Wye, Kent Genealogy

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Wye St Gregory & St Martin

Parish History

Wye is a village and within the civil parish of Wye with Hinxhill in the Ashford district of Kent. Wye Kent Wikipedia

Wye St Gregory and Saint Martin is an Ancient Parish.

The church of St Mary Goodcheap Lane Wye has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

The Parish Church of St Gregory and Saint Martin, Church Street, has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

Kent Archaeological Trust Architectural and historical information about the parish church

history of Wye


Civil Registration

Kent County Council (KCC) has a certificate centre at the Mansion House in Tunbridge Wells which holds all the completed registers for Kent since 1 July 1837 and can supply a certified copy of any Kent birth, death or marriage entry from any register within its custody or a Kent civil partnership registration from the government online database.

The Mansion House
(Certificate Centre)
Grove Hill Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent TN1 1EP

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

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

Family History Library film numbers

Census records

Census returns for Wye 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions

East Ashford 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

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.