Web Links

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We have put together a collection of links that we feel will be useful and interesting to Our Families members, and other Family History researchers. Many are sites we personally refer to regularly. Their quality varies as you would expect from any wide-ranging selection and we offer no guarantees for their content.

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Site Description
Kent Family History Society The home site of the KFHS - a great resource if, like us, you have many ancestors from the county of Kent.
Kent Online Parish Clerk The OPC is a project to collect, preserve and share parish data. Each parish has, where possible, its own online 'clerk' mandated to collect, collate and compile reference material for parishes throughout the county in the form of transcripts, extracts, abstracts, and indexes of original source records.
The History of Marden Website of the Marden History Group. Contains information and a searchable archive of parish registers.
Mid-Kent Marriages Index 1754-1911 The online Mid-Kent Marriages Index 1754-1911 is the work of local historians and genealogists David Hills and Gary Samson. David has painstakingly transcribed the marriage records of seven registration districts in the mid Kent area. Also included are marriages celebrated at Maidstone (All Saints) for this period. This searchable, web-based version of these transcriptions was produced by Gary Samson.
Kent Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions Kent Archaeological Society transcriptions of headstone inscriptions from many of Kent's churchyards.
Penshurst Parish Registers Original images of St John the Baptist, Penshurst parish registers from 1558 until 1812.
Romney Marsh Baptisms Index 1750-1911 The online Romney Marsh Baptisms Index is the work of local historians and genealogists Gary Samson, Bob Chown and the late David Hills. David painstakingly transcribed the baptism records of the following 15 parishes in the Romney Marsh registration district between August 2003 and December 2004 - Brenzett, Brookland, Burmarsh, Dymchurch, Fairfield, Hope All Saints, Ivychurch, Lydd, Lydd Independent, New Romney, Newchurch, Old Romney, Snargate, Snave and St Mary in the Marsh. This searchable, web-based version of these transcriptions was produced by Gary Samson of the Woodchurch Ancestry Group.
Canterbury Cathedral Archives The Cathedral Archives holds an extraordinarily rich and varied collection dating from the 8th century to the present day. They care for the records of Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury City and District, the Diocese of Canterbury, parishes in East Kent, and many local individuals and institutions.
Kent County Council Online Archives The catalogue contains information and details of the collections held relating to the history of people and places in Kent. They include over 14 kilometres of historic records dating back to 699 AD including manuscripts, volumes, charters, maps, prints and photographs and many other types of material held in the collections.