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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
STONAR (St. Augustine), a '''parish''', in the union of the Isle of Thanet, hundred of Ringslow, or Isle of Thanet, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, ¾ of a mile (N. by E.) from Sandwich. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51309#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 224-229. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
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STONAR (St. Augustine), a '''parish''', in the union of the Isle of Thanet, hundred of Ringslow, or Isle of Thanet, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, ¾ of a mile N by E from Sandwich. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51309#s9 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 224-229. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Stonar was a former civil parish which was part of the Isle of Thanet Rural District, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Thanet_Rural_District Isle of Thanet Rural District Wikipedia] and is now part of Sandwich borough in Kent.
 
Stonar was a former civil parish which was part of the Isle of Thanet Rural District, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Thanet_Rural_District Isle of Thanet Rural District Wikipedia] and is now part of Sandwich borough in Kent.
  
Edward Hasted refers to the ruined Ancient Parish of Stonar and the manorial history The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 10 (1800), pp. 406-424. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63629&strquery=Stonar at British History Online].
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Edward Hasted refers to the ruined Ancient Parish of Stonar and the manorial history in "The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent": Volume 10 (1800), pp. 406-424. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63629&strquery=Stonar at British History Online].
  
 
The Ancient Parish as Hasted explains had no communicants and therefore there are no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.  
 
The Ancient Parish as Hasted explains had no communicants and therefore there are no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.  
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thanet.html Thanet Registration District]<br>
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thanet.html Thanet 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].  
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The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.
 
The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.
  
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Thanet-Stonar2011.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Thanet-Stonar2011.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]  
  
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 [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent Archives] which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives<br>
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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 [http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/archives_and_local_history.aspx Kent Archives] which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives
  
Family History Library film numbers{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stonar|subject|disp=Stonar}} <br>
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Family History Library film numbers{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stonar|subject|disp=Stonar}}  
  
The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.<br>
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The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513187 Stonar Census 1841-1891]<br>  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513187 Stonar Census 1841-1891]<br>  
  
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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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).
 
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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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/search/group/ukicen 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].
 
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Thanet Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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*[[Thanet 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]]  
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*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
 
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*[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
 
 
 
 
:*'''[[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>
 
:*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>

Latest revision as of 17:58, 12 October 2019

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

Stonar, Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ringslow or Isle of Thanet
County Kent
Poor Law Union Thanet
Registration District Thanet
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Sandwich
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]

STONAR (St. Augustine), a parish, in the union of the Isle of Thanet, hundred of Ringslow, or Isle of Thanet, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, ¾ of a mile N by E from Sandwich. [1]

Stonar was a former civil parish which was part of the Isle of Thanet Rural District, see Isle of Thanet Rural District Wikipedia and is now part of Sandwich borough in Kent.

Edward Hasted refers to the ruined Ancient Parish of Stonar and the manorial history in "The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent": Volume 10 (1800), pp. 406-424. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. at British History Online.

The Ancient Parish as Hasted explains had no communicants and therefore there are no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.

Stonar is within the modern parish of Sandwich St Clement, Kent and a parish boundary map at A church near you illustrates the extent of the parish.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Thanet 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]

Stonar 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
Stonar 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 1538-1988
1538-1997
1538-2010
FMP Canterbury 1538-1918
1538-1934
1538-1998
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.

The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

From Spring 2012 material formerly held at
Centre for Kentish Studies, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX
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 numbersStonar

The ruined Ancient Parish Church has no surviving parish registers or Bishop's Transcripts.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Stonar Census 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. 224-229. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk

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