Ashurst, Kent Genealogy
Guide to Ashurst, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Ashurst St Martin of Tours Kent
|County||Kent, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Tonbridge|
|Parish registers: 1692|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1716|
|Diocese||Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - Canterbury|
|Probate Court||Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|
|Location of Archive|
|Kent History and Library Centre|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
ASHURST, a parish, in the union of Tonbridge, hundred of Washlingstone, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 4¾ miles (W.) from Tonbridge. Wells.
Ashurst is a village within the civil parish of Speldhurst, Kent Genealogy in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent.
Ashurst St Martin of Tours is a parish in the Diocese of Rochester and is part of
a united group of churches with Speldhurst, Kent Genealogy and Groombridge St John the Evangelist.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]
- Type the name of the parish in the search bar
- Click on the location pin on the map
- Choose Options from the pop up box
- Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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.
Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
- 1837-1934 Tonbridge Registration District
Church Records[edit | edit source]
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Ashurst Online Parish Records|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Kent ($)|
|Find My Past Banns-Kent ($)|
|Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Kent ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Kent ($)
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Kent ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
Census Records[edit | edit source]
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
Land Tax[edit | edit source]
- England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records Ashurst 1780-1831
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.
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]
- Ashurst, Kent GENUKI
- Ashurst, St Martin Kent Churches
- Ashurst St Martin of Tours A Church Near You
- Kent Online Parish Clerks
- St Martin of Tours British Listed Buildings
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., ATopographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed: 17 June 2013.