Lower Halstow, Kent Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Lower Halstow, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Milton
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| Poor Law Union = Milton
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| Registration District = Milton
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| PRbegin = 1691
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| BTbegin = 1564
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Canterbury
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| Rural Deanery = Sittingbourne
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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=== Parish History  ===
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HALSTOW, LOW (St. Margaret), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 5½ miles (N. E.) from Sittingbourne.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50999#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 379-383. Date accessed: 12 August 2013. </ref>
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<br> Lower Halstow is a village and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Halstow+ Lower Halstow Wikipedia]<br>
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Little Halstow St Margaret of Antioch is an Ancient Parish on the estuary of the River Medway; a map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/lower-halstow-st-margaret-of-antioch/+ A church near you] and is one of six churches in a group [http://www.thesix.org.uk/welcome.htm+ The Six website].<br>
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The church dates from the 8th century and is therefore in part ( later 12th, 13th and 14th century additions and restoration in 1913) one of England's oldest churches in use. The church has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-176155-church-of-st-margaret-of-antioch-lower-h+ British listed building].
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 6 (1798), pp. 34-40 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62945+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Lower+Halstow+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== 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><ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015326/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/other-burials#kent 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records'], ''Find My Past,'' 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="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''{{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="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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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 '''1692-1876''']
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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 '''1692-1837''']
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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 '''1691-1812''']
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Fax: 01622 694379
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==== Land Tax  ====
  
archives@kent.gov.uk<br>  
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Images for Lower Halstow available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>  
 
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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. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. See [[Kent Census]]  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F512314+ Census returns for Lower Halstow 1841-1891]
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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.
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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.  
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[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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Guide to Lower Halstow, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Lower Halstow, Kent
Lower Halstow St Margaret Kent.jpg
Lower Halstow St Margaret Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Milton
County Kent
Poor Law Union Milton PLU
Registration District Milton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1691
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sittingbourne
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

HALSTOW, LOW (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 5½ miles (N. E.) from Sittingbourne.[1]


Lower Halstow is a village and civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, see Lower Halstow Wikipedia

Little Halstow St Margaret of Antioch is an Ancient Parish on the estuary of the River Medway; a map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you and is one of six churches in a group The Six website.

The church dates from the 8th century and is therefore in part ( later 12th, 13th and 14th century additions and restoration in 1913) one of England's oldest churches in use. The church has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage British listed building.

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 6 (1798), pp. 34-40 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

Resources

Civil Registration

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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers (FamilySearch) - free[5]
Lower Halstow, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1692-1876
1692-1837
1691-1812
FS PRs 1692-1876 1692-1837; 1756-1810 (banns) 1692-1812

Land Tax

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

Census records

Census returns for Lower Halstow 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.
[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

Milton 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.

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. 379-383. Date accessed: 12 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. 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  5. 'England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 13 November 2013.