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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Kent Church Records|Kent Church Records]]''
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== Finding the Records  ==
 
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*[http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/archives-and-local-history/archive-centres/centre-for-kentish-studies.htm The Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone]  
 
*[http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/archives-and-local-history/archive-centres/centre-for-kentish-studies.htm The Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone]  
 
*[http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/history/archives.aspx Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury]  
 
*[http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/history/archives.aspx Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury]  
*[http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Records_and_archives/ London Metropolitan Archives, London]  
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*[[London Metropolitan Archives|London Metropolitan Archives, London]]  
*[http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/LeisureAndCulture/LocalHistoryAndHeritage/LocalHistoryAndArchivesCentre/ Lewisham Local Studies and Archives, Lewisham] (holds the records of the parishes of Lee and Lewisham only)
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*[http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/LeisureAndCulture/LocalHistoryAndHeritage/LocalHistoryAndArchivesCentre/ Lewisham Local Studies and Archives, Lewisham] (holds the records of the parishes of Lee and Lewisham only)  
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*Greenwich Local History Library (holds the records of Charlton by Greenwich only)
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*[http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/ Medway Area Archives Office, Rochester], at Strood. (they have indexes and images of numerous records, including parish registers, searchable online)
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==== Canterbury Marriage Licences  ====
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88,166 marriage licences are indexed in [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index] at FindMyPast ($) covering the years 1568 to 1751.<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163855/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-KEN.aspx "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,"] ''Origins.net,'' accessed 13 March 2012.</ref>
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==== Parish Registers  ====
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1952887 Bishop Transcriptt: 1560-1904]: Additional detailed source information is avialable in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/England,_Kent,_Parish_Registers_and_Bishop%27s_Transcripts_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Wiki]&nbsp;provided by ''FamilySearch Historical Record Collection''.
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== References  ==
  
*Greenwich Local History Library (holds the records of Charlton by Greenwich only)
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*[http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/ Medway Area Archives Office, Rochester] (they have indexes and images of numerous records, including parish registers, searchable online)
 
  
 
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[[Category:Kent|Church Records]]
 
[[Category:Kent|Church Records]]

Revision as of 22:44, 24 April 2012

England go to  Kent go to  Kent Church Records

Finding the Records

Original Records

Records of the Church of England parishes are deposited in several record repositories in Kent.  The first two in the list hold the records of the majority of parishes, and the others hold records for specific areas.  Click on a repository link to go to their website and online catalogues:

Canterbury Marriage Licences

88,166 marriage licences are indexed in Boyd's Marriage Index at FindMyPast ($) covering the years 1568 to 1751.[1]

Parish Registers

Bishop Transcriptt: 1560-1904: Additional detailed source information is avialable in the Wiki provided by FamilySearch Historical Record Collection.

References

  1. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 13 March 2012.