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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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Pembury is a village and civil parish in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pembury+ Pembury Wikipedia] It included the hamlets of Upper Green, Lower Green, Hawkwell, Bo-Peep and Romford, the modern settlements of Woodhill Park, Ridgeway and Beagleswood were developed in the 20th century.<br>
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Pembury St Peter is an Ancient Parish with two Anglican churches both dedicated to St Peter and both parish churches.<br>
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The Old Church of St Peter Old Church Road has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-437937-old-church-of-st-peter-pembury+ British listed building]<br>
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The Upper church of Pembury St Peter, Hastings Road, Pembury has been designated as a grade II* listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-437880-upper-church-of-st-peter-pembury+ British listed building] dates from 1846-1847 as a chapel of ease later parish church.<br>
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See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/pemb_plc.htm+ Pembury North West Kent Family History Society] for the Parish church of St Peter and the chapel of ease the Upper church of St Peter and other places of worship. [Pembury Old Church St Peter]<br>
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The former workhouse for&nbsp;[[Tonbridge Poor Law Union, Kent]] at Pembury became a hospital in 1938 (Pembury County Hospital0 and now houses [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pembury_Hospital+ Pembury Hospital Wikipedia]. <br>
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The chapel at Pembury Hospital, Tonbridge Road, Pembury has been designated as a grade II listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-503025-chapel-at-pembury-hospital-pembury+ British listed building] and is a surviving example of a dedicated former workhouse and later hospital chapel commemorating staff and with several original features from the 1860's gothic style construction and interior.&nbsp; <br>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 02:39, 31 December 2011

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Pembury St Peter

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Pembury is a village and civil parish in the Tunbridge Wells district of Kent. Pembury Wikipedia It included the hamlets of Upper Green, Lower Green, Hawkwell, Bo-Peep and Romford, the modern settlements of Woodhill Park, Ridgeway and Beagleswood were developed in the 20th century.

Pembury St Peter is an Ancient Parish with two Anglican churches both dedicated to St Peter and both parish churches.

The Old Church of St Peter Old Church Road has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

The Upper church of Pembury St Peter, Hastings Road, Pembury has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building dates from 1846-1847 as a chapel of ease later parish church.

See Pembury North West Kent Family History Society for the Parish church of St Peter and the chapel of ease the Upper church of St Peter and other places of worship. [Pembury Old Church St Peter]

The former workhouse for Tonbridge Poor Law Union, Kent at Pembury became a hospital in 1938 (Pembury County Hospital0 and now houses Pembury Hospital Wikipedia.

The chapel at Pembury Hospital, Tonbridge Road, Pembury has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building and is a surviving example of a dedicated former workhouse and later hospital chapel commemorating staff and with several original features from the 1860's gothic style construction and interior. 

Resources[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Original deposited registers are held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX

01622 694363

Fax: 01622 694379

archives@kent.gov.uk

Family History Library film numbers
Pembury

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Census records[edit | edit source]

Census returns for Pembury 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Tonbridge 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]

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.