Eynsford, Kent Genealogy

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Eynsford St Martin

Parish History

Eynsford is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent.Eynsford Wikipedia

Eynsford St Martin is an Ancient parish which includes Eynsford Castle, Lullingstone Castle and Lullingstone Roman Villa. Eynsford Castle Wikipedia Lullingstone Roman Villa Wikipedia Crockenhill was a chapelry of Eynsford.

The parish church of St Martin has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

The church of St Botolph, the church to Lullingstone Castle, has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building see Lullingstone Castle Wikipedia

Although the present Eynsford Baptist church dates from 1906, the first Baptist building in Eynsford dated from 1806 and the first Baptist preaching dates from 1775 see Eynsford Baptist website


Civil Registration

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)

International Genealogical Index  Christenings 1756-1836 Batch (C131382) Marriages 1754-1837 Batch (M131382)

Eynsford Baptist Church 1799-1837 (Births) Batch (C091621)

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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. 

Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Dartford 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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