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EBONY / READING STREET, KENT, ENGLAND
[St. Mary the Virgin]
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"
.
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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 1640-1641, (
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.

Abbreviations:
MBL= Married by Licence

Baptisms

DATE

YEAR

   NAME

 

Name of Father

Name of Mother

Notes
09-Apr 1640   Esther Hall dau of   John Hall & his wife   Elizabeth
13-Sep 1640   Jane Stace dau of   Richard Stace & his wife   Jane

Marriages

DATE

YEAR

  GROOM

 

BRIDE

NOTES 

Banns/ MBL
08-Sep 1640

  Thomas Tallhurst

&

  Ann Silberd

16-Sep 1640

  Edward Elliott

&

  Annich Glover

widow

Burials

DATE

YEAR

   NAME Notes
06-Sep 1640   John Pemble an ancient householder
10-Sep 1640   Stephen Glover
12-Sep 1640   Mercy Pemble widow of John Pemble above
03-Oct 1640   Ellen Bendon widow of Nalor Benden
22-Oct 1640   Jane Stace infant dau of Richard Stace