England, Kent, Manorial Documents (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
 
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*Name of parish  
 
*Name of parish  
 
*Name of county
 
*Name of county
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'''Searching the Images'''  
 
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Name of County" category<br> ⇒Select the "Name of Manor" category<br> ⇒Select the "Event Type and Year Range (with Volume)" category which will take you to the images<br>  
 
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "Name of County" category<br> ⇒Select the "Name of Manor" category<br> ⇒Select the "Event Type and Year Range (with Volume)" category which will take you to the images<br>  
  
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
  
'''Using the information'''
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'''Using the information'''  
  
The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:
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The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:  
  
*Calculate the birth year of your ancestor using the age that is found on the document.
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*Calculate the birth year of your ancestor using the age that is found on the document.  
 
*When you have located the document, you can use the place of purchase to help you determine the birth place of your ancestor.
 
*When you have located the document, you can use the place of purchase to help you determine the birth place of your ancestor.
  

Revision as of 17:39, 27 November 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The England, Kent, Manorial Documents collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.


For those in the United Kingdom, images may also be viewed by visiting the Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone, England.

Record Description

The collection consists of manorial documents for the County of Kent. Availability of the records varies by year and locality.

For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1450-1875." FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org). Kent Archives, Maidstone, England. FHL digital images, 77 digital folders. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in the Manorial Documents may contain the following information:

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  • Name of owner
  • Occupation
  • Year of purchase
  • Age

How to Use the Record

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The England, Kent, Manorial Documents  collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

Beginning Your Search

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of ancestor
  • Name of parish
  • Name of county

Searching the Images

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "Name of County" category
⇒Select the "Name of Manor" category
⇒Select the "Event Type and Year Range (with Volume)" category which will take you to the images

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Using the information

The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:

  • Calculate the birth year of your ancestor using the age that is found on the document.
  • When you have located the document, you can use the place of purchase to help you determine the birth place of your ancestor.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.


Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.