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SWINGFIELD, KENT, ENGLAND
[St. Peter's]
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
02-Apr 1640   Richard Wrayth Son of   Richard Wrayth & his wife   Joan
03-Apr 1640   Richard Lad Son of   Michaell Lad & his wife   Mary
23-Apr 1640   Marget Lad Dau of   Nicholas Lad & his wife   Marget
07-May 1640   Mary Nairne Dau of   David Nairne & his wife   Mary Minister at Swingfield
02-Dec 1640   Marget Tayler Dau of   John Tayler & his wife   Martha
20-Dec 1640   Sara Godman Dau of   John Godman & his wife   Sara
30-Dec 1640   Agnes Ffostall Dau of   Richard Ffostall & his wife   Eales [Alice?] Church warden at Swingfield

Marriages

DATE

YEAR

  GROOM

 

BRIDE

NOTES 

Banns/ MBL
14-Oct 1640

  Thomas Stridicke

&

  Susan Wrayth

10-Feb 1640

  Valentine Taylor

&

  Thomasine Manger


Burials

DATE

YEAR

   NAME Notes
29-Dec 1640   Eales Ffostall wife of Richard Ffostall