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Welcome to the Herne Bay Historical Records Society
The HBHRS is flourishing and maintains contact with its members by means of talks during the winter months and excursions to places of interest during the summer. All enquiries should be addressed to either the Secretary or the Curator/Archivist. Interested parties are invited to get in touch with an officer or member of the Committee.


News and forthcoming events
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The society has had a busy summer with a successful outing to Rochester in June and their History Day at the Heritage Centre in August which included displays on the Centenary Celebrations in Herne Bay in 1933 as well as Local History Seafront walks.
This year our programme of talks has been arranged on a monthly basis instead of the fortnightly format which was our former arrangement. We will be commencing on Thursday 6th September and will be welcoming speaker Anthea Bryant who will be talking on Jane Austen Her Kentish World and Royal Naval Connections.
Meetings are held the Lower Hall, United Church, High Street Herne Bay CT6 6NG (next door to the Fire Station) Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Raffle and Refreshments available at each meeting. Membership for 1 year commencing 1st October is £15 per person. Visitors/non-members are requested to pay £2 each for every individual meeting attended.

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Anthea Bryant : "Jane Austen – Her Kentish World and Royal Naval connections" :
Thursday 6th September 2018
Lower Hall United Church, High Street, Herne Bay.
Doors open at 6.30pm for 7pm start.
Members free, Visitors £2.

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Douglas Downing : "The Dalziel Brothers- Pictures in the Fire - rediscovering a long-lost family history connected to a C19th workshop and Herne Bay" :
Thursday 4th October 2018
Lower Hall United Church, High Street, Herne Bay.
Doors open at 6.30pm for 7pm start.
Members free, Visitors £2.