Folkestone & District
Family History Society

Member of the Federation of Family History Societies

 


AROUND OUR REGION

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General Information

Eastbridge

Lympne

Saltwood

Acrise

Elham

Midley

Sandgate

Appledore

Elmstead

Monks Horton

Sellinge

Blackmanstone

Fairfield

New Romney

Snargate

Brenzett

Folkestone

Newchurch

Snave

Brookland

Hawkinge

Newington-next-Hythe

Stanford

Broomhill

Hope

Old Romney

Stelling

Burmarsh

Hythe

Orgarswick

Stelling Minnis

Capel-le-Ferne

Ivychurch

Paddlesworth

Stowting

Cheriton

Lydd

Postling

Swingfield

Dymchurch

Lyminge

St Mary in the Marsh

West Hythe


GENERAL INFORMATION

MFM = Microfilm

Folkestone Library is at 2 Grace Hill, Folkestone CT20 1HD - Tel: 01303 850123 [NB: Microfilm/fiche readers must be pre-booked with the Heritage Room]

Hythe Library is at Oaklands, Stade Street, Hythe, - Tel 01303 267111 [NB: Microfilm/fiche readers must be pre-booked with the Library]

ACRISE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Martin
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1607 -1877 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563 -1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

APPLEDORE

Parish Church: St Peter & St Paul
Parish Registers MFM - 1700 - 1856 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

BLACKMANSTONE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

BRENZETT

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Eanswith
Parish Registers MFM 1538-1961 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1599-1898 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

BROOKLAND

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Augustine
Parish Registers MFM 1558-1943 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1885 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
 
BROOMHILL [Kent part only]

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002

BURMARSH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: All Saints
Parish Registers MFM 1572-1962 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1897 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room


CAPEL-LE-FERNE

Parish Church: St Mary
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1563-1878 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1603-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Wesleyan
Births/Baptisms 1831-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/927 with Folkestone and Buckland]

CHERITON

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF005

Parish Church: St Martin
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1607-1900 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: All Souls
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1892-1899 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Banns MFM 1895-1905 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

DYMCHURCH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: SS Peter and Paul
Parish Registers MFM 1624-1980 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1905 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

EASTBRIDGE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

ELHAM

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Mary the Virgin
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1607-1899 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Burial Registers 1813-1895 Microfiche; Baptism Register 1566-1908 Microfiche; Marriage Register 1754-1974 Microfiche; Banns Register 1824-1960 Microfiche - all at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Weslyeyan Church
Births and Baptisms 1816-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/924]

ELMSTEAD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St James the Great
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1898 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

FAIRFIELD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Thomas Becket
Parish Registers MFM 1588-1932 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1564-1883 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

FOLKESTONE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF005

Parish Church: SS Mary and Eanswythe
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1916 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bound 1635-1866 [Typed transcripts + indexes] at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: Christ Church
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1851-1914 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: Holy Trinity
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1869-1904 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: St John the Baptist
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1883-1909 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: St Michael
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1881-1884 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: St Peter
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1898-1899 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Parish Church: St Saviour
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1885-1911 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
 
Town Burial Ground [Cheriton Road Cemetery]
Burial Book MFM 1857-1915 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Baptist
Births 1786-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew  [Ref RG4/940]

Mill Bay Baptist Meeting House
Births [bound vol] 1786-1836 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Wesleyan
Baptisms [bound vol] 1837-1877 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Births/Baptisms 1831-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/927 with Buckland, Capel le Ferne]

Zion Chapel
Births/ Baptisms [bound vol] 1779-1836 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Births/Baptisms 1774-1836 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/1006]

Quakers
Monthly meeting of Folkestone [includes Births, Deaths and Marriages] 1659 - 1835] at Public Records Office, Kew [Ref RG6]

HAWKINGE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF005

Parish Church: St Michael the Archangel
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1560-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1907 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

HOPE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: All Saints
Parish Registers MFM 1589-1707 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1569-1727 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

HYTHE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche [includes Hythe Barracks] MF003

Parish Church: St Leonard
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1564-1897 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Parish Registers MFM 1566-1900 at Hythe Library

Wesleyan
Births/Baptisms 1816-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/1666 with other places]

Ebenezer Chapel, Independent
Births/Baptisms 1816-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/1009]

IVYCHURCH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St George
Parish Registers MFM 1715-1950 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1564-1885 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

LYDD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: All Saints
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1570-1903 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Banns Register 1822-1965 [microfiche] at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

Independent
Births/Baptisms 1814-1837 at Public Record Office, Kew [Ref RG4/2310]  

LYMINGE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: SS Mary and Ethelburga
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1563-1852 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bound 1538-1837 [typed transcripts + indexes] at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Baptism Registers 1679-1897 [microfiche]; Marriage Registers 1679-1940 [microfiche]; Burial Registers 1679-1967 [microfiche] all at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

LYMPNE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church; St Stephen
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1560-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1583-1911 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Parish Registers MFM 1617-1940 at Hythe Library

MIDLEY

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church:
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1575-1579 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

MONKS HORTON

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: St Peter
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1813-1892 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Parish Registers MFM 1558-1836 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

NEW ROMNEY

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Nicholas
Parish Registers MFM 1662-1977 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1564-1899 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

NEWCHURCH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: SS Peter and Paul
Parish Registers MFM 1813-1901 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1565-1901 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

NEWINGTON-NEXT-HYTHE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: St Nicholas
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1879 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

OLD ROMNEY

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Clement
Parish Registers MFM 1538-1813 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1868 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

ORGARSWICK

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

PADDLESWORTH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Oswald
Burials 1813-1990 [ microfiche] at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1569-1851 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

POSTLING

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: SS Mary and Radigund
Burials 1813-1990 [Microfiche] at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1912 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

ST MARY IN THE MARSH

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church:
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1876 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

SALTWOOD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: SS Peter and Paul
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1564-1892 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Parish Registers MFM 1560-1934 at Hythe Library

Overseers Accounts 1661-1802 at Hythe Library

SANDGATE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF005

Parish Church: St Paul
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1854-1905 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

SELLINDGE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: St Mary the Virgin
Parish Registers MFM 1559-1957 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603- 1899 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

SNARGATE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Dunstan
Parish Registers MFM 1552-1836 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1914 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

SNAVE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF002
Census - 1891 Index, Society Microfiche MF008

Parish Church: St Augustine
Parish Registers MFM 1654-1838 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1890 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room (1891-1914 with Snargate)

STANFORD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF003

Parish Church: All Saints
Burials 1813-1991 Microfiche at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1569-1912 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

STELLING

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

STELLING MINNIS

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Mary
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1904 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

STOWTING

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Mary the Virgin
Parish Registers MFM 1539-1932 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1910 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

SWINGFIELD

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche MF004

Parish Church: St Peter
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1563-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1872 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room

WEST HYTHE

Census - 1851 Index, Society Microfiche  MF002

Parish Church: St Mary
Archdeacons' Transcripts MFM 1610-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1603-1812 at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
Bishops' Transcripts MFM 1814-1911 (with Lympne) at Folkestone Library, Heritage Room
 

NB: Although this is outside our area Folkestone Library's Heritage Room also has MERSHAM St John the Baptist Parish Registers MFM

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