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RESEARCH AIDS
Listed here are links to online resources which may help with research or you may just find interesting. If you can add to this list, please email us at: admin@ramsgatehistory.com

DIRECTORIES ONLINE
Transcribed directories are indexed alphabetically by surname & are searchable using FIND function of your browser (edit menu)
1840 Pigots Ramsgate (transcribed)
1895 Ramsgate & St Lawrence (
transcribed PDF)
1899 Ramsgate & St Lawrence (
transcribed)
1903 Isle of Thanet (
transcribed) prominent people
1914/15 Ramsgate & St Lawrence (transcribed)
1929 Isle of Thanet (
transcribed)
1936 Ramsgate & St Lawrence (
transcribed)
Online Historical Directories various years searchable

CHURCHES
List of Churches and Incumbents from 1903

MAYORS
List and pictures
Civic Insignia History

A.B.C. Kempe

MAPS
Various Historic Maps available in a zoomable full screen viewer
Historic Maps Online from KCC’s Kent View Website

BOOKS

Michael’s Book Shop publishes an unrivalled collection of re-printed books about old Ramsgate

RAMSGATE LIFEBOAT
History and other details at the RNLI site

OTHER WEBSITES

Ramsgate Society safeguarding our past and protecting our future
Pleasurama Remembered a pictorial look at Pleasurama’s timeline
Thanet Underground a look at the numerous tunnels under Ramsgate

Pictures from Michael’s Book Shop a random collection of old Ramsgate photos

Margate History Society a blog about Margate’s history
Margate Local History A new web site dedicated to the History of Margate

RAMSGATE AIRFIELD
Aviation Archives have a collection of 80+ photos taken at Ramsgate’s airfield.

TRAMS IN RAMSGATE
A History of Thanet Trams courtesy of Margate Museum

Ramsgate Trams short article with pictures

PUBLIC HOUSES
List of Pubs & Landlords from 1903

RAMSGATE FOOTBALL CLUB
History & Achievements at the club’s own website

RAMSGATE REFERENCES
Alphabetical list of sundry Ramsgate references from newspapers and other sources in searchable PDF format

Fire Service
Roll of Honour containing names of firemen in Kent from 1899-1990

GOOGLE
Ramsgate History snippets found and indexed chronologically by Google

LISTED BUILDINGS
Heritage Gateway searchable site for Listed Structures

ARCHEOLOGY
Archeological Assessment Document from Kent County Council and English Heritage detailing known archeological and historical evidence, urban characteristics and the archeological potential of Ramsgate.

SCHOOLS

Chatham House School Old Ruymian Lodge


RAMSGATE FISHERMEN
Roll of Honour and Research from The Sailor’s Church, the Royal Harbour of Ramsgate

RAMSGATE VOLUNTEERS

A history of the Ramsgate Volunteers from its beginnings in 1794 to its replacement by the Territorial Force in  1908