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[St. Peter & St. Paul Church]
Bishop's Transcripts 1640 - 1641

These records are from the Canterbury Cathedral Bishop' s Transcripts
seized in 1641 when the Archbishop William Laud was arrested by the "Long Parliament"
for wikipedia information about his arrest, trial  and execution.
The records for the year 1640 are now archived in the Parliamentary Archives at
the Palace of Westminster, London.
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The original church records for this parish at this time are missing.
This is the only record of these BMDs for 1640, (
and they use the Julian Calendar
with 25 March being the start of each new year.)
The Bishops Transcripts for this parish in other years, will still be held at Canterbury Cathedral Archives.

MBL= Married by Licence






Name of Father

Name of Mother

06-Apr 1640   Thomas Ashenden Son of   Richard Ashenden & his wife   Margery
03-May 1640   Nicholas Swaysland Son of   Richard Swaysland & his wife   Deborah
17-May 1640   Elizabeth Pocknell Dau of   William Pocknell & his wife   Ann
21-Jun 1640   Benjamin Bensted Son of   William Bensted & his wife   Dorothy
26-Jun 1640   William Brickenden Son of   John Brickenden & his wife   Elizabeth
05-Jul 1640   Rebecca Clarke Dau of   Thomas Clarke & his wife   Katherine
02-Aug 1640   Richard Chapman Son of   John Chapman & his wife   Margarett
09-Aug 1640   John Towner Son of   John Towner & his wife   Susan
06-Sep 1640   William Evans Son of   Richard Evans & his wife   Elizabeth
13-Sep 1640   Katherine Ongley Dau of   William Ongley & his wife   Elizabeth
25-Sep 1640   William Saunders Son of   Michael Saunders & his wife   Katherine
25-Sep 1640   Mary Saunders Dau of   Michael Saunders & his wife   Katherine
29-Sep 1640   Benjamin Piper Son of   Benjamin Piper & his wife   Susan
06-Dec 1640   Elizabeth Pope Dau of   Henry Pope & his wife   Patience
21-Dec 1640   Thomas George Son of   Nicholas George & his wife   Jane
09-Jan 1640   George Scott Son of   George Scott & his wife   Susan
24-Feb 1640   John Colenben Son of   John Colenben & his wife   Rebecca








Banns/ MBL
17-May 1640

  John Bend

  Elizabeth Carpenter

07-Jul 1640

  William Mason


  Mary Watson

16-Jul 1640

  Henry Oxenbridge


  Rebecca Hanne

23-Jul 1640

  Richard Chambers


  Mary Pretty

06-Aug 1640

  George Cozens


  Bennett Hall

21-Sep 1640

  Thomas Wheeler


  Anna Smith

07-Jan 1640

  Thomas Jordan (of Ebony)


  Hester Beann (of Appledore)





   NAME Notes
14-Apr 1640   Thomas Ashenden son of Richard Ashenden
01-May 1640   Joane Towner
01-Jun 1640   Joane Whitewood of Ivychurch buried in Appledore
12-Aug 1640   Mary Tripland dau of William Tripland
27-Aug 1640   Benson son of William Benson
07-Sep 1640   Elizabeth Evans wife of Richard Evans
09-Sep 1640   Rebecca Clarke dau of Thomas Clarke
13-Sep 1640   William Hills
20-Sep 1640   John Towner son of John Towner
25-Sep 1640   Samuell Barwourth
27-Sep 1640   Katherine Saunders wife of Michael Saunders
27-Sep 1640   William Saunders son of Michael Saunders
28-Sep 1640   Mathewe Willes
29-Sep 1640   Richard Caffinch of Cranbrook buried in Appledore
02-Oct 1640   Susan Piper wife of Benjamin Piper
23-Oct 1640   William Sharnayle son of Thomas Sharnayle
27-Oct 1640   Katherine Ongle dau of William Ongle
01-Nov 1640   William Mason
04-Nov 1640   [infant ] Walters of Mr Symon Walters
25-Nov 1640   Benjamin Piper son of Benjamin Piper
08-Dec 1640   Elizabeth Martin
06-Jan 1640   Joane Easterfeild wife of William Easterfeild
08-Jan 1640   James Ginge son of John Ginge
10-Jan 1640   George Scott son of George Scott
12-Jan 1640   Richard Towner
13-Jan 1640   William Brickenden son of John Brickenden
14-Jan 1640   John Chapman
14-Jan 1640   Susan Scott wife of George Scott
16-Feb 1640   Elizabeth Pope dau of Henry Pope
27-Feb 1640   John Holnes
27-Feb 1640   John Colenben son of John Colenben
02-Mar 1640   William Scott son of George Scott
11-Mar 1640   John Steereny son of Thomas Steereny
12-Mar 1640   Jane Pocknell dau of William Pocknell
19-Mar 1640   Elizabeth Thomas dau of John Thomas