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Guide to '''East Wickham, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''East Wickham, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
[[Image:East Wickham St Michael Old Church Kent.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = East Wickham St Michael Old Church Kent.jpg
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| caption = East Wickham St Michael Old Church Kent
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| Type = [[Chapelry]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Lessness
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| Poor Law Union = Dartford
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| Registration District = Dartford
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| PRbegin = 1730; For more records see Plumstead
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| BTbegin = 1719
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - London
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = None
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Probate Court = Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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== Parish History  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
  
 
East Wickham is part of the London Borough of Bexley although historically a village in Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Wickham+ East Wickham Wikipedia]<br>  
 
East Wickham is part of the London Borough of Bexley although historically a village in Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Wickham+ East Wickham Wikipedia]<br>  
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East Wickham St Michael is an Ancient Parish formed initially as a chapelry of [[Plumstead St Margaret, Kent]]; the former church of St Michael is now a Greek Orthodox Church Upper Wickham Lane and&nbsp; has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-198726-greek-orthodox-church-bexley+ British listed building]<br>  
 
East Wickham St Michael is an Ancient Parish formed initially as a chapelry of [[Plumstead St Margaret, Kent]]; the former church of St Michael is now a Greek Orthodox Church Upper Wickham Lane and&nbsp; has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-198726-greek-orthodox-church-bexley+ British listed building]<br>  
  
See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 2 (1797), pp. 184-203. Date accessed: 2 December 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62811+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=East+Wickham+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 2 (1797), pp. 184-203. Date accessed: 2 December 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62811+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=East+Wickham+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
 
The modern parish is within the Diocese of Southwark [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/east-wickham-st-michael/+ Information about the church] and the church of St Michael dates from 1932.<br>  
 
The modern parish is within the Diocese of Southwark [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/east-wickham-st-michael/+ Information about the church] and the church of St Michael dates from 1932.<br>  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F507804+ Census returns for East Wickham 1841-1891]<br>  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F507804+ Census returns for East Wickham 1841-1891]<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>[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[[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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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
 
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
  
 
[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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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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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
WICKHAM, EAST (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Dartford, hundred of Lessness, lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, W. division of Kent, 3½ miles (W. N. W.) from Crayford. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51404#s6 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 565-567. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
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WICKHAM, EAST (St. Michael), a '''parish''', in the union of Dartford, hundred of Lessness, lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, W. division of Kent, 3½ miles (W. N. W.) from Crayford. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51404#s6 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 565-567. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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[http://users.ox.ac.uk/~malcolm/genuki/big/eng/KEN/parishes.html East Wickham on GENUKI]<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 21:51, 1 April 2015

England Gotoarrow.png Kent Gotoarrow.png Kent Parishes

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

East Wickham, Kent
East Wickham St Michael Old Church Kent.jpg
East Wickham St Michael Old Church Kent
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Lessness
County Kent
Poor Law Union Dartford PLU
Registration District Dartford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1730; For more records see Plumstead
Bishop's Transcripts: 1719
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery None
Diocese Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

East Wickham is part of the London Borough of Bexley although historically a village in Kent East Wickham Wikipedia

East Wickham St Michael is an Ancient Parish formed initially as a chapelry of Plumstead St Margaret, Kent; the former church of St Michael is now a Greek Orthodox Church Upper Wickham Lane and  has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 2 (1797), pp. 184-203. Date accessed: 2 December 2013. at British History Online and Kent Churches website

The modern parish is within the Diocese of Southwark Information about the church and the church of St Michael dates from 1932.

See East Wickham North West Kent Family History Society and East Wickham St Michael

Resources

Civil Registration

See Dartford registration District

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

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[1]
FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers (FamilySearch) - free[4]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[5]
East Wickham, Kent Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1718-1720
1718-1720

FREG
1813-1815

FS BTs 1718-1846 1718-1846 1718-1846
FS PRs 1715-1875 1715-1876 1715-1883
IGI 1730-1875 1718-1721, 1730-1751, 1783-1812

Census records

Census returns for East Wickham 1841-1891

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.
Category:England Family History Centres to locate local Family History Centres in UK
Introduction to LDS Family History Centers 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

Dartford 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

Orpington Family History Centre, Kent

Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent

Maps and Gazetteers

WICKHAM, EAST (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Dartford, hundred of Lessness, lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, W. division of Kent, 3½ miles (W. N. W.) from Crayford. [6]

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

Websites

East Wickham on GENUKI

References

  1. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 7 November 2013.
  2. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  3. 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. 'England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 13 November 2013.
  5. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 15 November 2013.
  6. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 565-567. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.

 

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