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BROOK, KENT, ENGLAND
Bishop's Transcripts 1640 - 1641
NB: These records are from the Canterbury Cathedral Bishop' s Transcripts
seized in 1641 when the Archbishop William Laud was arrested by the "Long Parliament".
[Click] 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. [Click] [Note: These are external links]
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.
Name of Father
Name of Mother
Notes 09-Apr 1640 Edward Finn son of Edward Finn & his wife Elizabeth 03-May 1640 Elizabeth Lee dau of John Lee & his wife Elizabeth 31-May 1640 Anne Baker dau of Thomas Baker & his wife Mercy 06-Dec 1640 Edward Squire son of Peter Squire & his wife Elizabeth 13-Dec 1640 John Newmand son of Mathew Newman & his wife Mary
NAME Notes 15-Jan 1640 Grizell Kingsly widow of Thomas Kingsly 20-Apr 1640 Anne Reinolds wife of William Reinolds 28-Apr 1640 Jane Car dau of William Car