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A guide to genealogy in the ecclesiastical parish of Bromley - Holy Trinity in Kent with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc..
  
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'''Bromley Holy Trinity''' is an ecclesiastical parish within the town of [[Bromley, Kent|Bromley]] in [[Kent]], [[England]].
  
== Parish History  ==
 
  
Bromley Common Holy Trinity was created as an Ecclesisatical parish in 1842 (built from 1839) to relieve pressure upon&nbsp;[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] .<br>
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| Hundred = Bromley and Beckenham
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[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] formed an ancient parish in the Bromley and Beckenham hundred and the Sutton-at-Hone lathe of Kent. In 1840 it became part of the expanded Metropolitan Police District. The parish adopted the Local Government Act 1858 and a local board was formed in 1867. The board was reconstituted as Bromley Urban District Council in 1894 and the parish became Bromley Urban District. It formed part of the London Traffic Area from 1924 and the London Passenger Transport Area from 1933. In 1934, as part of a county review order, the borough was expanded by taking in 1,894 acres (7.66 km2) from the disbanded Bromley Rural District; an area including parts of the parishes of&nbsp; [[Farnborough, Kent]],&nbsp; [[Hayes, Kent]],&nbsp;[[Keston, Kent]] and [[West Wickham, Kent]]. Bromley became part of the newly-created Greater London in 1965, in the new London Borough of Bromley.<br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
See [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Bromley+7+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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Bromley Common Holy Trinity was created as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1842 (built from 1839) to relieve pressure upon [[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent|Bromley St Peter and St Paul]]. The District Church was built on the Commons land which had been enclosed by Enclosure Acts of 1764 and 1821. The Bishops of Rochester as Lords of the manor had owned much of the Commons Land; in the period from 1843 land was purchased by prominent families. The church with graveyard was built of flint in Gothic style on junction of the Tunbridge Turnpike Road(later Hastings Road) and the Westerham Turnpike Road (nowadays Oakley Road) The total cost of the church and the later addition in 1843 of the tower are recorded in the Burial Register front page.The District was assigned by an order in Council 10 June 1843 under 59 Geo,III134 section 16.  
  
See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/brml_c05.htm+ Bromley Common Holy Trinity] [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/brml_plc.htm+ Bromley North West Kent Family History Society]<br>
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The Norman family who purchased most of the land of the Common area and major houses were the major benefactors for the church including an entire reroofing of the church and gift of a large parcel of land to extend the graveyard. Only part of the land formed an extension the remaining land was never utilised for burials but forms allotment gardens to the present day.  
  
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[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent|Bromley St Peter and St Paul]] formed an ancient parish in the Bromley and Beckenham hundred and the Sutton-at-Hone lathe of Kent. In 1840 it became part of the expanded Metropolitan Police District. The parish adopted the Local Government Act 1858 and a local board was formed in 1867. The board was reconstituted as Bromley Urban District Council in 1894 and the parish became Bromley Urban District. It formed part of the London Traffic Area from 1924 and the London Passenger Transport Area from 1933. In 1934, as part of a county review order, the borough was expanded by taking in 1,894 acres (7.66 km2) from the disbanded Bromley Rural District; an area including parts of the parishes of [[Farnborough, Kent|Farnborough]], [[Hayes, Kent|Hayes]], [[Keston, Kent|Keston]] and [[West Wickham, Kent|West Wickam]]. Bromley became part of the newly-created Greater London in 1965, in the new '''London Borough of Bromley'''.<br>  
 
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/bromley.html+ Bromley Registration district]<br>
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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==== Church records  ====
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Deposited Parish registers are held at Bromley Archives reference P 47C 1843-1976
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Bromley Central Library<br>Telephone: 020 8461 7170<br>Fax: 020 8466 7860<br>e-mail: localstudies.library@bromley.gov.uk <br>
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Bromley|subject|disp=Bromley Holy Trinity}} <br><br>
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.  
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== Parish History<br> ==
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*See also [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Bromley+7+ Kent Churches website]
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*See also [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/brml_c05.htm+ Bromley Common Holy Trinity] [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/brml_plc.htm+ Bromley North West Kent Family History Society]
  
 
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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*See [[Bromley, Kent|Bromley]]
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
No online indexes or transcriptions exist for Bromley Holy Trinity Chapelry currently. However, the ancient parish of St Peter and St Paul's Bromley to which (historically) it was attached does have extensive online data content available at the following website[s]''':'''
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==== Census records ====
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Kent Online Parish Clerks have undertaken complete transcripts for the Parish of Holy Trinity. Completed transcripts cover all deposited records at Bromley Archives and other items with generous assistance from the rector. All Bromley parishes are on a single page at /http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Bromley.html
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F506921+ Census returns for Bromley 1841-1891]<br>
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Deposited Parish registers are held at Bromley Archives reference P 47C 1843-1976
  
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through '''[[FHC Portal]]''' Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.<br>Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.
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Bromley Central Library<br>Telephone: 020 8461 7170<br>Fax: 020 8466 7860<br>e-mail: localstudies.library@bromley.gov.uk <br>  
 
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Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>  
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Family History Library film numbers<br> [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results#count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3AEngland%2C%20%2Bsubject%3AKent%2C%20%2Bsubject%3ABromley Bromley Holy Trinity]
  
[[Bromley Poor Law Union]]
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The extent of the Parish boundary from central Bromley to include Page Heath part of '''Bickley''', '''Southborough''' the ancient hamlet of '''Skim Corner''' and as far south as the Keston parish boundary to include Sheepwash Cottage and the course of the adjacent River Ravensbourne as well as the Bromley Parish Boundary to include Barnet Wood the Rookery and parts of Hayes Lane, Masons Hill, Waldo Road was extensive and the growth in population of the parish was rapid as these areas became developed into adopted streets and roads.
  
==== Probate records  ====
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The 1801 census of Bromley hints at the low population of this area; John Dunkin an author wrote in 1815 that there were 25 houses on the common and its borders but noted that by 1850 the population of Bromley as a whole had increased from over 2,000 to more than 4,000. Bromley South Railway Station on the site of a former gravel pit was operating in 1858.
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Kent Probate Records|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.  
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Frank Jessup's History of Kent &nbsp;records that from 1851 population of 4,100 by 1871 had risen to 10,700 and in 1881 to 15,200 and 1901 27,400.  
  
See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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Holy Trinity registers reflect this growth the address of "Builder's Field" denotes the building of roads of houses; Skym or Skim Corner ceases to be a hamlet and is part of Jackson's Road (named after the eponymous George Jackson shopkeeper) replacing the earlier 1st Skim Corner Road and 2nd Skim Corner Road found as abodes in the early years registers.
  
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The Commons included Shooting Common (originally for archery contests) and that part of Coopers Farm which formed Bromley Race Course; other references are to Bromley Common Village. To the South east of the Church Brewery Road adjacent to Pembury House introduces a growth in trades from maltsters (implying a malting floor) Brewers, Coopers and draymen reflecting another growth in local housing.
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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== 1801 census  ==
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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The transcript of a rare 1801 census for Bromley is now online at [http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Bromley.html/ Kent Online Parish Clerks Bromley page]  
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Local Family History Centre ==
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[[Orpington Family History Centre, Kent]] is within the London Borough of Bromley, located adjacent to Orpington Station and on major bus routes through the borough.<br>
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*[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Bromley.html Kent Online Parish Clerks] are in process of transcribing the complete parish register series in partnership with Bromley Archives and the local Archdeacon on behalf of the Diocese. The completed Bromley Holy Trinity transcripts are &nbsp;online [http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Bromley.html/ Kent Online Parish Clerks Bromley page]
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*[http://downeopc.blogspot.co.uk/ Henry Mantell's blog]
  
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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== References  ==
:*Publication of the restricted access images [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] and [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] means that it is advisable to telephone the centre to reserve a computer if you wish to view these collections using the portal.<br>
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A guide to genealogy in the ecclesiastical parish of Bromley - Holy Trinity in Kent with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc..

Bromley Holy Trinity is an ecclesiastical parish within the town of Bromley in Kent, England.


Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent
Holy Trinity Bromley Common Kent.jpg
Holy Trinity Bromley Common Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bromley and Beckenham
County Kent
Poor Law Union Bromley PLU
Registration District Bromley
Records begin
Parish registers: 1843
Bishop's Transcripts: 1892
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery None
Diocese Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - None
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Bromley Common Holy Trinity was created as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1842 (built from 1839) to relieve pressure upon Bromley St Peter and St Paul. The District Church was built on the Commons land which had been enclosed by Enclosure Acts of 1764 and 1821. The Bishops of Rochester as Lords of the manor had owned much of the Commons Land; in the period from 1843 land was purchased by prominent families. The church with graveyard was built of flint in Gothic style on junction of the Tunbridge Turnpike Road(later Hastings Road) and the Westerham Turnpike Road (nowadays Oakley Road) The total cost of the church and the later addition in 1843 of the tower are recorded in the Burial Register front page.The District was assigned by an order in Council 10 June 1843 under 59 Geo,III134 section 16.

The Norman family who purchased most of the land of the Common area and major houses were the major benefactors for the church including an entire reroofing of the church and gift of a large parcel of land to extend the graveyard. Only part of the land formed an extension the remaining land was never utilised for burials but forms allotment gardens to the present day.

Bromley St Peter and St Paul formed an ancient parish in the Bromley and Beckenham hundred and the Sutton-at-Hone lathe of Kent. In 1840 it became part of the expanded Metropolitan Police District. The parish adopted the Local Government Act 1858 and a local board was formed in 1867. The board was reconstituted as Bromley Urban District Council in 1894 and the parish became Bromley Urban District. It formed part of the London Traffic Area from 1924 and the London Passenger Transport Area from 1933. In 1934, as part of a county review order, the borough was expanded by taking in 1,894 acres (7.66 km2) from the disbanded Bromley Rural District; an area including parts of the parishes of Farnborough, Hayes, Keston and West Wickam. Bromley became part of the newly-created Greater London in 1965, in the new London Borough of Bromley.

Resources

Civil Registration

Church records

Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]
KOPC = Kent Online Parish Clerks - free[2]
Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1772-1789


FS BTs 1560-1911 1560-1911 1560-1911
KOPC 1843-1900
1843-1907
1844-1918

Kent Online Parish Clerks have undertaken complete transcripts for the Parish of Holy Trinity. Completed transcripts cover all deposited records at Bromley Archives and other items with generous assistance from the rector. All Bromley parishes are on a single page at /http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Bromley.html

Deposited Parish registers are held at Bromley Archives reference P 47C 1843-1976

Bromley Central Library
Telephone: 020 8461 7170
Fax: 020 8466 7860
e-mail: localstudies.library@bromley.gov.uk

Family History Library film numbers
Bromley Holy Trinity

The extent of the Parish boundary from central Bromley to include Page Heath part of Bickley, Southborough the ancient hamlet of Skim Corner and as far south as the Keston parish boundary to include Sheepwash Cottage and the course of the adjacent River Ravensbourne as well as the Bromley Parish Boundary to include Barnet Wood the Rookery and parts of Hayes Lane, Masons Hill, Waldo Road was extensive and the growth in population of the parish was rapid as these areas became developed into adopted streets and roads.

The 1801 census of Bromley hints at the low population of this area; John Dunkin an author wrote in 1815 that there were 25 houses on the common and its borders but noted that by 1850 the population of Bromley as a whole had increased from over 2,000 to more than 4,000. Bromley South Railway Station on the site of a former gravel pit was operating in 1858.

Frank Jessup's History of Kent  records that from 1851 population of 4,100 by 1871 had risen to 10,700 and in 1881 to 15,200 and 1901 27,400.

Holy Trinity registers reflect this growth the address of "Builder's Field" denotes the building of roads of houses; Skym or Skim Corner ceases to be a hamlet and is part of Jackson's Road (named after the eponymous George Jackson shopkeeper) replacing the earlier 1st Skim Corner Road and 2nd Skim Corner Road found as abodes in the early years registers.

The Commons included Shooting Common (originally for archery contests) and that part of Coopers Farm which formed Bromley Race Course; other references are to Bromley Common Village. To the South east of the Church Brewery Road adjacent to Pembury House introduces a growth in trades from maltsters (implying a malting floor) Brewers, Coopers and draymen reflecting another growth in local housing.

1801 census

The transcript of a rare 1801 census for Bromley is now online at Kent Online Parish Clerks Bromley page

Websites

References

  1. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  2. Kent Online Parish Clerks, accessed 20 November 2013.