Collected together here are shortcuts to websites that will be of use and interest to those seeking Kenilworth History.

Please contact me for suggestions of useful additions to the list.

Local History Societies:

Kenilworth History & Archaeology Society, including ‘Then & Now’, and Kenilworth history articles from their archives:    www.KHAS

Kenilworth Civic Society:
www.Kenilworth Civic Society

Midland Ancestors Kenilworth Group (formerly the Kenilworth Family History Society)                                              Midland Ancestors, Kenilworth Group



Kenilworth Historians and their websites:

Graham Gould, prolific Kenilworth Historian, notably his ‘Kenilworth in Camera’ published series, but much more not published:

Sue Tall’s Kenilworth War Memorial website, recording over two hundred Kenilworth family names of Kenilworth’s fallen:


Kenilworth research sources:

Kenilworth Library, has hundreds of Kenilworth books, local newspapers back to 1869, Directories, Census returns and maps:
www.Kenilworth Library

Warwickshire County Records Office:
www.County Record Office

Side-by-side modern Google and old OS maps
Side-by-side maps


Kenilworth photographs:

Our Warwickshire, link to the Kenilworth photographs:
www.Our Warwickshire, Kenilworth

Windows on Warwickshire, link to search page for Kenilworth photographs:
www.Windows On Warwickshire, Kenilworth

Kenilworth search results on ‘Geograph’, over 1900 captioned photographs:
www.Geograph, Kenilworth

The Francis Frith collection:
Francis Frith collection of Kenilworth

Kenilworth History Society ‘Then & Now’ photograph pairings:
Then & Now

Historic England collection, including many of Kenilworth castle:

Historic England


Kenilworth History on-line:

Kenilworth history on the Town Council Website:
www.Kenilworth history                                                 

Kenilworth history on Wikipedia:
Wikipedia, Kenilworth

Kenilworth Castle history on Wikipedia:
Wikipedia, Kenilworth Castle

St Mary’s Abbey history on Wikipedia:
Wikipedia, St Mary’s Abbey, Kenilworth

The railway & station, includes photographs & details from  Rails to Kenilworth & Milverton by this author:
www.Kenilworth’s Railway

Numerous Kenilworth articles, including extracts from  A Portrait  of  Kenilworth  in  Street-Names and other contributions from this author:
www.Our Warwickshire, Kenilworth articles


Clubs, Institutions, etc, histories:

Priory Theatre:
www Priory Theatre history

Kenilworth Cricket Club:
www.Kenilworth Cricket Club history

Kenilworth Rugby Club:
www.Kenilworth Rugby Club history

Kenilworth Golf Club:
www.Kenilworth Golf Club history


Kenilworth Church histories:

St Nicholas  (The history page appears to have been removed from the website)
www.St Nicholas church

St Barnabas  (The history page appears to have been removed from the website)
www.St Barnabas history

St Johns  (The history page appears to have been removed from the website)
www.St Johns history            

Kenilworth Methodist Church
www.Methodist church history      

St Augustines   &   St Francis of Assisi
www.St Francis history