Dover Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy

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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
Dover Holy Trinity was consecrated in 1835 and formed an Ecclesiastical Parish in 1841 when the parish was formed from [[Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent]] Ancient Parish.<br>
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Dover Holy Trinity was consecrated in 1835 and formed an Ecclesiastical Parish in 1841 when the parish was formed from [[Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent]] Ancient Parish.  
  
 
After the heavy destruction of Dover in the Second World war the church was demolished as a result of clearance of the surrounding buildings.<br>  
 
After the heavy destruction of Dover in the Second World war the church was demolished as a result of clearance of the surrounding buildings.<br>  
  
A history and image of the church is described at Dover local history website [http://www.dover-kent.co.uk/places/holy_trinity.htm+ Dover Lock and Key of the Kingdom]<br>
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A history and image of the church is described at Dover local history website [http://www.dover-kent.co.uk/places/holy_trinity.htm+ Dover Lock and Key of the Kingdom]  
  
Further images are available [http://www.doversociety.org.uk/105-Holy+Trinity+church+.html+ Dover Society website]<br>
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Further images are available [http://www.doversociety.org.uk/105-Holy+Trinity+church+.html+ Dover Society website]  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/dover.html+ Dover Registration District]<br>
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/dover.html+ Dover 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.  
 
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<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
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The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP
  
 
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].  
 
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  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Dover|subject|disp=Dover Trinity}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Dover|subject|disp=Dover Trinity}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
From Spring 2012 material formerly held at<br>Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX<br>is available at Kent History and Library Centre see [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent Archives] which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives<br>
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From Spring 2012 material formerly held at<br>Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX<br>is available at Kent History and Library Centre see [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent Archives] which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513937+ Census returns for Dover, 1841-1891] generic census microfilm collection in the Family History Library for the town  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513937+ Census returns for Dover, 1841-1891] generic census microfilm collection in the Family History Library for the town  
  
<br>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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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.  
  
 
Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)  
 
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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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
 
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
 
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
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:*'''[[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.  
 
:*'''[[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.  
 
:*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<br>
 
:*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<br>
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==

Revision as of 15:50, 30 July 2014

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

Dover Holy Trinity, Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Dover Town and Port
County Kent
Poor Law Union Dover PLU
Registration District Dover
Records begin
Parish registers: 1854
Bishop's Transcripts: 1854
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dover
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Dover Holy Trinity was consecrated in 1835 and formed an Ecclesiastical Parish in 1841 when the parish was formed from Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent Ancient Parish.

After the heavy destruction of Dover in the Second World war the church was demolished as a result of clearance of the surrounding buildings.

A history and image of the church is described at Dover local history website Dover Lock and Key of the Kingdom

Further images are available Dover Society website

Resources

Civil Registration

See Dover 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
Dover Trinity
See also England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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

Census records

Census returns for Dover, 1841-1891 generic census microfilm collection in the Family History Library for the town

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.
[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
[2] to locate outside UK.
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.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901

Poor Law Unions

Dover 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