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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''West Langdon, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Bewsborough
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| Poor Law Union = Dover
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| Registration District = Dover
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| PRbegin = 1593
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| BTbegin = 1640
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Canterbury
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| Rural Deanery = Sandwich
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
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| Archive = [[Kent Record Office]]
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=== Parish History  ===
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LANGDON, WEST (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Dovor, hundred of Bewsborough, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 3½ miles (N.) from Dovor. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51091#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 20-23. Date accessed: 26 August 2013. </ref>
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<br> West Langdon is a village and civil parish in the Dover District of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Langdon+ West Langdon Wikipedia].
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West Langdon St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury and is part of the group including [[East Langdon , Kent]] [[St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent]] and [[West Cliffe, Kent]]<br>
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 401-405 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63581+ at British History Online] for a history of the West Langdon Abbey , see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Langdon_Abbey+ West Langdon Abbey Wikipedia] and parish and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=West+Langdon+ Kent Churches website] for the present church which dates from rebuilding in 1869.<br>
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Langdon Abbey has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-178468-langdon-abbey-langdon+ British listed building]<br>  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/dover.html+ Dover Registration District]<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.
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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].  
 
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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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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{| width="383" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 100%"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at {{FSbook|1727134}}.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-baptisms.pdf 'Canterbury baptism records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 8 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-marriages.pdf 'Canterbury marriage records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-burials.pdf 'Canterbury burial records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref>
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{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" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276 '''1660-1756''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 '''1650-1805''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 '''1650-1805''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1722-1749''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1722-1749''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=3 '''1648-1811''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=3 '''1648-1811''']
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/West%20Langdon.html Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|306862}}<br>
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[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+]
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Dover Poor Law Union, Kent]]
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==== Probate records  ====
 
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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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See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[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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== Websites ==
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:35, 3 June 2014

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Guide to West Langdon, Kent family history and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

West Langdon, Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bewsborough
County Kent
Poor Law Union Dover PLU
Registration District Dover
Records begin
Parish registers: 1593
Bishop's Transcripts: 1640
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sandwich
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Contents

Parish History

LANGDON, WEST (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Dovor, hundred of Bewsborough, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 3½ miles (N.) from Dovor. [1]


West Langdon is a village and civil parish in the Dover District of Kent, see West Langdon Wikipedia.

West Langdon St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury and is part of the group including East Langdon , Kent St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent and West Cliffe, Kent

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 401-405 at British History Online for a history of the West Langdon Abbey , see West Langdon Abbey Wikipedia and parish and Kent Churches website for the present church which dates from rebuilding in 1869.

Langdon Abbey has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

Resources

Civil Registration

See Dover 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

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[3][4][5]
West Langdon, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1660-1756

FMP 1650-1805 1650-1805 1722-1749 1722-1749 1648-1811 1648-1811

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

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 306862.


[1] 

Poor Law Unions

Dover 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. 20-23. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.
  2. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  3. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  5. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.