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=== Parish History  ===
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== Parish History  ==
  
STAPLE-next-Wingham (St. James), a '''parish''', in the union of Eastry, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 1¾ mile (E. by S.) from Wingham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51299#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 192-195. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
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STAPLE-next-Wingham (St. James), a '''parish''', in the union of Eastry, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, 1¾ mile E by S from Wingham. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51299#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 192-195. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>  
  
 
Staple is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staple,_Kent Staple Kent Wikipedia] Ash is a neighbouring village.
 
Staple is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staple,_Kent Staple Kent Wikipedia] Ash is a neighbouring village.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/eastry.html Eastry Registration District] and [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thanet.html Thanet Registration District]<br>
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/eastry.html Eastry Registration District] and [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/thanet.html Thanet Registration District]  
  
 
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.  
 
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<br>(Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP <br>
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The Mansion House (Certificate Centre)<br>Grove Hill Road<br>Tunbridge Wells<br>Kent TN1 1EP  
  
 
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].  
 
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].  
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
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Staple parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
 
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==== Land Tax  ====
 
==== Land Tax  ====
  
Images for Staple are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1830.
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*Images for Staple are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records]] 1780-1830.
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513588 Census returns for Staple 1841-1891] The Family History Library refers to Staple next Wingham but Staple is a civil parish and one presumes that the "next Wingham" has been introduced by the Family History Library rather than based on any Kent record source.  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F513588 Census returns for Staple 1841-1891] The Family History Library refers to Staple next Wingham but Staple is a civil parish and one presumes that the "next Wingham" has been introduced by the Family History Library rather than based on any Kent record source.  
  
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 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].
 
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Eastry Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
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*[[Eastry Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
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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]]  
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*[[Canterbury Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
 
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*[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]] <br>
[[Maidstone Family History Centre, Kent]]  
 
 
 
 
:*'''[[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
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==

Latest revision as of 17:26, 12 October 2019

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


Staple, Kent
Staple St James the Great Kent.jpg
Staple St James the Great Kent
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Downhamford
County Kent
Poor Law Union Eastry
Registration District Eastry
Records begin
Parish registers: 1544
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bridge
Diocese Canterbury
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Canterbury
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

STAPLE-next-Wingham (St. James), a parish, in the union of Eastry, hundred of Downhamford, lathe of St. Augustine, E division of Kent, 1¾ mile E by S from Wingham. [1]

Staple is a village and civil parish in the Dover district of Kent. Staple Kent Wikipedia Ash is a neighbouring village.

Staple is an Ancient Parish distinct from that of Ash St Nicholas Ash (near Sandwich), Kent but both churches are in The Street Ash.

The Parish Church of St James the Great, The Street, Ash has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building.

See also Edward Hasted's 'Parishes: Staple', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9 (1800), pp. 185-190. at British History Online and Staple Wikipedia.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Eastry Registration District and Thanet Registration District

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]

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

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[2]
Staple Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP 1813-1897 1813-1897

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Land Tax[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census returns for Staple 1841-1891 The Family History Library refers to Staple next Wingham but Staple is a civil parish and one presumes that the "next Wingham" has been introduced by the Family History Library rather than based on any Kent record source.

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.

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. 192-195. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.
  2. 'Canterbury burial records coverage', Find My Past, accessed 14 November 2013.