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ELMSTONE, KENT, ENGLAND
[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"
.
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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
14-Apr 1640   Stephen Chambers Son of   Abraham Chambers & his wife   Joanna
12-Jul 1640   John Haman Son of   John Haman & his wife   Amice

Marriages

DATE

YEAR

  GROOM

 

BRIDE

NOTES 

Banns/ MBL
27-Apr 1640

  Mr Stephen Solly

&

  Mistress Dorothy Pordsage

widow
09-Jul 1640

  John Sturgis

&

  Anne Wyborne

virgin
15-Sep 1640

  Thomas Greensted

&

  Marie Merewether

virgin

Burials NONE