History research at your library

Family history

You can research your family's past using our collection of family history resources on the first floor of Grays library.

These include:

  • Thurrock parish registers – births, deaths, marriages – on microfilm
  • Thurrock census returns on microfilm 1841-1891
  • Thurrock census returns on microfiche 1901
  • indexes to census returns 1851,1881
  • Thurrock electoral registers 1936-2001

We also have a range of books on how to research your family, which you can order online or through any Thurrock library.

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