|The Links on this page are related to
Staplehurst and those web sites which have information specifically
about Staplehurst. There are plenty of other sites which will address
All Saints Church in
Staplehurst has it's own web site with information about the church and
Staplehurst Parish Council site has information on Staplehurst past
and present. Anyone with ancestors from Staplehurst should visit this
site. You will find a street map, photo gallery, population graph and
much more. This site also hosts the Staplehurst Society information with
short historical accounts, genealogy, and information on the buildings
and people of Staplehurst.
Roll of Honour site
is dedicated to those men and women who fell fighting for their country.
It includes information from the memorials in Staplehurst and
information on each soldier mentioned. It is well worth visiting.
Kent Genealogy Site, run by Maureen Rawson, is dedicated to the
county of Kent but within this site there are many references to
Staplehurst. You will find indexes to Quarter Session records, extracts
from wills, Consistory Court of Canterbury Will index, and much more.
The Kent Archaeology Society
has Monumental Inscriptions for many parishes and Staplehurst is listed
as 'in preparation' so well worth keeping an eye on this page. They also
have Medieval and Tudor Wills, transcribed originally by Leland Duncan,
which includes some for Staplehurst. There are other areas of interest
including Lay Subsidy Roll from 1334/5. The site also includes the Tithe
Awards for Staplehurst.
One of the first places to visit should be the
Kent Family History Society site.
The products available from the KFHS include the Staplehurst 1871 census
on CD, Staplehurst Memorial Inscriptions on fiche, and CMB 1538 - 1695
Gillian Rickard's Kent
Family History site list publications for sale which includes a
booklet on the Staplehurst Congregational Chapel listing.
The Old Maps site has available
online maps dating from 1873 which shows many of the farms and key
places in Staplehurst.
There are many wills relating to Staplehurst people on the TNA
My personal website has a list of
Publications about Staplehurst and a more general recommended
I have purposely omitted the many general purpose sites such as the
FreeBMD, 1901 census, etc. as this information is widely available
If you know of other sites with Staplehurst related information, please
let me know.