Southborough St Peter, Kent Genealogy

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[[Image:Southborough_St_Peter_Kent.jpg|thumb|right|Southborough St Peter]]
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Guide to '''Southborough, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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Southborough is a civil parish in the town of Southborough within Tunbridge Wells in Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southborough,_Kent+ Southborough Kent Wikipedia]<br>  
 
Southborough is a civil parish in the town of Southborough within Tunbridge Wells in Kent [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southborough,_Kent+ Southborough Kent Wikipedia]<br>  
  
The church dates from 1830-1831 and was formed as an ecclesiastical parish in 1847 from [[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] Ancient Parish see [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Southborough+1+ Kent Churches website]
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The church dates from 1830-1831 and was formed as an ecclesiastical parish in 1847 from [[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] Ancient Parish see [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Southborough+1+ Kent Churches website]  
  
The church of St Peter Church Road Southborough has been designated as a grade II listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-169307-church-of-st-peter-southborough+ British listed building]<br>  
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The church of St Peter Church Road Southborough has been designated as a grade II listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-169307-church-of-st-peter-southborough+ British listed building]<br> see [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/sthb_c01.htm+ Southborough St Peter]<br>  
  
see [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/sthb_c01.htm+ Southborough St Peter]<br>
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SOUTHBOROUGH, '''a chapelry, in the parish''', union,and lowey '''of Tonbridge''', lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Tonbridge. It is situated about midway between Tonbridge and the Wells, and consists of a number of scattered houses. A '''district church''' has been erected by subscription.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51288A Topographical Dictionary of England']' (1848), pp. 139-149. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 November 2013.</ref> Church registers commence from the year 1831.
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/tonbridge.html+ Tonbridge Registration District]
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/tonbridge.html+ Tonbridge 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.
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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<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
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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  ====
  
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Southborough|subject|disp=Southborough St Peter}} <br><br>
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'''{{PAGENAME}}''' parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.&nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 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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==== Census records  ====
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1949386|'''1831-1879'''}}
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{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Southborough|subject|disp=Southborough St Peter}}  
  
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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'''Southborough St Matthew''' parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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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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'''Southborough St Thomas''' parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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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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==== Census records<br>  ====
  
[http://www.1881pubs.com/+ for details of public houses in the 1881 census]
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{{British Census|306858}}<br>
  
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&amp;sourceid=1&amp;utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&amp;utm_medium=Key+Keywords&amp;utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
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== 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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SOUTHBOROUGH, a '''chapelry''', in the parish, union, and lowey of Tonbridge, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Tonbridge. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51288#s18 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 139-149. Date accessed: 20 May 2013.</ref>
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<br> Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<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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Guide to Southborough, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Contents

Parish History

Southborough is a civil parish in the town of Southborough within Tunbridge Wells in Kent Southborough Kent Wikipedia

The church dates from 1830-1831 and was formed as an ecclesiastical parish in 1847 from Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent Ancient Parish see Kent Churches website

The church of St Peter Church Road Southborough has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
see Southborough St Peter

SOUTHBOROUGH, a chapelry, in the parish, union,and lowey of Tonbridge, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Tonbridge. It is situated about midway between Tonbridge and the Wells, and consists of a number of scattered houses. A district church has been erected by subscription.[1] Church registers commence from the year 1831.

Resources

Civil Registration

See Tonbridge 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

Southborough St Peter, 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]
Southborough St Peter, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1831-1907 (gaps)
1858-1863

FS BTs 1831-1909 1831-1879 1831-1909

Family History Library film numbers
Southborough St Peter

Southborough St Matthew parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Southborough St Matthew Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS BTs 1902-1904

Southborough St Thomas parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Southborough St Thomas Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1860-1903 (gaps)


FS BTs 1860-1903

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 306858.



Poor Law Unions

Tonbridge 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

SOUTHBOROUGH, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and lowey of Tonbridge, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (S. by W.) from Tonbridge. [4]


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

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England'' (1848), pp. 139-149. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 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. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 139-149. Date accessed: 20 May 2013.