Folkestone & District
Family History Society

Member of the Federation of Family History Societies

 

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WEB SITE LINKS

KENT

 

 

 

NATIONAL & WORLDWIDE


 

RECORD OFFICES & LOCAL STUDIES IN KENT
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
Kent History and Library Centre

Medway Archives & Local Studies Centre

Libraries in Kent (find locations and opening times)
The Templeman Library at the University of Kent and Canterbury

AROUND OUR AREA
Dymchurch Church
Elham
Elham Historical Society
Elham Valley Line Trust

Elmsted
Folkestone & District Local History Society
Folkestone Families
Folkestone – Snapshots of a Seaside Town
Folkestone Then and Now
Hastingleigh (just outside our area!)
Hythe
Mrs. Botherbys Story
Sandgate
 
Parish Register Transcription Society – Marriage Registers of Lydd and Lyminge, plus monumental transcriptions for several parishes

KENT INTEREST
Mid-Kent Marriage Index
Maureen Rawson's Genealogy Sources for Kent
Kent GenWeb
 
Kent Genealogy Links
Kent IGI Middle Names
Heritage Maritime Trail
Kent Archaeological Society Monumental Inscriptions

KENT SURNAMES
The COURT Family Society
FAKELEY, FAKELY or FAKLEY (please advise Webmaster of correct URL)
HAMBROOK Family History Society
UPTON, EDWARDS, BONES, CRYER, JORDAN & MOORE

FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES IN KENT
Folkestone & District FHS
Kent FHS
North West Kent FHS
Tunbridge Wells FHS
Woolwich & District FHS

MEMBERS' WEB SITES
Le Blows
Sandra Collins
Les Haigh
Penny Hiatt
Lesley Huppert

Bill Marsh
Jo File
 

FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTIES
Family Roots (Eastbourne & District) FHS
Hastings & Rother FHS
Sussex Family History Group
East Surrey FHS
West Surrey FHS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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UK ARCHIVES
A2A (Access to Archives)
British Library
General Register Office
The National Archives
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies
Society of Genealogists

USEFUL FAMILY HISTORY WEBSITES
Cyndi's List
England Family History & Genealogy Links
Federation of Family History Societies

GENUKI
Guild of One Name Studies
Rootsweb

 

ONLINE FAMILY HISTORY SHOPS
Genfair

ONLINE FAMILY HISTORY INDEXES
(this section is being updated to reflect the growth of online resources)

Civil Registration – England & Wales
FreeBMD (free)
Find My Past (subscription or pay per view)
Family Relatives (pay per view)
Ancestry (subscription)

Census Indexes – England & Wales
The National Archives – 1901 Census (pay per view)
FamilySearch – 1881 Census (free)
Ancestry  (subscription)
Find My Past (subscription or pay per view)
British Origins – (subscription)

Parish Registers
Family Search

Military
The National Archives:  Documents OnLine – WW1 Campaign Medals, WW2 Seamen’s Medals, WW1 POWs
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Find My Past – WW1 & WW2 Rolls of Honour, Armed Forces BMDs
Ancestry – WW1 Soldiers’ Records in WO 363 & 364

Wills, Marriage Licences, etc.
The National Archives: Documents OnLine – PCC Wills, Death Duty Registers
British Origins – Boyd’s Marriage Index, Marriage Licence Allegations, various Wills indexes, apprenticeship indexes, etc.
Find My Past – Death Duty Registers
AncestryPallot’s Marriage Index

Migration
Find My Past   Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1929
Ancestry – USA Immigration Records

Ellis Island - USA Immigration Records

Scottish Research
ScotlandsPeople

Irish Research
1911 Census of Ireland
















 

 

 

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