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

Sandgate, Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Folkestone
County Kent
Poor Law Union Elham PLU
Registration District Elham
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1854
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dover
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Sandgate is a village in the Hythe Urban Area of the district of Shepway in Kent, see Sandgate Kent Wikipedia

Sandgate St Paul is a parish in the Diocese of Canterbury and part of the Trinity benefice group of churches with Folkestone St George, Folkestone Holy Trinity, Folkestone Christ Church, Kent

Sandgate St Paul, Sandgate High Street, Folkestone, dates from 1849 and has been designated as a grade C listed building British listed building It replaced an earlier 1822 church see Kent Churches website


Here is an important jurisdictional perspective by Samuel A. Lewis -

SANDGATE, a chapelry, partly within the liberty of the town of Folkestone, and partly in the parish of Cheriton, union of Elham, hundred of Folkestone, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 1¼ mile (W. by S.) from Folkestone, and 8 miles (W. S. W.) from Dovor. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]



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

Family History Library film numbers
Sandgate
From Spring 2012 material formerly held at
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
is available at Kent History and Library Centre see Kent Archives which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

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 306872.


 

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

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

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 11-15. Date accessed: 22 May 2013.

 

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