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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
STOCKBURY (St. Mary Magdalene), a '''parish''', in the union of Hollingbourn, hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 5 miles (W. by S.) from Sittingbourne. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51304#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 207-209. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
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STOCKBURY (St. Mary Magdalene), a '''parish''', in the union of Hollingbourne, hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W division of Kent, 5 miles W by S from Sittingbourne. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51304#s11 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 207-209. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Stockbury is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockbury Stockbury Wikipedia]
 
Stockbury is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockbury Stockbury Wikipedia]
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/maidstone.html Maidstone Registration District]<br>
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This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/maidstone.html Maidstone 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.  
 
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>
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The Mansion House (Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP  
  
 
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  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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Stockbury parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
 
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Original deposited registers are held at:  
 
Original deposited registers are held at:  
  
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX  
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Centre for Kentish Studies, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX  
 
 
01622 694363
 
 
 
Fax: 01622 694379
 
  
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Tel 01622 694363 /Fax: 01622 694379 <br>
 
archives@kent.gov.uk<br>  
 
archives@kent.gov.uk<br>  
  
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Stockbury.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Stockbury.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]  
  
Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stockbury|subject|disp=Stockbury}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stockbury|subject|disp=Stockbury}} <br>
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See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
==== Land Tax  ====
 
==== Land Tax  ====
  
Images for Stockbury are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1832<br>
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*Images for Stockbury are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1832  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Hollingbourne Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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==== 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]]<br>
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*See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate - FamilySearch Historical Records]]  
  
 
==== Local Family History Centre  ====
 
==== Local Family History Centre  ====
  
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
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*[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
 
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:*'''[[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. <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. <br>:*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 collections using the portal.
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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 collections using the portal.
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==

Latest revision as of 17:49, 12 October 2019

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


Stockbury, Kent
Stockbury St Mary Magdalene Kent.jpg
Stockbury St Mary Magdalene Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Eyhorne
County Kent
Poor Law Union Hollingbourne
Registration District Hollingbourn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1563
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sittingbourne
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]

STOCKBURY (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Hollingbourne, hundred of Eyhorne, lathe of Aylesford, W division of Kent, 5 miles W by S from Sittingbourne. [1]

Stockbury is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, see Stockbury Wikipedia

Stockbury St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury and is one of the six parishes grouped in The Six website a benefice of parishes.

The church of St Mary Magdalene, Church Lane, Stockbury 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 5 (1798), pp. 572-585. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. Date accessed at British History Online and Kent Churches website.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

This parish was in the Hollingbourne registration district See Maidstone 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]

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
FREG = FreeREG - free[5]
MIDK = Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911 - free[6]
Stockbury Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1653-1897
1655-1962
1653-1879
FREG
1754-1911

MIDK 1754-1911

Original deposited registers are held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX

Tel 01622 694363 /Fax: 01622 694379
archives@kent.gov.uk

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Family History Library film numbers
Stockbury
See also England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


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. 207-209. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records', Find My Past, accessed 5 November 2013.
  3. 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  4. 'Coverage of Kent parish burial records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  5. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  6. 'Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911,' Woodchurch Ancestry Group, accessed 16 January 2014.