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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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The village and civil parish of Benenden are in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent County Council.  
 
The village and civil parish of Benenden are in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent County Council.  
  
The Domesday Survey refers to a church
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The Domesday Survey refers to a church  
  
The church was mediaeval and was damaged by fire in the 17th century. The restored church of 1862 is the work of David Brandon.
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The church was mediaeval and was damaged by fire in the 17th century. The restored church of 1862 is the work of David Brandon.  
  
 
Benenden School is an independent boarding school whose Alumni in the Princess Royal, Rachel Wissz actress and other notable journalists and civil servants.  
 
Benenden School is an independent boarding school whose Alumni in the Princess Royal, Rachel Wissz actress and other notable journalists and civil servants.  
  
In 1907 a chest hospital funded by trade unions and friendly societies was established here specialising in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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In 1907 a chest hospital funded by trade unions and friendly societies was established here specialising in the treatment of tuberculosis.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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This parish was within the Cranbrook registration district
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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  ====
  
Original deposited registers are held at:
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Original deposited registers are held at:  
  
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
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Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX  
  
01622 694363
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01622 694363  
  
Fax: 01622 694379
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Fax: 01622 694379  
  
archives@kent.gov.uk<br>
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archives@kent.gov.uk<br>  
  
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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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  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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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.  
 
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.  
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== 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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== 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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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
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Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
 
Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
 
[[Category:Kent]]
 
[[Category:Kent]]

Revision as of 09:10, 21 June 2011

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Benenden St George

Parish History

Benenden St George is an Ancient Parish which includes the settlements of Iden Green, East End, Dingleden and Standen Street within the parish boundary .

The village and civil parish of Benenden are in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent County Council.

The Domesday Survey refers to a church

The church was mediaeval and was damaged by fire in the 17th century. The restored church of 1862 is the work of David Brandon.

Benenden School is an independent boarding school whose Alumni in the Princess Royal, Rachel Wissz actress and other notable journalists and civil servants.

In 1907 a chest hospital funded by trade unions and friendly societies was established here specialising in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was within the Cranbrook 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

Original deposited registers are held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX

01622 694363

Fax: 01622 694379

archives@kent.gov.uk

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.

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

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

Web sites

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