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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kent]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kent Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Hollingbourne_All_Saints_Kent.jpg|thumb|right|Hollingbourne All Saints]]
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Guide to '''Hollingbourne, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Parish History  ==
 
  
Hollingbourne is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollingbourne+ Hollingbourne Wikipedia]<br>  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Hollingbourne All Saints Kent.jpg
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| caption = Hollingbourne All Saints Kent.
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Eyhorne
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| Poor Law Union = Hollingbourne
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| Registration District = Hollingbourn
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| PRbegin = 1556
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| BTbegin = 1569
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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 = Sutton
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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}}
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=== Parish History  ===
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HOLLINGBOURNE (All Saints), a '''parish''', and the head of a union, in the hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 6 miles (E.) from Maidstone. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51038#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 530-533. Date accessed: 15 August 2013. </ref>
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<br> Hollingbourne is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollingbourne+ Hollingbourne Wikipedia]<br>  
  
 
Hollingbourne All Saints is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the Parish boundary may be found at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/hollingbourne-all-saints/+ A church near you]<br>  
 
Hollingbourne All Saints is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the Parish boundary may be found at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/hollingbourne-all-saints/+ A church near you]<br>  
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The parish church of All Saints, Upper Street, Hollingbourne has been designated asa grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-174408-church-of-all-saints-hollingbourne+ British listed building]<br>  
 
The parish church of All Saints, Upper Street, Hollingbourne has been designated asa grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-174408-church-of-all-saints-hollingbourne+ British listed building]<br>  
  
See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 460-478 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62924+ at British History Online]and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Hollingbourne+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 460-478 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62924+ at British History Online]and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Hollingbourne+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district<br>  
 
This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district<br>  
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/maidstone.html+ Maidstone Registration District]
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/maidstone.html+ Maidstone 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  ====
  
Original deposited registers are held at:  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015003/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/baptisms#kentBaptisms 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 5 November 2013.</ref><ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#kentMarriages 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/ken.htm 'Kent Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS PRs''' = {{RecordSearch|1952887|England, Kent, Parish Registers (FamilySearch) - free}}<ref>{{RecordSearch|1952887|'England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,'}} ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 13 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''MIDK''' = [http://www.woodchurchancestry.org.uk/midkentmarriages/ Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911 - free]<ref>[http://www.woodchurchancestry.org.uk/midkentmarriages/ 'Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911,'] ''Woodchurch Ancestry Group,'' accessed 16 January 2014.</ref>
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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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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 '''1556-1834''']
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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 '''1554-1837''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1754-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1952887|'''1556-1799'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1952887|'''1556-1799'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MIDK'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.woodchurchancestry.org.uk/midkentmarriages/ '''1754-1911''']  
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Hollingbourn|subject|disp=Hollingbourne}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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==== Land Tax  ====
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.
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Images for Hollingbourne available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
  
==== Land Tax ====
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from 1987 microfilm at Kent Archives Q/RPL/180<br>  
 
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Images for Hollingbourne available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
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from 1987 microfilm at Kent Archives Q/RPL/180<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.
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{{British Census|306853}}<br>
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/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.
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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)
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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://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. 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. [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]
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Hollingbourne Poor Law Union, Kent]]
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[[Hollingbourne Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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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.  
  
See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
  
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==== Local Family History Centre  ====
 
==== Local Family History Centre  ====
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[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
 
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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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:*'''[[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 collections using the portal.<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 collections using the portal.<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]
  
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Revision as of 14:42, 3 June 2014

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


Hollingbourne, Kent
Hollingbourne All Saints Kent.jpg
Hollingbourne All Saints Kent.
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Eyhorne
County Kent
Poor Law Union Hollingbourne PLU
Registration District Hollingbourn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1556
Bishop's Transcripts: 1569
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sutton
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

HOLLINGBOURNE (All Saints), a parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 6 miles (E.) from Maidstone. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]


Hollingbourne is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see Hollingbourne Wikipedia

Hollingbourne All Saints is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the Parish boundary may be found at A church near you

The parish church of All Saints, Upper Street, Hollingbourne has been designated asa grade I listed building British listed building

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 460-478 at British History Onlineand Kent Churches website

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district

See Maidstone 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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3]
FREG = FreeREG - free[4]
FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers (FamilySearch) - free[5]
MIDK = Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911 - free[6]
Hollingbourne, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1556-1834
1554-1837

FREG
1754-1911

FS PRs 1556-1799 1556-1799 1556-1799
MIDK 1754-1911

Land Tax

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

from 1987 microfilm at Kent Archives Q/RPL/180

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 306853.



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


Poor Law Unions

Hollingbourne 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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 530-533. Date accessed: 15 August 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records', Find My Past, accessed 5 November 2013.
  3. 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  4. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  5. 'England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 13 November 2013.
  6. 'Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911,' Woodchurch Ancestry Group, accessed 16 January 2014.