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Kent References in "The Parish Chest" by W. E. Tate

Source: "The Parish Chest" by W. E. Tate, first publ.1946, republished 1983 by Phillimore & Co.

This book is a useful reference to parish officers, what they did and the records they kept. Part I describes ecclesiastical records, e.g. registers, churchwarden accounts, charity accounts, tithe records and church court records. Part II describes civil records also kept by the parish, e.g. Vestry minutes, Petty Constables accounts, poor law records, highway maintenance, enclosure and many others. Examples from documents are given throughout the book and the following list is an index to persons from the County of Kent who are mentioned in these examples.


Surname        Forename     Title        Parish           Date   Page 
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Allchins       Jn.                       East Malling     17C    173 
Auckley        Susan                     St Marg't Thanet 1687   75  
Auckley        William                   St Marg't Thanet 1687   75  
Ayers          James        Churchwarden Lower Halstow    1784   96  
Bishop         Elizabeth                 Appledore        1722   67  
Boraston       Geo.                      Cowden           1681   68  
Boraston       Mr.          Rector/Hever Cowden           1681   68  
Botling        Jane                      Cowden           1681   68  
Brockwell      Ann                       Preston Davingt. 1685   73  
Brockwell      Jo.                       Preston Davingt. 1685   73  
Brockwell      Margaret                  Preston Davingt. 1685   73  
Burbyge                                  All Hallows Hoo  1557   102 
Butler         Joane                     Bromley          1583   70  
Calthrope      Samson                    Bromley          1634   70  
Carpenter      James                     Cowden           1796   169 
Davy           John                      All Hallows Hoo  1557   88  
Daws           Tho.                      Sutton Valence   1717   146 
Eldred         Joh                       Cowden           1681   68  
Farnaby                     Mr.          Cowden           1679   68  
Firminger      Nich's                    Cowden           1758   33  
Franke         Thomas                    All Hallows Hoo  1557   88  
Friend         Henry        Curate       Lower Halstow    1784   96  
Gladwell       Mr.                       All Hallows Hoo  1576   102 
Hollingworth   Mr.          Vicar        Sheldwich        1696   78  
Hutchins       Tho.         Jr.          Sutton Valence   1717   146 
Hynds          Anne                      Sutton Valence   1717   146 
Jackson        Peter        Clerk        Luddenham        1598   45  
Jaggard        Richard      Vicar        Lympne           17C    63  
Johnson        Thomas                    Bromley          1634   70  
Johnson        William                   Bromley          1583   70  
Knight         Rich.        Mr. Jr.      Cowden           1681   68  
Longley        Johan                     Staplehurst      1578   213 
Low            Robert       Minister     Keston           c.1666 58  
Parker         Mary         Widow        Gravesend        1658   213 
Prat           Sa.          Vicar        Sutton Valence   1717   146 
Randall        Peter        Clerk        Chislett         1654   47  
Reynolds       Will.                     Bromley          1634   70  
Smyth          John                      All Hallows Hoo  1557   88  
Stace                       Goody        Cowden           1694   164 
Stace          Eliz.                     Sutton Valence   1717   146 
Stacey         Elizabeth                 Cowden           1679   68  
Stacey         John         Farmer       Cowden           1679   68  
Underhill      Margaret     Widow        Cowden           1679   68  
Webster        W.           Vicar        Newchurch        1812   78  
Wickenden      John                      Cowden           1679   68  

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