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CANTERBURY, KENT, ENGLAND
[St. Martin's Church]
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 1640-1641, (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
Notes 19-Apr 1640 John Baats Son of Thomas Baats & his wife Katherin 14-Jun 1640 John Bromley Son of John Bromley & his wife Fayth 08-Jun 1640 Elizabeth Bingham Dau of George Bingham & his wife Jone 18-Aug 1640 Mary Simpson Dau of Thomas Simpson & his wife Mary 30-Nov 1640 William Broadbury Son of William Broadbury & his wife Ane 01-Jan 1640 Thomas Mullett Son of Thomas Mullett & his wife Elizabeth 14-Mar 1640 William Steddman Son of Richard Steddman & his wife Amey
Banns/ MBL 16-Apr 1640
NAME Notes 14-Apr 1640 Ane Mach widow 28-Apr 1640 James Wells 29-May 1640 James Clark 14-Sep 1640 Elizabeth Weeuls 04-Dec 1640 William Broadbery 21-Dec 1640 widow Bunce 16-Jan 1640 Guy Ladd