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


Waldershare, Kent
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Waldershare All Saints Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Eastry
County Kent
Poor Law Union Eastry PLU
Registration District Eastry
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1560
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sandwich
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Waldershare is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent, see Walderhare Wikipedia

The Ancient Parish church of All Saints was declared redundant on 1 June 1980; see All Saints Church Wikipedia  and was absorbed into the parish of St Peter and St Paul Eythorne with Waldershare; a map of the parish boundary of Eythorne, Kent is available A church near you

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10 (1800), pp. 50-61. Date accessed: 25 November 2013. at British History Online and Kent Churches website

Resources

Civil Registration

Eastry 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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[1][2][3]
Waldershare, Kent Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1561-1912 1561-1912 1755-1821 (Banns) 1755-1821 (Banns) 1564-1812 1564-1812

Land Tax

Images for Waldershare are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1827

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 306865.



Poor Law Unions

Eastry 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

WALDERSHARE (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Eastry, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 4½ miles (N. by W.) from Dovor. [4]

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

Websites

References

  1. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 November 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  4. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 436-439. Date accessed: 22 May 2013.

 

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