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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent Parishes]]  
  
[[Image:Platt_St_Mary_Kent.jpg|thumb|right|Platt St Mary]]
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Guide to '''Platt, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Parish History ==
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image = Platt St Mary Kent.jpg
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| caption = Platt St Mary Kent
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Wrotham
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| Poor Law Union = Malling
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| Registration District = Malling
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| PRbegin = None
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| BTbegin = 1854
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - Canterbury
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Shoreham
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham; Post-1845 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
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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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Platt is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling District of Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platt,_Kent+ Platt Kent Wikipedia].<br>  
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=== Parish History  ===
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Platt is a village and civil parish in the Tonbridge and Malling District of Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platt,_Kent Platt Kent Wikipedia].<br>  
  
 
Platt St Mary was formed from [[Wrotham, Kent]] Ancient Parish and includes Crouch within the parish boundary.<br>  
 
Platt St Mary was formed from [[Wrotham, Kent]] Ancient Parish and includes Crouch within the parish boundary.<br>  
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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>
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PLATT, a chapelry in Wrotham parish, Kent; 5 miles N E of Sevenoaks r. station. It was constituted in 1846, and its post town is Sevenoaks. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. . The church was built in 1845, and is a handsome edifice. Schools also were built in 1845.<ref>John Marius Wilson [http://visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/960610 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72''].  Adapted.  Date accessed 20 November, 2013.</ref>  
  
 
== 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  ====
  
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>
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 7 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyKent.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 15 November 2013.</ref>
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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>
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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" | '''BIVRI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1854-1904''']
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==== 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  ====
  
The Family History Library currently offers no census returns microfilm in its collection.
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{{British Census|306859}}<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 [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.<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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[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. <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>[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]<br>
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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.  
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==== Local Family History Centre  ====
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[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]
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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.
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:*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>
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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PLATT, a '''chapelry '''in Wrotham parish, Kent.
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<ref>1870-72, John Marius Wilson, [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22742 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.''] Date accessed: 27th April 2013</ref><br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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== References  ==
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Guide to Platt, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Platt, Kent
Platt St Mary Kent.jpg
Platt St Mary Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wrotham
County Kent
Poor Law Union Malling PLU
Registration District Malling
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: 1854
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shoreham
Diocese Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham; Post-1845 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

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

PLATT, a chapelry in Wrotham parish, Kent; 5 miles N E of Sevenoaks r. station. It was constituted in 1846, and its post town is Sevenoaks. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. . The church was built in 1845, and is a handsome edifice. Schools also were built in 1845.[1]

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

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

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
Platt, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1854-1904


FS BTs 1854-1904 1854-1904
IGI 1854-1904

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.




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

PLATT, a chapelry in Wrotham parish, Kent.

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.[5]

Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed 20 November, 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 7 November 2013.
  3. 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 15 November 2013.
  5. 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 27th April 2013