Great Mongeham, Kent Genealogy

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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Great_Mongeham_St_Martin_Kent.jpg|thumb|right|Great Mongeham St Martin]]
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Guide to '''Great Mongeham, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
== Parish History  ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Great Mongeham St Martin Kent.jpg
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| caption = Great Mongeham St Martin Kent
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Cornilo
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| Poor Law Union = Eastry
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| Registration District = Eastry
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| PRbegin = 1685
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| BTbegin = 1564
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Canterbury
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Sandwich
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| Parish =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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=== Parish History  ===
  
 
Great Mongeham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Mongeham+ Great Mongeham Wikipedia]<br>  
 
Great Mongeham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Mongeham+ Great Mongeham Wikipedia]<br>  
  
Great Mongeham St Martin is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a Saxon church was replaced in the 12th century by St Martin, later restored in the 13th,14th and 15th centuries. In 1851 after a period of dereliction the church was rebuilt by&nbsp; William Butterfield. <br>  
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Great Mongeham St Martin is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a Saxon church was replaced in the 12th century by St Martin, later restored in the 13th,14th and 15th centuries. In 1851 after a period of dereliction the church was rebuilt by William Butterfield. <br>  
  
 
The church contains a monument to the local Crawford family until Stone Hall by the church was demolished.  
 
The church contains a monument to the local Crawford family until Stone Hall by the church was demolished.  
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The church is designated Grade II* by English Heritage as a listed building.[http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-177235-church-of-st-martin-great-mongeham+ British listed building]  
 
The church is designated Grade II* by English Heritage as a listed building.[http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-177235-church-of-st-martin-great-mongeham+ British listed building]  
  
See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 573-579 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63597&strquery=GreatMongeham+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Great+Mongeham+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 573-579 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63597&strquery=GreatMongeham+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Great+Mongeham+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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MONGEHAM, GREAT (St. Martin), a '''parish''', in the union of Eastry, hundred of Cornilo, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Deal. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51156#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 333-334. Date accessed: 17 April 2013.</ref>
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/eastry.html+ Eastry Registration District]<br>
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/eastry.html+ Eastry Registration District]<br>  
  
 
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.  
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The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>  
 
The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>  
  
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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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].  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Great+Mongeham|subject|disp=Mongeham, Great}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.&nbsp;
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==== Land Tax ====
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1559-1928; 1754-1928 (Banns)''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1559-1928; 1754-1928 (Banns)''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=3 '''1685-1927''']
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Images for Great Mongeham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
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==== Land Tax ====
  
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Images for Great Mongeham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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 [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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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{{British Census|306863}}<br>  
  
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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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
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[[Eastry Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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==== Probate records  ====
  
[http://www.1881pubs.com/+ for details of public houses in the 1881 census]
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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.
  
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
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See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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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==== Local Family History Centre  ====
  
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]]
  
[[Eastry Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
  
==== Probate records  ====
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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.
 
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:*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>
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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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== References  ==
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Guide to Great Mongeham, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Great Mongeham, Kent
Great Mongeham St Martin Kent.jpg
Great Mongeham St Martin Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cornilo
County Kent
Poor Law Union Eastry PLU
Registration District Eastry
Records begin
Parish registers: 1685
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
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

Great Mongeham is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of kent, see Great Mongeham Wikipedia

Great Mongeham St Martin is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a Saxon church was replaced in the 12th century by St Martin, later restored in the 13th,14th and 15th centuries. In 1851 after a period of dereliction the church was rebuilt by William Butterfield.

The church contains a monument to the local Crawford family until Stone Hall by the church was demolished.

The church is designated Grade II* by English Heritage as a listed building.British listed building

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 573-579 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

MONGEHAM, GREAT (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Eastry, hundred of Cornilo, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Deal. [1]


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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
Great Mongeham, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1559-1928; 1754-1928 (Banns) 1559-1928; 1754-1928 (Banns) 1685-1927 1685-1927

Land Tax

Images for Great Mongeham are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1832


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 306863.




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.

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

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 333-334. Date accessed: 17 April 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.