St Peter in Thanet, Kent Genealogy

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Guide to '''St Peter in Thanet, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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St Peter in Thanet is the name in some records given to the area of Broadstairs which forms the Anglican Ancient parish formed in the 11th century from [[Minster, Kent]] The first documented use of the name St Peter in Thanet is in 1124 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Peters,_Kent+ St Peter's Kent Wikipedia]<br>  
 
St Peter in Thanet is the name in some records given to the area of Broadstairs which forms the Anglican Ancient parish formed in the 11th century from [[Minster, Kent]] The first documented use of the name St Peter in Thanet is in 1124 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Peters,_Kent+ St Peter's Kent Wikipedia]<br>  
  
The civil parish of Broadstairs and St Peter's includes the area of the Ecclesiastical parish of St Peter the Apostle Broadstairs.<br>
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The civil parish of Broadstairs and St Peter's includes the area of the Ecclesiastical parish of St Peter the Apostle Broadstairs.<br>  
  
The parish church of St Peter the Apostle, Church Street Broadstairs has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-417092-parish-church-of-st-peter-the-apostle-br+ British listed building]<br>
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The parish church of St Peter the Apostle, Church Street Broadstairs has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-417092-parish-church-of-st-peter-the-apostle-br+ British listed building]<br>  
  
British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath was born here and had a lifetime association with the parish [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Heath+ Edward Heath Wikipedia]<br>
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British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath was born here and had a lifetime association with the parish [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Heath+ Edward Heath Wikipedia]<br>  
  
See also [http://stpeterinthanet.org.uk/+ Church website] and [http://www.villagetour.co.uk/+ St Peter's village Tour]<br>
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See also [http://stpeterinthanet.org.uk/+ Church website] and [http://www.villagetour.co.uk/+ St Peter's village Tour] <br>
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10 (1800), pp. 355-377. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63627+ at British History Online]and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=St+Peters+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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<br> Here is an important jurisdictional perspective by Samuel A. Lewis -
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PETER, ST., a '''parish''', and a '''member of the cinqueport liberty of Dovor''', locally in the hundred of Ringslow, or Isle of Thanet, union of Thanet, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2½ miles (N.) from Ramsgate. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51211#s1 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 558-564. Date accessed: 20 May 2013.</ref>
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
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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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thanet.html+ Thanet Registration District]<br>
  
The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
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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.
  
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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The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
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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  ====
  
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Thanet-StPeter2011.html+ Kent Parish Clerks Online (OPC)]<br>
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+St%2E+Peter|subject|disp=St Peter in Thanet}} <br><br>
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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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==== Census records  ====
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Thanet-StPeter2011.html Kent Parish Clerks Online (OPC)]
  
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}See [[Kent Census]]
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==== Census records<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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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.  
  
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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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.
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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.  
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
  
[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.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
  
[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&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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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
==== Poor Law Unions ====
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[[Thanet Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
 
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[[Thanet Poor Law Union, Kent]]
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
 
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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[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]]
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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<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]
  
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Guide to St Peter in Thanet, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Contents

Parish History

St Peter in Thanet is the name in some records given to the area of Broadstairs which forms the Anglican Ancient parish formed in the 11th century from Minster, Kent The first documented use of the name St Peter in Thanet is in 1124 St Peter's Kent Wikipedia

The civil parish of Broadstairs and St Peter's includes the area of the Ecclesiastical parish of St Peter the Apostle Broadstairs.

The parish church of St Peter the Apostle, Church Street Broadstairs has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath was born here and had a lifetime association with the parish Edward Heath Wikipedia

See also Church website and St Peter's village Tour

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10 (1800), pp. 355-377. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. at British History Onlineand Kent Churches website


Here is an important jurisdictional perspective by Samuel A. Lewis -

PETER, ST., a parish, and a member of the cinqueport liberty of Dovor, locally in the hundred of Ringslow, or Isle of Thanet, union of Thanet, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2½ miles (N.) from Ramsgate. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. [1]



Resources

Civil Registration

Thanet 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

St Peter in Thanet, Kent Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4][5]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[6]
St Peter in Thanet, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1582-1902 1582-1902 1582-1928; 1754-1825 (Banns) 1582-1928; 1754-1825 (Banns) 1582-1909 1582-1909
IGI 1582-1777 1582-1777

Kent Parish Clerks Online (OPC)

Census records

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

Thanet 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.

See England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Local Family History Centre

Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent

Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent

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. 558-564. Date accessed: 20 May 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  5. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  6. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 15 November 2013.