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Guide to '''Adisham, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Adisham, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
ADISHAM (Holy Innocents), a '''parish''', in the union of Bridge, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2¾ miles (S. W. by S.) from Wingham. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50744#s18 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 12-15. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.</ref>  
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ADISHAM (Holy Innocents), a '''parish''', in the union of Bridge, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, 2¾ miles SW by S from Wingham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50744#s18 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 12-15. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Adisham is a village and civil parish within the City of Canterbury district of Kent See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adisham+ Adisham Wikipedia]  
 
Adisham is a village and civil parish within the City of Canterbury district of Kent See also [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adisham+ Adisham Wikipedia]  
  
Adisham Holy Innocents is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/adisham-holy-innocents/+ A church near you]. Adisham is part of the East Bridge deanery [http://www.eastbridgedeanery.org.uk/+deanery interactive website]<br>
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Adisham Holy Innocents is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/adisham-holy-innocents/+ A church near you]. Adisham is part of the East Bridge deanery [http://www.eastbridgedeanery.org.uk/+deanery interactive website]
  
The church of Holy Innocents Church Lane Adisham has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-170890-church-of-the-holy-innocents-adisham+ British listed building]<br>
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The church of Holy Innocents Church Lane Adisham has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-170890-church-of-the-holy-innocents-adisham+ British listed building]
  
See also [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/ADI.htm+ Kent Archeological Society] and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 180-185. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63554+ at British History Online]and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Adisham+ Kent Churches website]  
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See also [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/ADI.htm Kent Archeological Society] and Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 9 (1800), pp. 180-185. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63554+ at British History Online]and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Adisham+ Kent Churches website]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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<br>(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  ====
 
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Adisham 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="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=1 '''1538-1912''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 '''1538-1912''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=2 '''1540-1927; 1754-1921 (Banns)''']  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1540-1927; 1754-1921 (Banns)''']  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=2 '''1540-1927; 1754-1921 (Banns)''']  
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Adisham.html Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]  
 
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Adisham.html Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]  
  
Parish registers are deposited at [[Canterbury Cathedral Archives]].  
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Parish registers are deposited at [[Canterbury Cathedral Archives]].
  
 
==== Land Tax  ====
 
==== Land Tax  ====
  
Images for Adisham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1828<br>
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Images for Adisham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1828  
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==== Census records  ====
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There are transcriptions for the census returns for Adisham 1841-1901 [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/01/ADI/01.htm+ Kent Archaelogical Society] by Mike Doyle.
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510280+ Census returns for Adisham 1841-1891]
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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.
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*[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]] to locate outside UK.
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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.
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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)
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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.
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*[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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*[[Bridge 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.
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See [[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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==== Local Family History Centre  ====
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*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]]
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*[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]
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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.
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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
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Websites  ==
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Kent}}
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[[Category:Kent Parishes]]
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==== Land Tax  ====
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Images for Adisham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1828.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
There are transcriptions for the census returns for Adisham 1841-1901 [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/01/ADI/01.htm+ Kent Archaelogical Society] by Mike Doyle.<br>  
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There are transcriptions for the census returns for Adisham 1841-1901 [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/01/ADI/01.htm Kent Archaelogical Society] by Mike Doyle.<br>  
  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510280+ Census returns for Adisham 1841-1891]<br>  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510280+ Census returns for Adisham 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>[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>[[: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.  
  
 
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/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]  
  
[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]
 
 
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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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  ====
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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.  
 
:*'''[[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<br>
  
 
== 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]
  
== Websites ==
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== References ==
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== References ==
  
 
{{reflist}} {{Kent}}  
 
{{reflist}} {{Kent}}  
  
[[Category:Kent]]
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Latest revision as of 14:14, 30 September 2019

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

Adisham, Kent
Adisham Holy Innocents Kent.jpg
Adisham Holy Innocents Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Downhamford
County Kent
Poor Law Union Bridge
Registration District Bridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1569
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bridge
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ADISHAM (Holy Innocents), a parish, in the union of Bridge, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, 2¾ miles SW by S from Wingham. [1]

Adisham is a village and civil parish within the City of Canterbury district of Kent See also Adisham Wikipedia

Adisham Holy Innocents is an Ancient Parish in the diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you. Adisham is part of the East Bridge deanery interactive website

The church of Holy Innocents Church Lane Adisham has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Kent Archeological Society and Edward Hasted, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 180-185. at British History Onlineand Kent Churches website

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See 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]

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

FMP = findmypast - (£)[2][3][4][5]
Adisham Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1538-1912 1538-1912 1540-1927; 1754-1921 (Banns) 1540-1927; 1754-1921 (Banns) 1538-1931 1538-1931

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Parish registers are deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives.

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Images for Adisham are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1828

Census records[edit | edit source]

There are transcriptions for the census returns for Adisham 1841-1901 Kent Archaelogical Society by Mike Doyle.

Census returns for Adisham 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.

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.

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.

See England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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. 12-15. Date accessed: 17 June 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 8 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury marriage records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.
  4. 'Canterbury banns coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 November 2013.
  5. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Images for Adisham are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records 1780-1828.

Census records[edit | edit source]

There are transcriptions for the census returns for Adisham 1841-1901 Kent Archaelogical Society by Mike Doyle.

Census returns for Adisham 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]

Bridge 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]

References[edit | edit source]