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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Kent Resources

    Kent Family History Society - https://www.kfhs.org.uk/ North West Kent FHS - https://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/ Area NW Kent FHS covers - https://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/about/society-area Woolwich and District FHS - http://www.woolwichfhs.org.uk/ The Society covers not just Woolwich but also Greenwich,...

    Started by Pam Downes‎, 13-09-2018 4:02 AM
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  1. Manston Cottage Homes

    Manston Cottage Homes In 1901, the Isle of Thanet Union opened a children's home at Manston. My mother was resident there from 1928 at the age of 7, until around 1936. On leaving the homes she went into service in Ramsgate, a position which was arranged for her. It would be nice to have...

    Started by johndixon‎, 28-03-2006 12:18 PM
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  2. Wells family in Kent and Sussex

    Hi there to the friendly sounding people of British Genealogy. My name is Nick Dalton as you may have guessed from the cryptic username. I'm looking into both sides of my family tree, one being Wells and the other, obviously, Dalton. Both families were from SE England and I am back to:...

    Started by nickdalton‎, 06-03-2014 3:14 PM
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  3. Post ROALFE family - Canterbury & Kent

    Hello I am researching the ROALFE family going back from the 1820's in Canterbury area of kent. I have a g-g-g-grandmother named Anne Frances ROALFE who, according to the censuses, came from Canterbury. I have no knowledge of any siblings or parents and was wondering if anyone in this forum had...

    Started by Creighton‎, 12-08-2008 2:32 PM
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  4. Darenth Asylum Burials

    Would any of you good people happen to know if the Darenth Asylum had its own cemetery? Nothing I have been able to find (so far) indicates that it did (or did not). I have a Philip DREW as an 'imbecile' patient of the Asylum in 1891 census, and a death recorded in March quarter 1894, aged 10, in...

    Started by GeoffD‎, 15-06-2006 11:48 PM
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  5. Paine Family - Cranbrook

    I am looking for some dates for the Paine family from Cranbrook. My great-grandmother was Constance Paine, born in 1891 and married John Reece in 1918, her Father was Paris Paine (1868-1947), whose father was John Paine (b.1844), married to Mary Springett (b. 1843), and grandfather, George Paine...

    Started by VelkyAl‎, 22-08-2018 3:58 PM
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  6. Spain Family - Bilsington & area

    Trying to find more information Spain's all I have is- on William Spain d.1779. His will proved in 1779 showed him to be a yeoman w/ farms in Elham & Bislington & several properties in Folkestone. His sons named are William DOB unknown, Thomas 1749-1820 ; John b. 1753. Thomas Spain Farmer &...

    Started by Jenny Butler‎, 26-01-2005 12:55 AM
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  7. Baxters in Ramsgate

    Trying to track down any information related to my grandfather Clarence Joy Baxter (aka Roy Baxter) who I have listed as having lived at 73 Stirling Way, Ramsgate on his death certificate in 1986. This lists an Olive Margaret Baxter as the informant, with the probate records naming her & (name...

    Started by sbaxter‎, 25-02-2018 10:36 PM
    baxter, newby, ramsgate
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  8. Manston RAF Station WW2 - US Personnel

    Looking for any information regarding US personnel based at Manston RAF base in 1945. Particular interest in Swartz surname

    Started by peejayess‎, 15-01-2018 11:22 AM
    1945, manston, us personnel
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  9. Homewood family from Kent

    Is anyone out there researching the Homewood family from Kent? ............Ed

    Started by Ed Bradford‎, 06-03-2006 1:59 AM
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  10. Question 1871 Census - Greenwich & Bearsted

    If some kind person who has the 1871 Census for the above two areas, happens to be trawling for themselves ....... I shall be eternally grateful if you could keep an eye open for the name AUSTIN on your travels! I am trying to find: Mary Ann AUSTIN aged 47/48 Widow b. Kirby, Essex George...

    Started by Diane Grant-Salmon‎, 27-10-2004 9:08 AM
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  11. Births in Gravesend

    How would I go about finding birth records for Gravesend in the 1780's? I'm trying to establish if John Waite and William Waite , who end up living within a couple of miles of one another at Sutton Forest New South Wales in the 1830's, were brothers. There is quite alot of info on the net about...

    Started by Anne W‎, 22-02-2008 12:31 PM
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  12. St Paulinus Crayford church records

    Hi all,

    Started by tullamore‎, 07-08-2017 11:17 AM
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  13. Mon. Inscriptions, St Alphege's, Greenwich

    Hello folks, I have found a record of a burial for a Mary Buckley in the registers of St Alphege's, Greenwich. This occurred in 1855 and she was aged 75. There is also a death in the Greenwich Workhouse in 1855 which might be the same woman. While one wouldn't expect a monument for a...

    Started by Lenore‎, 31-07-2017 9:29 AM
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  14. Thomas Hammond Kent

    I will post all known information and if/where possible the source. Thomas Hammond Married Mary X Children: Charles John Simmons Hammond 1800-1860 born in Sheerness, Kent I am looking for when, where and to whom Thomas Hammond was born. And his wife if possible.

    Started by Sam Rowe‎, 11-06-2017 5:24 PM
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  15. COURT

    I'm researching the family tree of COURT. George Court my GGG Grandfather b. 1821 Ickham, Kent his father Robert Court. b. abt 1790 Preston, Kent. Any information would be appreciated

    Started by Matchwood‎, 25-03-2017 8:59 AM
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  16. Margate - Kelly's Directory look ups

    Has anyone got access to the following street addresses between 1942 and 1946. Margate, Kent, England. Salmestone Rise Margate, Kent, England. Princes Crescent I am interested in the following family: Albert Henry Taylor 1914-???? Ethel Taylor (nee Isaacs) 1918-????

    Started by peejayess‎, 24-03-2017 9:25 AM
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  17. Cool Rosia Lillian Brown

    Hello there I would love to get some help with Rosia Lillian Brown, born in Hoo St Werburgh, Kent in 1913. there was a twin sister too, Emma Lucy. their mother was Rose Barnes. I wonder if it is possible to find out about all Rosia's siblings, I would like to find living relatives if possible for...

    Started by ShonaB‎, 09-03-2017 12:00 PM
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  18. Alphey of Kent

    I have the baptism of Joseph Alphey on 4th February 1792 in Lewisham, Kent. Parents George and Mary. 'Botany Bay' was at the end of the entry. Can anyone explain where this is please. I'm assuming it's not NSW. Also would like help in locating the marriage of George and Mary, (I have tried, on...

    Started by KayeCrett‎, 09-03-2017 5:09 AM
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  19. Question 1851 look up request LIPPINGWELL in Milton

    Can anyone help to locate Charles Lippingwell? I have him in Milton Union Workhouse age 13, in 1841 census then can't locate him again until his marriage in 1855 in Bethnal Green Thanks very much Tracy

    Started by tracyscho‎, 08-05-2006 5:00 PM
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  20. John Apsey

    Hi Many years ago when I started doing my tree, I came across a 1st Cousin - John Apsey - born in Chatham, Kent in or around 1816. This is where my problem starts - I have an exact date of 25 May 1816. For the love of me, I cannot remember where I got that date from as all those years ago, I...

    Started by ricardoylucia‎, 29-01-2017 12:43 PM
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