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Guide to '''Graveney, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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| caption = Graveney All Saints Kent
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Kent
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| Hundred = Boughton-under-Blean
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Faversham/ Faversham]
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| Registration District = Faversham
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== Parish History  ==
 
== 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. 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>  
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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 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>
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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].
  
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>
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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.
  
 
The church dates from the 12th century and the earlier manorial history dates from the ninth century.  
 
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]  
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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>
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See [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Graveney Kent Churches website].
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/faversham.html+ Faversham Registration District]<br>
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/faversham.html Faversham Registration District]
  
Kent County Council <br>  
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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.
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The Mansion House (Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP  
 
 
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].  
 
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 ====
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==== Church Records ====
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Graveney parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-baptisms.pdf 'Canterbury baptism records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-marriages.pdf 'Canterbury marriage records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-burials.pdf 'Canterbury burial records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 findmypast - (£)]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-baptisms.pdf 'Canterbury baptism records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-marriages.pdf 'Canterbury marriage records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-burials.pdf 'Canterbury burial records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref>
 
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''Graveney Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 '''1630-1898''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 '''1630-1898''']  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 '''1630-1898''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 '''1630-1898''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages?tab=2 '''1654-1837''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=2 '''1654-1837''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages?tab=2 '''1654-1837''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=2 '''1654-1837''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials?tab=3 '''1653-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=3 '''1653-1812''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials?tab=3 '''1653-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=3 '''1653-1812''']
 
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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%2F512125+ Census returns for Graveney 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%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>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/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.  
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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>
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*[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK.<br>
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*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]] to locate outside UK.<br>
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*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)  
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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.  
 
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/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection].<br>
 
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys Find my Past census search 1841-1901].
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
 
 
 
<br>
 
 
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
 
 
 
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. <br>Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.<br>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
 
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Faversham Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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*[[Faversham Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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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.  
 
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)]]  
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*See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate - FamilySearch Historical Records]]  
  
 
==== Local Family History Centre  ====
 
==== Local Family History Centre  ====
  
[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]] [[Gillingham Family History Centre, Kent]]  
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*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]]<br>
 
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*[[Gillingham Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
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*[[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.  
 
:*'''[[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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:*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
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 20:55, 12 October 2019

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


Graveney, Kent
Graveney All Saints Kent.jpg
Graveney All Saints Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Boughton-under-Blean
County Kent
Poor Law Union Faversham
Registration District Faversham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ospringe
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]

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 NE by E from Faversham.[1]

Graveney is a village in the Graveney with Goodnestone civil parish in the Swale district of Kent, see Graveney Wikipedia.

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.

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 British listed building.

See Kent Churches website.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See Faversham Registration District

Kent County Council Registration Services
Invicta House
County Hall
Maidstone
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 (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]

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

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1630-1898 1630-1898 1654-1837 1654-1837 1653-1812 1653-1812

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.

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]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 325-332. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.