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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Lympne is a village and civil parish in the Shepway district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lympne+ Lympne Wikipedia] A history of Lympne and the castle is found at [http://kent.villagenet.co.uk/lympne.php+ Lympne history] Lympne features in H. G. Wells first novel "The First men in the Moon" see [http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1013+ Project Gutenberg link]<br>
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LYMPNE (St. Stephen), a '''parish''', in the union of Elham, partly within the liberty of Romney-Marsh, but chiefly in the hundred of Street, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (W.) from Hythe.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51126#s16 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 198-203</ref>  
  
Lympne St Stephen is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury.<br>
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<br> Lympne is a village and civil parish in the Shepway district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lympne+ Lympne Wikipedia] A history of Lympne and the castle is found at [http://kent.villagenet.co.uk/lympne.php+ Lympne history] Lympne features in H. G. Wells first novel "The First men in the Moon" see [http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1013+ Project Gutenberg link]<br>  
  
The parish church of St Stephen, Castle Close, Lympne has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-175587-church-of-st-stephen-lympne+ British listed building] <br>
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Lympne St Stephen is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury.<br>  
  
See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 282-303 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63487+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Lympne+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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The parish church of St Stephen, Castle Close, Lympne has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-175587-church-of-st-stephen-lympne+ British listed building] <br>
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 282-303 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63487+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Lympne+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/elham.html+ Elham Registration District] [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/folkestone.html+ Folkestone Registration District]<br>
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/elham.html+ Elham Registration District] [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/folkestone.html+ Folkestone 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  ====
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Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX  
 
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX  
  
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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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  
  
 
Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Lympne|subject|disp=Lympne}} <br><br>  
 
Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Lympne|subject|disp=Lympne}} <br><br>  
  
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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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. <br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|306873}}<br>
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{{British Census|306873}}<br>  
  
 
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.  
 
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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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.  
  
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
  
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.&nbsp;[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+ ]
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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.&nbsp;[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+]  
  
 
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Parish History

LYMPNE (St. Stephen), a parish, in the union of Elham, partly within the liberty of Romney-Marsh, but chiefly in the hundred of Street, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (W.) from Hythe.[1]


Lympne is a village and civil parish in the Shepway district of Kent, see Lympne Wikipedia A history of Lympne and the castle is found at Lympne history Lympne features in H. G. Wells first novel "The First men in the Moon" see Project Gutenberg link

Lympne St Stephen is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury.

The parish church of St Stephen, Castle Close, Lympne has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 282-303 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

Resources

Civil Registration

See Elham Registration District Folkestone 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

Original deposited registers were formerly held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX

From Spring 2012 material formerly held at
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
is available at Kent History and Library Centre see Kent Archives which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives

Family History Library film numbers
Lympne

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

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 306873.


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.

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

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

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. [3]

Poor Law Unions

Elham 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.

Web sites

Reference

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 198-203