Local history and heritage
Trace your family history, search our archives or see what local history projects are happening.
We are establishing a local forum to advise us on how the borough can use culture to amplify black and other diverse voices, and celebrate how Lewisham is strengthened by its diversity.
Find out how to start tracing your family history.
The Local History and Archives Centre holds historic materials for the borough of Lewisham and is situated in Lewisham Library.
Find out about local history projects, including war memorials and our picture archive.
Discover what items are included in our archives using the archives catalogue.
Find out more about the borough and World War One and events that took place locally to mark its centenary.