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| RW_URL_01 =[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/ National Archives Manorial Documents]
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| RW_URL_02 =[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/help/mdr/glossary.htm Manorial Documents Register Glossary]
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| RW_URL_03 =[http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/guide/man.shtml Manorial Documents Guide]
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| custodian =[http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/history-and-heritage/kent-history-and-library-centre Kent History and Library Centre]
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== Image Visibility  ==
 
== Image Visibility  ==
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Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The England, Kent, Manorial Documents collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.  
 
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The England, Kent, Manorial Documents collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a [https://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch Center] near you.  
  
<br>For those in the United Kingdom, images may also be viewed by visiting the [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone, England].<br>
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For those in the United Kingdom, images may also be viewed by visiting the [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone, England].  
  
== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
The collection consists of manorial documents for the County of Kent. Availability of the records varies by year and locality.  
 
The collection consists of manorial documents for the County of Kent. Availability of the records varies by year and locality.  
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Records of these courts give information about the day-to-day life on a manor (an estate held by a lord), including petty crimes, land transfers, manorial appointments, customs, rental fees, and so on. The court regulated the responsibilities and relationships of the manorial lord, his steward and bailiff (law officer), and the village people. Manorial court records began in 1066 and ended in the early 1900s.  
 
Records of these courts give information about the day-to-day life on a manor (an estate held by a lord), including petty crimes, land transfers, manorial appointments, customs, rental fees, and so on. The court regulated the responsibilities and relationships of the manorial lord, his steward and bailiff (law officer), and the village people. Manorial court records began in 1066 and ended in the early 1900s.  
  
For a list of records by localities, document type and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/1949795/waypoints Browse].
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== Collection Content ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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'''Manorial documents''' usually contain the following information:  
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
 
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Kent Archives Office, Maidstone.}}
 
 
 
[[England, Kent, Manorial Documents (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
These records usually contain the following information:  
 
 
 
[[Image:England, Kent, Manorial Documents DGS 4995078 13.jpg|thumb|right|240x380px|England, Kent, Manorial Documents DGS 4995078 13.jpg]]
 
  
 
*Name of owner  
 
*Name of owner  
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*Age
 
*Age
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
 
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
 
To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:  
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*Name of county
 
*Name of county
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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'''To browse by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "County"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Manor"<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Event Type and Year Range (Catalog Reference)" which will take you to the images.
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page:<br>
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Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.  
⇒Select the appropriate "Name of County"<br>
 
⇒Select the appropriate "Name of Manor"<br>
 
⇒Select the appropriate "Event Type and Year Range (with Volume)" which will take you to the images.<br>
 
 
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
 
 
 
==== Using the Information  ====
 
  
 
The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:  
 
The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:  
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[England, Kent, Manorial Documents (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=England-Kent-Manorial-Documents-1241-1976-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
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== Related Websites  ==
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=England-Kent-Manorial-Documents-1241-1976-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
  
*[http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent Archives]
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== How You Can Contribute ==
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/ National Archives Manorial Documents]
 
*[http://www.kentarchives.org.uk/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=CKS-CCRb%2fM Description of manorial documents]
 
*[http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/help/mdr/glossary.htm Manorial Documents Register glossary]
 
*[http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/guide/man.shtml Manorial documents guide]
 
  
== Related Wiki Article  ==
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*[[England]]
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== Citing this Collection ==
*[[England Court Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
  
{{Contributor_invite}}  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Kent Archives Office, Maidstone.}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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Record Description
Record Type Manorial Documents
Collection years 1241-1976
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Kent History and Library Centre


Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The England, Kent, Manorial Documents collection is available to the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The images can be viewed at a FamilySearch Center near you.

For those in the United Kingdom, images may also be viewed by visiting the Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone, England.

What is in the Collection?

The collection consists of manorial documents for the County of Kent. Availability of the records varies by year and locality.

Records of these courts give information about the day-to-day life on a manor (an estate held by a lord), including petty crimes, land transfers, manorial appointments, customs, rental fees, and so on. The court regulated the responsibilities and relationships of the manorial lord, his steward and bailiff (law officer), and the village people. Manorial court records began in 1066 and ended in the early 1900s.

Collection Content

Manorial documents usually contain the following information:

  • Name of owner
  • Occupation
  • Year of purchase
  • Age

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of manor owner
  • Name of parish
  • Name of county

To browse by image:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "County"
⇒Select the appropriate "Manor"
⇒Select the appropriate "Event Type and Year Range (Catalog Reference)" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

The information from the documents that you have found will help you with the following:

  • Calculate the birth year of your ancestor using the age that is found on the document.
  • When you have located the document, you can use the place of purchase to help you determine the birth place of your ancestor.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Kent Archives Office, Maidstone.


Image Citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976.