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Kent Index Information


Marriage Indexes

Mr. Gandy charges 6, Mrs. Jones charges 5 minimum.


Baptism and Burial Indexes


Burial Index for East Kent 1802-1841 by Dr David Wright
These index cards are phonetic to group spelling variants and are now in the library of the Kent Family History Society.
Burial index for Canterbury 1752-1852+ (16 parishes)
Published by Kent FHS
Burial index for ex-Kent parishes now in London 1800-1812 (complete; 27,000+ full register entries)
Mrs Jennifer Holmes, 19 Hazelhurst, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 5TL, UK
5 minimum; sae or email for details.
Baptism index for West Kent 1813+ (c.160,000 entries)
Matthew J Copus
10 plus sae minimum.
(Also has a late baptism and Non-Conformist index (35,000 entries).)
Baptism index for Canterbury 1790-1840 (complete, c.24,000 entries)
Miss Gillian Rickard, 99 Strangers Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3XN, UK.
5 plus sae/1irc minimum (for 5 siblings).
Baptism index for Canterbury 1752-1852+ (16 parishes)
Published by Kent FHS
Baptism index for Thanet 1780-1840 (in progress)
Miss Gillian Rickard, 99 Strangers Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3XN, UK.
Baptism index for Faversham area 1780-1840 and Mid Kent 1813-40 (in progress, 42,000+ entries)
Raymond Godfrey, 47 Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8TU
Baptism index for SE Kent (mainly rural parishes between Canterbury, Folkestone and Deal)
Mrs Ruth Nicol, "Captain Jan", Granville Road, St Margaret's Bay, Dover, Kent CT15 6DT, UK
5 plus sae.
Baptism index for Medway 1800-1840 (in progress)
Mrs Zia Wade
Baptisms and burials in the Wealden parishes 1538-1600 (complete)
Published by Kent FHS
Thames and Medway Riverside Parish Series
Published on fiche by R J Cottrell. See Trueflare Website for details.
East Kent Families Database
Primarily christenings, marriages & burials from central East Kent but includes references from Quarter Sessions, Wills indices, Lay Subsidy 1334/5 and other sources. 150,000+ entries and growing - earliest 1334/5, latest 1900. All marriages indexed by both bride and groom. Searches for an entry $1 per reference - must include full name and year range. All printouts include all entries of that surname and a full source list - $12. domestic, $15 to international destinations. Susan D. Young   Now also on CD.

Census Indexes

1801 census index for Deal (fiche #1681)
Published by Kent FHS
1841 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1841 census index (whole county)
Available online by subscription at The Genealogist
1841 census index for Milton next Sittingbourne (fiche #1707)
Published by Kent FHS
1851 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1851 census index for North West Kent (in progress)
Registration Districts of Bromley, Lewisham, Dartford and Sevenoaks plus Deptford, Greenwich and Woolwich are
published by NW Kent FHS
1851 census index for West Kent (95 parishes including Maidstone, 168,000 persons)
Matthew J Copus,   10 plus sae minimum.
1851 census index of East Kent
Dr.Geoff Swinfield
1851 census index of East Kent on fiche
Ashford (#1525), Benenden (#1950),Canterbury (#2021), Cranbrook (#1951), Dover (#1835), Frittenden (#1952), Goudhurst (#1953), Hawkhurst (#1954), Sandhurst (#1955) and Tonbridge (#1869,1889)
Published by Kent FHS
1851 census index for Deal and Blean District
Published on CD by Kent FHS
1851 census index for Blean District including Canterbury (fiche#1959)
Published by Kent FHS
1851 census index for Eastry Rural District (fiche#2022)
Published by Kent FHS
1851 census index for Romney Marsh (19 parishes), Hythe (8 parishes), Elham (8 parishes) and Folkestone (4 parishes).
Published on fiche by Folkestone & District FHS
1861 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1861 census index for Faversham District
Raymond Godfrey, 47 Water Lane, Ospringe, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8TU
One surname plus variants 5.
1861 census index for Bromley District
Available online free from NW Kent FHS
1861 census index for 51 parishes (so far)
Published by John Pain, Casmic Services, 56 Stoneleigh Road, Solihull, B91 1DQ.
1861 census index of Milton Registration District
Published by Kent FHS (fiche #1858)
1861 census index of Tonbridge, Hildenborough and Tonbridge Union Workhouse
Available at Tonbridge LSL, CKS and from Hildigunnur Churchman
1871 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1871 census index of Milton Registration District
Published by Kent FHS (fiche #1864)
1871 census index of Hollingbourne (fiche #1968) and Stockbury (fiche #1967)
Published by Kent FHS
1871 census index of Maidstone District (fiche #1998, #1999, #2002)
Published by Kent FHS
1871 census surname index of Plumstead
Published on fiche at 2.00 by Woolwich & District FHS,
Mr F Reynolds, 54 Parkhill Rd, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1HY, UK.
1841-1881 census index for 11 parishes in Dover Disrtict
(Poulton, River, Guston, East and West Langdon, St Margaret at Cliffe, Oxney, Ringwold, Kingsdown, Westcliffe, and Whitfield) and 4 parishes in Eastry District (Northbourne, Ripple, Sutton and Sholden) (fiche #834-848)
Published by Kent FHS
1881 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1881 census index (whole country)
Available on fiche and CD at LDS Family History Centres and online
1891 census index and images (whole country)
Available online by subscription at Ancestry and Find My Past
1891 Census by parish (some parishes A-G)
1891 census index of Milton Registration District
Published by Kent FHS (fiche #1768)
1891 census index of Stourmouth
1891 Census index of Tunbridge Wells area (RG12/676-683)
Published on CD by Tunbridge Wells FHS
5.50 + 65p UK or 1.75 overseas, from 18 Hydehurst Close, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1EN.
1891 census index of Bromley, Lewisham and Tonbridge Registration Districts
Available online at Family History Online
1891 census index of Bromley, Dartford (less Bexley) and Lewisham Registration Districts
Published on CD by NW Kent FHS
1901 Census index (whole country)
Available online at 1901 Census Online, Ancestry and Find My Past.
1911 Census index (whole country)
Available online at 1911 Census.co.uk and Find My Past.

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Created by Maureen Rawson
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