Platt, Kent Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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The church of St Mary Comp Lane Platt which dates from 1841-1842 has been designated as a grade II listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-357300-church-of-st-mary-platt+ British listed building] See [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Platt+ kent Churches website]<br>  
 
The church of St Mary Comp Lane Platt which dates from 1841-1842 has been designated as a grade II listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-357300-church-of-st-mary-platt+ British listed building] See [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Platt+ kent Churches website]<br>  
  
See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/plat_c01.htm+ Platt St Mary North West Kent Family History Society]<br>
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See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/plat_c01.htm+ Platt St Mary North West Kent Family History Society]<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
This parish was from 1837 in the Malling registration district See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/maidstone.html+ Maidstone Registration District]
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This parish was from 1837 in the Malling registration district 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.<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.<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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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Platt|subject|disp=Platt}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
 
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Platt|subject|disp=Platt}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>  
  
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<br>
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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<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>  
  
==== Land Tax ====
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==== Land Tax ====
  
Images for the Borough of Nepicar are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1831<br>
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Images for the Borough of Nepicar are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1831<br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|306859}}<br>
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{{British Census|306859}}<br>  
  
 
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 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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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. <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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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>  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====

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Contents

Parish History

Platt is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling District of Kent Platt Kent Wikipedia.

Platt St Mary was formed from Wrotham, Kent Ancient Parish and includes Crouch within the parish boundary.

The church of St Mary Comp Lane Platt which dates from 1841-1842 has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building See kent Churches website

See Platt St Mary North West Kent Family History Society

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was from 1837 in the Malling 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.

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

Family History Library film numbers
Platt
See also England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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

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

Land Tax

Images for the Borough of Nepicar are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1831

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 306859.


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.

Poor Law Unions

Malling 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.

Local Family History Centre

Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites