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Guide to '''Murston, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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Guide to '''Murston, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Murston All Saints Kent.jpg
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| caption = Murston All Saints Kent
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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 = 1561
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| BTbegin = 1571
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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 = Sittingbourne
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
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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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== Parish History  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
  
 
Murston was an Ancient Parish near Sittingbourne in Kent.<br>  
 
Murston was an Ancient Parish near Sittingbourne in Kent.<br>  
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Murston is now a suburb of Sittingbourne for local government purposes.  
 
Murston is now a suburb of Sittingbourne for local government purposes.  
  
MURSTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 1 mile (E. S. E.) from Milton. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51164#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 359-362. Date accessed: 17 April 2013.</ref>  
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MURSTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 1 mile (E. S. E.) from Milton. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51164#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 359-362. Date accessed: 17 April 2013.</ref>  
  
 
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/kent-baptisms.pdf 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 5 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/kent-marriages.pdf 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/kent-burials.pdf 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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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?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>
 
| 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="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 '''1591-1908''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages?tab=2 '''1631-1922''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=2 '''1631-1922''']  
 
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{{British Census|306869}}<br>  
 
{{British Census|306869}}<br>  
  
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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FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition <br><br>  
 
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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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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><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]
  
== Web sites ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}} {{Kent}}  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:50, 26 June 2015

England Gotoarrow.png Kent Gotoarrow.png Kent Parishes

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

Murston, Kent
Murston All Saints Kent.jpg
Murston All Saints Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Milton
County Kent
Poor Law Union Milton PLU
Registration District Milton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1571
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

Murston was an Ancient Parish near Sittingbourne in Kent.

The church of All Saints was rebuilt in 1873-1874 by William Burges at Church Road Sittingbourne and has been designated as a grade II listed building by English Heritage.

Murston is now a suburb of Sittingbourne for local government purposes.

MURSTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 1 mile (E. S. E.) from Milton. [1]



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

Murston, 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]
Murston, Kent Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1591-1908
1631-1922
1583-1932
FS PRs 1823-1900

Kent Online Parish clerks (OPC)

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 306869.


FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition


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. 359-362. Date accessed: 17 April 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.

 

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