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             Useful Genealogy web sites:

IGI - International Genealogical Index - coverage of many Kent parishes is poor, but it can be useful and it is free to use.
         
IGI list of records available for Kent 

Ancestry.co.uk - subscription web site offering huge resources and excellent value for money in terms of research.

Canterbury Cathedral Archives - repository for many of the original documents relating to Hastingleigh Church Records

Kent Wills Database

National Archives  - free searching for records but charges for online downloading copies of documents

What is old money worth today? - a free web site which converts old money rates to current values.

Old Bailey court cases - free to search accounts of trials and punishments

Faded Genes  a free website, aiming to record the ancestry of the WW1 casulaties from East Kent. 

Gen Forum - a free place to look up surnames and find other people that may connect with your tree (you will need to sign in to postmessages.)

Ordering English & Welsh Certificates     Births, Marriages & Deaths 1834 - present day (you will need the unique reference number of the
certificate, and you can check for this on various web sites like findmypast.com and ancestry.co.uk  for a subscription fee

GenesReunited.co.uk subscription web site where you can build your family tree. They have some records on a pay per view
                                                                 basis but ancestry.co.uk is far better value offering unlimted searches for a monthly fee.

Kent Archaeology free web site offering a huge range of information, from churchyard inscriptions, to wills, and dialects etc.

OldMaps.com sells 1872, 1876 and 1898 maps of Hastingleigh, but with the bonus that you can view them for free online first.

Mid Kent Marriages - an excellent and free database of marriages between 1754 and 1911 for the weald of Kent (including Hastingleigh but not Elmsted)

Clergy of the Church of England Database a free and ongoing project to list all the clergy records for C of E Parishes. Worth keeping an eye on.

List of Occupations mentioned in the Census returns - a very interesting read.

Price & Associates - professional genealogists in the USA - this linked page has a list of very useful UK family history websites.

Findmypast.co.uk - 1939 Register pages are available online (for quite an expense) from this website. They also hold images of the 1911 UK census.  

New Zealand records search births/deaths/marriages (free to search)

South Africa records search archives (free to search)

Australia Newspapers archive (free to search and view)

British Newspaper archive (free to search /pay to view)