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== Parish History  ==
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== Parish History<br> ==
  
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Otford is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks district of Kent. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otford+ Otford Wikipedia]<br>
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Otford St Bartholomew was initially formed as a chapelry in neighbouring [[Shoreham, Kent]] Ancient parish and became an Ecclesiastical parish from 1723 and included Dunton green within the parish boundary.<br>
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The church of St Bartholomew Otford has been designated as a grade B listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-446058-church-of-st-bartholomew-otford+ British listed building]<br>
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See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/otfo_plc.htm+ Otford North West Kent Family History Society] which includes other Anglican churches and places of worship in the Otford area and [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/otfo_c01.htm+ Otford St Bartholomew] <br>
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Dunton Green St John the Divine was formed from this parish. [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/dunt_c01.htm+ Dunton Green St John the Divine] <br>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:15, 29 December 2011

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Otford St Bartholomew

Parish History

Otford is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks district of Kent. Otford Wikipedia

Otford St Bartholomew was initially formed as a chapelry in neighbouring Shoreham, Kent Ancient parish and became an Ecclesiastical parish from 1723 and included Dunton green within the parish boundary.

The church of St Bartholomew Otford has been designated as a grade B listed building British listed building

See Otford North West Kent Family History Society which includes other Anglican churches and places of worship in the Otford area and Otford St Bartholomew

Dunton Green St John the Divine was formed from this parish. Dunton Green St John the Divine

Resources

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

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

Family History Library film numbers
Otford

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

Census returns for Otford 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions

Sevenoaks 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

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.