Hildenborough, Kent Genealogy

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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kent]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kent Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Hildenborough_St_John_Kent.jpg|thumb|right|Hildenborough St John]]
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Guide to '''Hildenborough, 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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| caption = Hildenborough St John Kent
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Codsheath; Tonbridge Lowey; Washlingstone
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| Poor Law Union = Tonbridge
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| Registration District = Sevenoaks; Tunbridge
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| PRbegin = 1844
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| BTbegin = 1844
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - None
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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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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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Hildenborough is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling district of Kent&nbsp; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hildenborough+ Hildenborough Wikipedia]<br>  
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=== Parish History  ===
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HILDENBOROUGH, or HILDERBOROUGH, a '''hamlet '''in Tunbridge parish, and a chapelry partly also in Leigh parish, Kent; on the Tunbridge direct railway, 2 miles NW of Tunbridge.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson, [http://visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=4484 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'']</ref>
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<br> Hildenborough is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling district of Kent&nbsp; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hildenborough+ Hildenborough Wikipedia]<br>  
  
 
The church of St John was built in 1843-1844 and was formed as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1844 from [[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] and part of [[Leigh, Kent]] parishes.<br>  
 
The church of St John was built in 1843-1844 and was formed as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1844 from [[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] and part of [[Leigh, Kent]] parishes.<br>  
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For a history of the parish see [http://history.touch2000.org.uk/stjohns.php+ St John &amp; Stocks Green Hildenborough] and [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/hild_c01.htm+ Hildenborough St John]<br>  
 
For a history of the parish see [http://history.touch2000.org.uk/stjohns.php+ St John &amp; Stocks Green Hildenborough] and [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/hild_c01.htm+ Hildenborough St John]<br>  
  
See also[[Tonbridge, Kent]]
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See also[[Tonbridge, Kent]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/tonbridge.html+ Tonbridge Registration District]
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/tonbridge.html+ Tonbridge 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.
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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 <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  ====
  
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Tunbridge.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Hildenborough|subject|disp=Hildenborough}} <br><br>  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 7 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''KOPC''' = [http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Leigh.html Kent Online Parish Clerks - free]<ref>[http://www.kent-opc.org/ ''Kent Online Parish Clerks''], accessed 20 November 2013.</ref>
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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. <br>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1888-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1949386|'''1844-1911'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1949386|'''1844-1911'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Leigh.html '''1845-1891''']
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==== Census records  ====
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==== Census records<br> ====
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
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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.
  
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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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.
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
  
[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]  
  
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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[http://www.1881pubs.com/+ for details of public houses in the 1881 census]
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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&amp;sourceid=1&amp;utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&amp;utm_medium=Key+Keywords&amp;utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
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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.  
 
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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See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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==== Local Family History Centre  ====
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[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]
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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>
  
 
== 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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Revision as of 14:34, 3 June 2014

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Guide to Hildenborough, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hildenborough, Kent
Hildenborough St John Kent.jpg
Hildenborough St John Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Codsheath; Tonbridge Lowey; Washlingstone
County Kent
Poor Law Union Tonbridge PLU
Registration District Sevenoaks; Tunbridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1844
Bishop's Transcripts: 1844
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

HILDENBOROUGH, or HILDERBOROUGH, a hamlet in Tunbridge parish, and a chapelry partly also in Leigh parish, Kent; on the Tunbridge direct railway, 2 miles NW of Tunbridge.[1]


Hildenborough is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling district of Kent  Hildenborough Wikipedia

The church of St John was built in 1843-1844 and was formed as an Ecclesiastical parish in 1844 from Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent and part of Leigh, Kent parishes.

The parish church of St John London Road Hildenborough has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

For a history of the parish see St John & Stocks Green Hildenborough and Hildenborough St John

See alsoTonbridge, Kent

Resources

Civil Registration

See Tonbridge 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

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free[3]
KOPC = Kent Online Parish Clerks - free[4]
Hildenborough, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1888-1911


FS BTs 1844-1911 1844-1911
KOPC

1845-1891

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 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

Tonbridge 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

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. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 7 November 2013.
  3. 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. Kent Online Parish Clerks, accessed 20 November 2013.