LINKS FOR GENEALOGY
1901 Census on line
huge site about British Regiments and also runs an extremely
good e-mail group for additional information.
Times is a free monthly subscription on-line magazine. The
magazine will be delivered every month to your mail-box.
Islands, Research in
those of us with ancestors in the Channel Islands.
of the World
Resolution Old and Contemporary Photographs of the World's
Churches and other places of Worship. This website was designed
purely for the reason of displaying high resolution photographs
of the world's places of worship.
to be the largest set of Genealogy Links on the Internet.
War Graves Commission
on ancestors who served in the Commonwealth forces and died
in service. Also contains some information on civilian deaths
from World War Two.
commercial site with a burial and cremation database for the
UK. Searches are free.
we have family members we believe may have emigrated to the
USA, this might be the place to find them.
Federation of Family History Societies
the name says, help with finding churches.
commmercial site producing quality reproductions of old photographs.
A library of several thousand photographs dating from about
1900 to 1930, depicting views of towns, villages, schools,
churches etc. of England and Wales.
fiche, etc., from many neighbouring FHS's & Country Record
large collection of genealogical information pages and links
for England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands,
and the Isle of Man.
site can design a talk, a class, a lecture or a workshop,
advise you on your research or undertake research.
of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies
of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies in Canterbury is a local
school of family history offering many different courses in
FH as well as a library containing a specialist Kent section.
only magazine entirely dedicated to Irish ancestral research
within the entire island of Ireland. Irish Roots magazine
is a celebration of Irish ancestry, heritage, culture and
UK Public Record Office - The National Archives
website is an archives of old photos of the United Kingdom
of Great Britain, including England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales,
the rest of the British Isles, and the Republic of Ireland.This
is a free to view website, that doesn't sell images, purely
displays them for your pleasure.
information on UK maps and locations of place names
Premier Online Family History & Genealogy Store where
our customers come first. Shop in complete comfort without
ever leaving your armchair.
Postal Codes on-line
site catalogues the people, places, maps, drawings, engravings,
books, writings and numerous lists and directories that are
over 70 years old into an integrated database of information
about one of the most attractive parts of England - The Weald
of Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
Library - guide to Family History sources
guide to Family History sources in the Wellcome Library on
the Library website
Record Office Hospital Records Database (Hosprec)
can be searched under hospital name or town and will indicate
where the records are held. The Wellcome Library is not a
Place of Deposit for hospital records under the Public Records
Act and in most cases the records, if they survive (survival
of hospital records is alas very sporadic). However Wellcome
have, with the PRO, now the National Archives, created this
important information resource
Dockyard Historical Society
Chatham Dockyard Historical Society is a registered charity
composed of about 280 members all of whom are volunteers dedicated
to upholding the memory of Chatham Dockyard's contribution
to serving the Royal Navy over the past four centuries.
objects of the Society are to bring together all those who
are interested in the history and the archaeology of the Medway
Towns and the immediate surrounding area.
of Medway Archives (FOMA)
are the Friends of Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre
(MALSC). Our aims are to help with the conservation and preservation
of the records and other materials of historical interest
held in these Archives and to promote public access.
web site where archives, libraries and archaeology in Kent
present thousands of images and pages of authoritative text
from their collections.
about Kent by John Haverson.
useful resource for those with links to the Medway area of
Kent which contains a lot of basic details and information.
the name says, archaeology in Kent.
County Council - Archives
is the link to details about the new History Centre with links
to their other pages. (The KCC keeps changing their pages
and links - which are even out of date on their own site.
Please advise the Webmaster if this link is broken and we
will attempt to fix it)
Canadian site by Maureen Rawson specifically about Kent and
contains various extracts.
large site about things associated with the history of Kent
including its churches, parishes, research resources, historic
buildings and The Buffs.
(Presently under reconstruction so some pages may not work
fully at present)
War Memorials Transcription Project
Kent War Memorial Transcription Project (Kentfallen) is Kent's
largest and most comprehensive online civic war memorials
commemoration website covering all Kent boroughs, districts
and parishes and including South East London (GLC) boroughs
that were still part of Kent in the 1920's.
|| This web site tells
the story of the village from its earliest days to times within
living memory, through parish records, oral histories and
photographic and written archives.
Archives and Local Studies Centre
Medway Council Archives site.
Creek Memories is an exciting community oral history project
from Swale CVS and Swale Borough Council, supported by the
Heritage Lottery Fund. Unique reflections on life and work
in Milton Creek’s former industries are being captured
and shared by residents of Sittingbourne and beyond.
Local History Group
aim of this site is to create an archive of historical information
and photos about the history of Rainham, Kent and the surrounding
Heritage Centre website
site contains a large number of old pictures of Sheerness
for those members that might have connections to that area.
The site also has many pictures of other areas of Kent. Please
note that recent pictures would be copyright.
the early days the museum has gained a considerable number
of interesting exhibits, has opened to more and more visitors
each year, has a steadily growing membership.
large number of photos of Upchurch including a section of
older photographs and prints.
Local History Site
History Society Branch Sites
Kent Family History Societies
Family History Societies
the Members of The Society
section of my family's site includes details and many records
of the Amos family from Chilham and Molash areas, also Berry
from Boughton-under-Blean. (Graham Redman)
site provides guidance on WHERE to find information on your
English and Welsh ancestors. (Suzanne Brown nee Reeder)
on the Barbers of Tonbridge 1683-1840 and a comprehensive
analysis of the WAITE families in Leigh. (Geoff Barber)
Bishop Family web site operated by Steve Bishop (Research
by John Bishop)
Chittenden family - a one name study. (Arthur Chittenden)
Wright - East Kent Guide
Wright is the author of the East Kent Guide which has been
republished as an improved and expanded second edition. Other
additions and CD's now available. Also holds the London Probate
Index and East Kent Burial Index. (David Wright)
Town War Memorial
into the names on the Dover Town War Memorial, and other people
who lost their lives in the two wars but who are not named
there. The site contains much family history information.(Marilyn
History of Peter Driver. Includes the names; Driver, Underdown,
Keeler and Heyman.
Family History Pages
small site centred on articles about individuals from Edwina's
extended family tree. Some are illustrated with old photographs.
Kent names include: PHILPOTT, HARLIN and PEAK. (Edwina Higgins)
is a project to re-discover the ancestry of some of those
who gave their lives during the First World War. I am gathering
from various war memorials around East Kent, with the intention
of providing some ancestral details for those listed. The
site has over 340 family trees for various Kent men who made
the ultimate sacrifice in World War One. (Dave Dixon)
Surname DNA Project
genealogy project using standard genealogical DNA tests to
connect scattered Foad family lines and to explore their ancient
origins. (Martin Potter)
Paul. W. Hazeltine
& Genealogical Research with probate and other indexes
available for the diocese of Canterbury and county of Kent.
group has been set up to allow those researching information
on the family name Holness to make contact with each other.
one-name study on the name of Isard - many of them come from
Kent particularly the Bromley area
names are Jell/Jull and Tucker from Kent, but also includes
names that have 'married' into the Jell families. (Carole
and Andrew Jell)
6,000 Kent people freely gave their time to Voluntary Aid
Detachments to help care for over 125,000 sick and wounded
soldiers during the First World War. (Hazel Basford)
site contains information about the King family tree from
the Frittenden area of Kent. (Clifford King)
suggested origins of the name. Baptism, Burials and Wedding
Information, 1655+. 1841/51/61/71/81/91 Kitney census information.
Family trees. Links to other Kent Sites. (Graeme Kitney)
of families called Leeds back to 16th Century centered on
Biddenden,Benenden, High Halden, Cranbrook & Marden, also
interested in any mentions of the name re One Name Study (Everett
site links many families including; Upton-Cryer, Maitland-Paine,
Carter-Jarrett, Crust-Beach. Linking Kent - Sussex - Bedfordshire
- Scotland, England, Australia, Canada, USA. (Mary Maitland)
you have MAKEY blood in your veins, then please contact me,
and I will willingly share all the data obtained to date.
Over the centuries - the name has sometimes been spelt as
Mackey, Mackie etc., etc. (Alan Makey)
Law and associated families
history of the Miller, Law and associated families many of
whom originate in various parts of Kent.(Barry Miller)
from Kent - names include Osborn,Burch, Drayson. The site
is far from complete. (Alan Osborn)
and associated families
collection of family trees related to the names Osborne, Waghorn
and others. Chiefly from areas of Kent around Tonbridge, Maidston,
Sevenoaks, Biddenden. (Nigel Osborne)
the names I'm researching in Kent, plus family trees of main
lines, mostly in Dover, Canterbury, Sturry and Faversham.
Family Tree OnLine
is the family tree site of Vic Styles, it has about 1950 surnames
on the tree and many of the families come from Kent. (Vic
Research Indexes and Directories including data on 100,000
postcards sent between 1890 and 1950 to UK addresses. Family
History Research carried out (Sandra Vane nee Hewetson)
on SMALLs in the Weald of Kent (and East Sussex), including
extracts of baptisms, marriages, burials and miscellaneous
records. (Sally Small)
and The Isle of Sheppey
thousands of Sheppey names and details of Sheerness,Kent.
(Colin D. Penney)
One Name Study
my SHERWOOD tree back to 1550 in the Ashford area, plus many
other trees/interests. (Phil Sherwood)
in Kent - Genealogy and Local History
with transcripts of Baptism, Burials and Marriages (1695 to
1812 with more to come) for Staplehurst Kent. It also includes
transcriptions of the 1841 and 1891 census for Staplehurst.
family tree, Sandra's
site contains details of my SHRUBSOLE family tree of Kent.
Harman, Hounsell, Forster, Taylor Hughes, Gain, Mossman...
etc., from Kent, Sussex, London, NZ, Australia and South Africa.
Ancestors of Mandy
of the ancestors identified on this site were from Sussex
but some were also from Kent parishes bordering Sussex. (Mandy
Kent Related Sites
site specifically about the Minter family. A large part of
the information it contains relates to Kent families and a
lot of it was provided by Cliff Minter, who is a member of
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