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Guide to '''Hastingleigh, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Hastingleigh, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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| Hundred = Bircholt Franchise and Barony
 
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=== Parish History  ===
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== 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>Samuel A. Lewis, [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 & Hastlingleigh with Boughton Aluph & Eastwell. 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  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/east%20ashford.html+ East Ashford Registration District]<br>
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/east%20ashford.html 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.  
 
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].  
  
==== Church records ====
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==== Church Records ====
 
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Hastingleigh 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="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015003/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/baptisms#kentBaptisms 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 5 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-baptisms.pdf 'Canterbury baptism records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-banns.pdf 'Canterbury banns coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-burials.pdf 'Canterbury burial records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?tab=1 findmypast - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140210015003/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/baptisms#kentBaptisms 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 5 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-baptisms.pdf 'Canterbury baptism records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-banns.pdf 'Canterbury banns coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref><ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/canterbury-burials.pdf 'Canterbury burial records coverage'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 14 November 2013.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/ken.htm 'Kent Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/ken.htm 'Kent Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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==== Land Tax  ====
 
==== Land Tax  ====
  
Images for&nbsp;[[Brabourne, Kent]] and Hastingleigh available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1831<br>
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*Images for [[Brabourne, Kent]] 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]] and Hastingleigh 1780-1831  
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*Images for Brabourne and Hastingleigh 1780-1831 are derived from 1987 microfilm at Kent Archives Office reference DRB/RT43-44. Land tax assessments for [[Brabourne, Kent]] and Hastingleigh 1780-1831  
  
 
Family History Library BRITISH Film 1469808 Items 1-2  
 
Family History Library BRITISH Film 1469808 Items 1-2  
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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 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 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63453+ at British History Online]<br>  
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The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 14-27 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63453 at British History Online]<br>  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F510119+ Census returns for Hastingleigh 1841-1891]  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/510119 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 '''[[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 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>
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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)  
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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).
  
 
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]  
 
 
 
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[East Ashford Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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*[[East Ashford 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>
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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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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:

FMP = findmypast - (£)[2][3][4][5]
FREG = FreeREG - free[6]
MIDK = Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911 - free[7]
Hastingleigh Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1730-1911
1781-1833 (Banns) 1781-1833 (Banns) 1730-1812 1730-1812
FREG
1754-1911

MIDK 1754-1911

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

  • Images for Brabourne and Hastingleigh 1780-1831 are 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.

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. 435-441. Date accessed: 15 August 2013.
  2. 'Coverage of Kent parish baptism records', Find My Past, accessed 5 November 2013.
  3. 'Canterbury baptism records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 11 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.
  6. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  7. 'Mid-Kent Marriage Index 1754-1911,' Woodchurch Ancestry Group, accessed 16 January 2014.