Walmer The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Kent Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Walmer is a town and civil parish in the Dover District of Kent
Walmer the Church of St Mary the Virgin was built in 1887 to replace the mediaeval Walmer, Kent and become the Parish church for Walmer; see St Mary's Church, Walmer, Kent Wikipedia. The map of the parish boundary and Anglican churches of the town are available A church near you
The church was designed by architect Arthur Bloomfield.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart, Dover Road, Walmer dates from 1890 and has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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
Grove Hill Road
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]
Family History Library film numbers
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.
Census records[edit | edit source]
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See Kent Census
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.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.