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Riverhead, Kent Genealogy

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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 [ FreeBMD].
Original deposited registers were formerly held at:
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
From Spring 2012 material formerly held at<br>Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX<br>is available at Kent History and Library Centre see [ Kent Archives] which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Riverhead|subject|disp=Riverhead}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
==== Census records ====
<br>[ Census returns for Sevenoaks 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 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.
*[ Ancestry UK Census Collection] <br> *[ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  <br>  <br>
==== Poor Law Unions ====
*[[Sevenoaks 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]]<br>
==== Local Family History Centre ====
*[[Orpington 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> <br>
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
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