Local & Family History • Vision RCL

Local & Family History

Redbridge Heritage Centre provides a service for local and family history research and holds the largest collection of materials in the Borough on the history of Ilford, Wanstead, Woodford and Redbridge.
These materials include:

  • periodicals
  • census information
  • maps
  • military resources

The following websites are free to access from computers on the Redbridge Libraries network:

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 info.heritage@visionrcl.org.uk