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CHISLET (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Blean, hundred of Bleangate, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 7 miles (N. E.) from Canterbury. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50875#s26 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 599-603. Date accessed: 15 July 2013. </ref>  
 
CHISLET (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union of Blean, hundred of Bleangate, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 7 miles (N. E.) from Canterbury. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50875#s26 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 599-603. Date accessed: 15 July 2013. </ref>  
  
Chislet is a village and civil parish in the City of Canterbury district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chislet+ Chislet Wikipedia].  
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Chislet is a village and civil parish in the City of Canterbury district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chislet Chislet Wikipedia].  
  
 
Chislet St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury.<br>  
 
Chislet St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury.<br>  
  
The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-171112-church-of-st-mary-the-virgin-chislet+ British listed building] See Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 9 (1800), pp. 101-109 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63543+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Chislet+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
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The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-171112-church-of-st-mary-the-virgin-chislet British listed building] See Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 9 (1800), pp. 101-109 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63543 at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Chislet Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
See also [http://www.kentresources.co.uk/chislet-smv1.htm+ Church History] <br>  
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See also [http://www.kentresources.co.uk/chislet-smv1.htm Church History] <br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See&nbsp; [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/blean.html+ Blean Registration District] [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/bridge.html+ Bridge Registration District]<br>  
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See&nbsp; [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/blean.html Blean Registration District] [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/bridge.html Bridge Registration District]<br>  
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510441+ Census returns for Chislet 1841-1891]  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510441 Census returns for Chislet 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.  
 
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.  
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
 
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
  
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====

Revision as of 14:10, 22 July 2019

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


Chislet, Kent
Chislet St Mary the Virgin Kent.jpg
Chislet St Mary the Virgin Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bleangate
County Kent
Poor Law Union Blean
Registration District Blean
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Westbere
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]

CHISLET (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Blean, hundred of Bleangate, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 7 miles (N. E.) from Canterbury. [1]

Chislet is a village and civil parish in the City of Canterbury district of Kent, see Chislet Wikipedia.

Chislet St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury.

The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building See Edward Hasted, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 101-109 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

See also Church 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]

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

FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Canterbury PRs = England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986 (FamilySearch) - free
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP Kent = Kent Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Canterbury = Kent Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP East Kent = East Kent Marriage and Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Chislet Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1911
1538-1911
1538-1911
FS Canterbury PRs 1538-1986
1538-1986
1538-1986
FS BTs
1560-1911
1560-1911
1560-1911
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP Kent 1538-1912
1543-1909
1544-1967
FMP Canterbury 1538-1912
1543-1909
1544-1967
FMP East Kent

1538-1754
1813-1841
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Kent Online Parish Clerks has indexes available for select parishes. Records are also available at the Kent Archives.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census returns for Chislet 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.
Category:England Family History Centres to locate local Family History Centres in UK
Introduction to Family History Centers to locate outside UK.
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

Find my Past census search 1841-1901

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Blean Poor Law Union, Kent

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.

See England, Kent, Wills and Probate - FamilySearch Historical Records

Local Family History Centre[edit | edit source]

Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent

Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Chislet on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 599-603. Date accessed: 15 July 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk