Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry, Kent Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Kent

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Canterbury Black Prince's Chantry is an extra parochial place in the city.

For an overview of the City Canterbury Kent Online Parish Clerks

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See Canterbury 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]

This is an extra parochial place in the city neighbouring Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate, Kent and Canterbury St Peter, Kent

Census records[edit | edit source]

Family Search microfilm for Census Returns for the city are at Census returns for Canterbury, 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Canterbury 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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Web sites[edit | edit source]