Sturry, KentEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

England Gotoarrow.png Kent Gotoarrow.png Kent Parishes

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

Sturry, Kent
Sturry St Nicholas Kent.jpg
Sturry St Nicholas Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bleangate
County Kent
Poor Law Union Blean PLU
Registration District Blean
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1560
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Canterbury
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Sturry is a village and civil parish in the City of Canterbury district of Kent, see Sturry Wikipedia

Sturry St Nicholas is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; the modern parish of Sturry with Fordwich and Westbere with Hersden is part of a united benefice and the parish boundary map is available at A church near you

The Parish Church of St Nicholas is a joint Anglican/ Methodist church in an ecumenical partnership, see Sturry Church Wikipedia

The Parish Church of St Nicholas, Church Lane, Sturry, has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See Kent Archeological Society and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 74-84. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. at British History Online and Kent Churches website


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

STURRY (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Blean, hundred of Bleangate, lathe of St. Augustine, E, division of Kent, 2½ miles (N. E.) from Canterbury. Here are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans.[1]


Resources

Civil Registration

See Blean Registration District Bridge 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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
Sturry, Kent Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1538-1912 1538-1912 1754-1825 (Banns) 1754-1825 (Banns) 1538-1905 1538-1905

Census records

1841 Census returns for Sturry are missing.


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 193526.


Kent Census 

Poor Law Unions

Blean 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. 252-256. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.

 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 5 June 2014, at 19:54.
  • This page has been accessed 2,064 times.