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Hackington, Kent Genealogy

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Guide to Hackington, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hackington, Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Westgate
County Kent
Poor Law Union Blean
Registration District Blean
Records begin
Parish registers: 1567
Bishop's Transcripts: 1560
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Canterbury
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HACKINGTON (St. Stephen), a parish, in the union of Blean, hundred of Westgate, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, 1 mile N from Canterbury. [1]
Hackington is a civil parish in the Canterbury district of Kent Hackington Wikipedia and includes Tyler Hill village within the civil parish Tyler Hill Wikipedia

Hackington St Stephen is an Ancient parish to the north west of the city of Canterbury neighbouring the parishes of Canterbury St Dunstan, Kent and Canterbury St Mary North Gate, Kent

A history of the parish is available at Kent Family History Society

See also Kent Archaeological Societyand Edward Hasted, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 42-55 at British History Online

See also Kent Churches website Church and parish history

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See Blean Registration District Bridge Registration District

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[edit | edit source]

Hackington parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = findmypast - (£)[2][3][4]
Hackington Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1567-1910 1567-1910 1756-1823 (Banns) 1756-1823 (Banns) 1567-1942 1567-1942

Deposited records at Canterbury Cathedral Archives are described at the Kent Family History Society website.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census returns for Hackington 1841-1891

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable).

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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.

Local Family History Centre[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 362-366.
  2. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.