 15 minutes.

We can research any detailed request concerning either family or local history in the area that since 1965 has comprised the London Borough of Bromley.

Please note the charge for anything over the initial 15 minutes research will be £26.65 per hour. 

More information on the local studies and archives research service


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