Woodlands, Kent Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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The parish is to the north of Kemsing and neighbours [[Kingsdown with Mappiscombe, Kent]] to the north.  
 
The parish is to the north of Kemsing and neighbours [[Kingsdown with Mappiscombe, Kent]] to the north.  
  
This parish should not be confused with [[Woodlands, Dorset]] or [[Woodlands, Hampshire]] or the church of the same name in Berkshire.
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This parish should not be confused with [[Woodlands, Dorset]] or [[Woodlands, Hampshire]] or the church of the same name in Berkshire.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
This parish was from 1837 in the Malling registration district<br>
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This parish was from 1837 in the Malling registration district<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].  
  
 
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Malling Poor Law Union, Kent]]
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[[Malling Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====

Revision as of 06:01, 21 June 2011

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Woodlands St Mary Kent

Contents

Parish History

Originally a chapelry within Wrotham, Kent Ancient Parish Woodlands St Mary became an Ecclesistical Parish in 1850, later linked to Kingsdown and Kemsing, Kent St Mary.

The parish is to the north of Kemsing and neighbours Kingsdown with Mappiscombe, Kent to the north.

This parish should not be confused with Woodlands, Dorset or Woodlands, Hampshire or the church of the same name in Berkshire.

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was from 1837 in the Malling registration district

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

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

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.