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Guide to Postling, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Postling, Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Hayne
County Kent
Poor Law Union Elham PLU
Registration District Elham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1687
Bishop's Transcripts: 1563
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Elham
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Postling is a village and civil parish in the Shepway district of Kent, see Postling Wikipedia

Postling St Mary the Virgin and St Radegund is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you

The Church of St Mary and St Radegund has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See Kent Archaeological Society and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 210-218. Date accessed: 16 September 2013. at British History Online  and Kent Churches website

Resources

Civil Registration

See Elham Registration District Folkestone Registration District

Kent County Council (KCC) has a certificate centre at the Mansion House in Tunbridge Wells which holds all the completed registers for Kent since 1 July 1837 and can supply a certified copy of any Kent birth, death or marriage entry from any register within its custody or a Kent civil partnership registration from the government online database.

The Mansion House
(Certificate Centre)
Grove Hill Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN1 1EP

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Postling, Kent parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[1][2][3][4][5][6]
Postling, Kent Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1563-1911 1687-1911 1564-1837 1688-1837 1566-1988 1687-1988

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Land Tax

Images for Postling are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1831

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 306873.




Poor Law Unions

Elham Poor Law Union, Kent

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Kent Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

See England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Local Family History Centre

Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent

Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent


Maps and Gazetteers

POSTLING (St. Mary and St. Radegund), a parish, in the union of Elham, hundred of Hayne, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 3¼ miles (N. by W.) from Hythe. [7]


Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records', Find My Past, accessed 5 November 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  3. 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 November 2013.
  5. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  6. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  7. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 596-602. Date accessed: 27 April 2013.

 

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