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Guide to '''Preston next Faversham, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
Preston is a district of the town and civil parish of Faversham in the Swale district of Kent, see[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faversham+ Faversham Wikipedia] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Catherine%27s_Church,_Preston-next-Faversham+ St Catherine's Church Preston-next-Faversham Wikipedia] <br>
 
  
Preston next Faversham St Catherine is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/preston-next-faversham-st-catherine/+ A church near you].<br>  
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PRESTON (St. Catherine), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of '''Faversham''', Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E division of Kent, ½ a mile S from Faversham, and on the high road from Canterbury to Rochester. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51223  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 609-616. Date accessed: 27 April 2013.</ref>  
  
The church dates from the 12th century and the Norman church replaced a Saxon church on the site. The original Norman church remains were extended in the 13th century when John Peckham was Archbishop of Canterbur; further restoration and extension took place in later centuries notably the addition of the north aisle in 1867 and spire in the same year.A history of the church is also available at [http://www.stcatherineschurch.co.uk/+ Church website]<br>
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Preston is a district of the town and civil parish of Faversham in the Swale district of Kent, see[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faversham Faversham Wikipedia] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Catherine%27s_Church,_Preston-next-Faversham St Catherine's Church Preston-next-Faversham Wikipedia]  
  
The church of St Catherine, St Catherine's Drive, Faversham has been designated as a grade B listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-175973-st-catherine-s-church-faversham+ British listed building]<br>
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Preston next Faversham St Catherine is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/preston-next-faversham-st-catherine/ A church near you].
  
See [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/PRS.htm+ Kent Archaeological Society] and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 6 (1798), pp. 532-549 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62989&strquery=Preston,Kent+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Preston+1+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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The church dates from the 12th century and the Norman church replaced a Saxon church on the site. The original Norman church remains were extended in the 13th century when John Peckham was Archbishop of Canterbury; further restoration and extension took place in later centuries notably the addition of the north aisle in 1867 and spire in the same year. A history of the church is also available at [http://www.stcatherineschurch.co.uk/ Church website]  
  
see also [http://www.faversham.org/community/churches/Faversham_Preston.aspx+ St Catherine on Faversham website]<br>
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The church of St Catherine, St Catherine's Drive, Faversham has been designated as a grade B listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-175973-st-catherine-s-church-faversham British listed building]  
  
Do not confuse with [[Preston, Kent]] in the same county.  
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See [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/PRS.htm Kent Archaeological Society] and Edward Hasted, ''The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent'': Volume 6 (1798), pp. 532-549 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62989&strquery=Preston,Kent at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Preston+1 Kent Churches website]
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see also [http://www.faversham.org/community/churches/Faversham_Preston.aspx St Catherine on Faversham website]
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Do not confuse with [[Preston, Kent]] in the same county.
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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=== Civil Registration  ===
 
 
See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/faversham.html+ Faversham Registration District]<br>
 
  
Kent County Council <br>  
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See [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/faversham.html Faversham Registration District]
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Kent County Council <br>Registration Services<br> Invicta House<br> County Hall<br> Maidstone<br> Kent ME14 1XX<br>Telephone 08458 247 400 <br>
  
Registration Services<br> Invicta House<br> County Hall<br> Maidstone<br> Kent ME14 1XX Telephone 08458 247 400 http://www.kent.gov.uk are developing online search for all birth marriages and deaths as a result of a community volunteer effort. Not all events are capable of search but the index is updated annually. 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.  
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http://www.kent.gov.uk are developing online search for all birth marriages and deaths as a result of a community volunteer effort. Not all events are capable of search but the index is updated annually.
  
The Mansion House<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>  
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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.<br>
  
<br> 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].
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The Mansion House (Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>  
  
==== Church records  ====
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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].
*'''1538 - 1911''' {{RecordSearch|1952887|England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
  
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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==== Church Records  ====
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Preston next Faversham parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
 
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==== Land Tax  ====
 
==== Land Tax  ====
  
Images for Preston-next-Faversham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
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*Images for Preston-next-Faversham are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1832  
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
  
==== Census records  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F512191+ Census return for Preston next Faversham 1841-1891]  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F512191 Census return for Preston next Faversham 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)  
 
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/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  ===
  
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*[[Faversham Poor Law Union, Kent]]
  
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=== Probate Records ===
 
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
 
 
[[Faversham Poor Law Union, Kent]]
 
 
 
==== Probate records ====
 
  
 
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]] [[Gillingham Family History Centre, Kent]]  
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*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]]<br>
 
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*[[Gillingham Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
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*[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
 
 
 
:*'''[[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  ==
 
PRESTON (St. Catherine), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of '''Faversham''', Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, ½ a mile (S.) from Faversham, and on the high road from Canterbury to Rochester. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51223  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 609-616. Date accessed: 27 April 2013.</ref>
 
 
<br>
 
  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Preston next Faversham

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


Preston next Faversham, Kent
Preston next Faversham St Catherine Kent.jpg
Preston next Faversham St Catherine Kent
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Faversham
County Kent, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Faversham
Registration District Faversham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1563
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ospringe
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]

PRESTON (St. Catherine), a parish, in the union and hundred of Faversham, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E division of Kent, ½ a mile S from Faversham, and on the high road from Canterbury to Rochester. [1]

Preston is a district of the town and civil parish of Faversham in the Swale district of Kent, seeFaversham Wikipedia and St Catherine's Church Preston-next-Faversham Wikipedia

Preston next Faversham St Catherine is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury; a map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you.

The church dates from the 12th century and the Norman church replaced a Saxon church on the site. The original Norman church remains were extended in the 13th century when John Peckham was Archbishop of Canterbury; further restoration and extension took place in later centuries notably the addition of the north aisle in 1867 and spire in the same year. A history of the church is also available at Church website

The church of St Catherine, St Catherine's Drive, Faversham has been designated as a grade B listed building British listed building

See Kent Archaeological Society and Edward Hasted, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 6 (1798), pp. 532-549 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

see also St Catherine on Faversham website

Do not confuse with Preston next Wingham, Kent Genealogy in the same county.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

See Faversham Registration District

Kent County Council
Registration Services
Invicta House
County Hall
Maidstone
Kent ME14 1XX
Telephone 08458 247 400

http://www.kent.gov.uk are developing online search for all birth marriages and deaths as a result of a community volunteer effort. Not all events are capable of search but the index is updated annually.

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]

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2][3][4]
Preston next Faversham Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1559-1643 1559-1643 1559-1639 1559-1639 1559-1639 1559-1639

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census return for Preston next Faversham 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. 609-616. Date accessed: 27 April 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 burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.