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SWINGFIELD, 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 1640-1641, (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 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
Banns/ MBL 14-Oct 1640
NAME Notes 29-Dec 1640 Eales Ffostall wife of Richard Ffostall