Rodmersham, Kent Genealogy

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Revision as of 04:18, 17 April 2014

England  Gotoarrow.png  Kent  Gotoarrow.png  Kent Parishes

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

Rodmersham St Nicholas Kent.jpg

Contents

Parish History

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

Rodmersham St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary may be found at A church near you.

The church of St Nicholas dates from the 13th century with additions in subsequent centuries and was restored & nbsp; 1875-1893; it has been designated a grade I 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. 116-121. Date accessed: 26 Augtusa 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

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[1][2][3]
FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers (FamilySearch) - free[4]
Rodmersham, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1538-1892
1538-1941
1538-1950
FS PRs 1538-1892 1538-1727 1538-1810

Land Tax

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

Census records

Census returns for Rodmersham 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

RODMERSHAM (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union and hundred of Milton, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 2 miles (S. E. by S.) from Sittingbourne. [5]


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

Websites

References

  1. 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records', Find My Past, accessed 5 November 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  3. 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  4. 'England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 13 November 2013.
  5. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 686-690. Date accessed: 06 May 2013.