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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
HASTINGLEIGH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of East Ashford, franchise and barony of Bircholt, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 6½ miles (E. by N.) from Ashford. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51013#s7 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 435-441. Date accessed: 15 August 2013. </ref>  
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HASTINGLEIGH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of East Ashford, franchise and barony of Bircholt, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 6½ miles (E. by N.) from Ashford. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51013#s7 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 435-441. Date accessed: 15 August 2013.</ref>  
  
<br> Hastingleigh is a village and civil parish in the Ashford district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastingleigh+ Hastingleigh Wikipedia]<br>
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Hastingleigh is a village and civil parish in the Ashford district of Kent, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastingleigh+ Hastingleigh Wikipedia].
  
Hastingleigh St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; it is one of the Wye United benefice churches with Wye with Brook &amp; Hastlingleigh with Boughton Aluph &amp; Eastwell.&nbsp;See also [http://www.wyebenefice.org.uk/index.html+ Wye benefice website] [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/hastingleigh-st-mary-the-virgin/+ A church near you] <br>
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Hastingleigh St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; it is one of the Wye United benefice churches with Wye with Brook &amp; Hastlingleigh with Boughton Aluph &amp; Eastwell.&nbsp;See also [http://www.wyebenefice.org.uk/index.html+ Wye benefice website] [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/hastingleigh-st-mary-the-virgin/+ A church near you].
  
The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-408375-church-of-st-mary-hastingleigh+ British listed building] <br>
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The Church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-408375-church-of-st-mary-hastingleigh+ British listed building].
  
See Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 8 (1799), pp. 28-32 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63454+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Hastingleigh+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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See Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 8 (1799), pp. 28-32 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63454+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Hastingleigh+ Kent Churches website].
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 18:18, 12 July 2019

Hastingleigh

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


Hastingleigh, Kent
Hastingleigh St Mary Kent.jpg
Hastingleigh St Mary Kent
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bircholt Franchise and Barony
County Kent, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union East Ashford
Registration District East Ashford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1730
Bishop's Transcripts: 1563
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Elham
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent History and Library Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HASTINGLEIGH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of East Ashford, franchise and barony of Bircholt, lathe of Shepway, E. division of Kent, 6½ miles (E. by N.) from Ashford. [1]

Hastingleigh is a village and civil parish in the Ashford district of Kent, see Hastingleigh Wikipedia.

Hastingleigh St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; it is one of the Wye United benefice churches with Wye with Brook & Hastlingleigh with Boughton Aluph & Eastwell. See also Wye benefice website A church near you.

The Church of St Mary the Virgin 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 8 (1799), pp. 28-32 at British History Online and Kent Churches website.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See East Ashford 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]

Hastingleigh 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
Hastingleigh 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.

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Images for Brabourne, Kent Genealogy and Hastingleigh available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records 1780-1831

Images for Brabourne and Hastingleigh 1780-1831are derived from 1987 microfilm at Kent Archives Office reference DRB/RT43-44. Land tax assessments for Brabourne, Kent Genealogy and Hastingleigh 1780-1831

Family History Library BRITISH Film 1469808 Items 1-2

The images refer to the West Brabourne part of the parish; Edward Hasted refers to "Combe, Bedlestone, the hamlet of West Braborne-street and Hampton"

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 14-27 at British History Online

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census returns for Hastingleigh 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 Family History Center 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]

East Ashford 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 England Family History Centre

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]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 435-441. Date accessed: 15 August 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk