Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy

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TrinityArts Centre

Parish History

Royal Tunbridge Wells (usually shortened to Tunbridge Wells) is a town and district in Kent. Royal Tunbridge Wells Wikipedia

Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity was created as an Ecclesisatical Parish in 1833 from Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent.

The church was designed by architect Decimus Burton (1800-1881) and was the first Anglican church in  the new Georgian town of Tunbridge Wells.

The church was de-commissioned and declared redundant in 1975. The building became Trinity Arts Centre in 1983.

For further churches in Tunbridge Wells refer to Tunbridge Wells North West Kent Family History Society


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


Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Family History Library film numbers
Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity

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Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Tonbridge 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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