Redbridge Heritage Centre provide a service for local and family history research and hold the largest collection of materials in the Borough on the history of Ilford, Wanstead, Woodford and Redbridge.
These materials include:
- census information
- military resources
- free access to Ancestry Library edition (currently this is only accessible from within a Redbridge Library)
- free access to Find My Past
- free access to British Newspaper Archives
The Heritage Centre also has a general collection of books on the history of Essex and the surrounding London boroughs including maps, periodicals and local newspapers.
Archive records, historic photographs and building plans are available by appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org