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Local history and heritage

Trace your family history, search our archives or see what local history projects are happening.

Trace your family history

Find out how to start tracing your family history.

Local History and Archives Centre

​The Local History and Archives Centre holds historic materials for the borough of Lewisham and is situated in Lewisham Library.

Local history projects

Find out about local history projects, including war memorials and our picture archive.

Local History and Archives Centre catalogue

Discover what items are included in our archives using the archives catalogue.

First World War Centenary

Find out more about the borough and World War One and events that took place locally to mark its centenary.