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Graveney, Kent Genealogy

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=== Parish History ===
GRAVENEY (All Saints), a '''parish''', in the union of Faversham, hundred of Boughton-under-Blean, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 3 miles (N. E. NE by E.) from Faversham.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50988#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 325-332. Date accessed: 12 August 2013. </ref>
Graveney is a village in the Graveney with Goodnestone civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graveney+ Graveney Wikipedia]<br> .
Graveney with Goodnestone( see [[Goodnestone (near Faversham), Kent]]) All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury in the Preston next Faversham Goodnestone and Graveney benefice.<br>
The church dates from the 12th century and the earlier manorial history dates from the ninth century.
The Church of All Saints, Seasalter Road, Graveney has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-176719-church-of-all-saints-graveney-with-goodn+ British listed building] .
See [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Graveney+ Kent Churches website]<br> .
== Resources ==
==== Civil Registration ====
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/faversham.html+ Faversham Registration District]<br>
Kent County Council Registration Services<br> Invicta House<br> County Hall<br> Maidstone<br> Kent ME14 1XX Telephone 08458 247 400 http://www.kent.gov.uk are developing online search for all birth marriages and deaths as a result of a community volunteer effort. Not all events are capable of search but the index is updated annually. 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.
Registration Services<br> Invicta House<br> County Hall<br> Maidstone<br> Kent ME14 1XX Telephone 08458 247 400 http://www.kent.gov.uk are developing online search for all birth marriages and deaths as a result of a community volunteer effort. Not all events are capable of search but the index is updated annually. 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<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
==== Church Records ====
 {{PAGENAME}} Graveney parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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==== Census records ====
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F512125+ Census returns for Graveney 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.<br>*[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK.<br>*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]] to locate outside UK.<br>*Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.
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.
*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection] .<br> *[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  <br>  <br>.
==== Poor Law Unions ====
*[[Faversham Poor Law Union, Kent]]
==== Probate records ====
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Kent Probate Records|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.
*See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
==== Local Family History Centre ====
*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>*[[Gillingham Family History Centre, Kent]] <br> *[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
:*Publication of the restricted access images [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]] and [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (- FamilySearch Historical Records)]] means that it is advisable to telephone the centre to reserve a computer if you wish to view these<br>
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