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KENT

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St Margaret’s Village Archive A community archive for the village of St Margaret’s and neighbouring villages. The archive has about 12,000 items in it, 6000 images uploaded to date and 105 different themes.

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

The Society appreciates publicity given by
Ask Shepway  - Hotels, business directory, food and drink, local news and more.
Discover Folkestone – Information for visitors
The Best of Folkestone – Information for visitors
The Shepway Advertiser


NATIONAL & WORLDWIDE

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

Parish Chest

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
Ancestry – Pallot’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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