East Barming, Kent Genealogy

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East Barming St Margaret

Parish History

Barming is a civil parish in the Maidstone District of Kent see Barming Wikipedia

East Barming is an Ancient Parish; the village of Barming originally had two parish churches and these are mentioned in the Domesday survey. The church at West Barming closed in the 16th century and was absorbed into Nettlestead, Kent parish and the Norman church of St Margaret East Barming served the rest of the village and civil parish of Barming. East Barming North West Kent Family History Society East Barming St Margaret

The civil parish of West Barming was united with it in 1934. see West Barming North West Kent Family History Society

The church of St Margaret Barming has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building See the St Margaret of Antioch Church history  Church website


Civil Registration

This parish was within the Maidstone 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

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Original deposited registers are held at:

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

01622 694363

Fax: 01622 694379

Family History Library film numbers
Barming, East

Parish registers for Barming, 1541-1951

Parish chest records for Barming, 1541-1910

Bishop's transcripts of Barming, 1716-1903
Land tax assessments for Barming, 1780-1832

Census records

 Family History Library microfilms Census returns for Barming 1851-1891

Census returns for West Barming, 1851-1891

Poor Law Unions

Maidstone 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

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