Eastry St.Mary the Virgin Parish Records

A+++ EASTRY, ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH RECORDS

Michael Kinns and Douglas Welby thank Cressida Williams, Head of the Archives and Library; and Daniel Korachi-Alaoui, Archives and Library Assistant, for identifying important records concerning the Church, Registers, Tithes, the Workhouse etc. which are referenced on the website:
https://archives.canterbury-cathedral.org/CalmView

ACCESSING EASTRY RECORDS

Click on “search the catalogue” and then give the Ref No CCA-U3-275 and click “Search”to access references to any of the EASTRY, ST MARY THE VIRGIN PARISH RECORDS . At present there are 775 records with many Overseers' records and documents in most of the catalogue sections. The registers begin in 1559.
To view any of the documents and files which are referenced on the Canterbury Cathedral Archives Website it is necessary to arrange this in advance with the archive centre:
gro.lardehtac-yrubretnac|sevihcra#gro.lardehtac-yrubretnac|sevihcra : or telephone 01227 865330. Bookings can be made for a reading desk, a computer, or a microfilm/fiche reader.
The faculties in the above list are due to move to the Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone, in mid-March alongside with the whole diocesan archive. It will be made available soon afterwards at the KHLC. This collection consists of items with the DCb prefix in the reference, and includes tithe records, church court records, visitation records. Existing microfilm copies of this material will remain at the Cathedral Archives. The records of East Kent Parishes (including registers of baptisms, marriages and burials) will remain at the Cathedral Archives

CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL ARCHIVES CCA-U3-275 CATEGORIES.

CCA-U3-275/1/A-H: INCUMBENT – Registers from 16th -20th centuries
275/1/A Composite Registers (1559-1823)
275/1/B Baptism registers (1813-1985)
275/1/C Marriage Banns registers (1823-1984)
275/1/D Marriage registers (1813-2013)
275/1/E Burial Registers (1813-1853)
275/1/F Confirmation Registers (1867-1952)
275/1/G Communicants Registers (1882-1898)
275/1/H Registers of Services (1826-1994)
CCA-U3-275/2/A, J-M: INCUMBENT – Licences
275/2/A Includes Curates licenses (1841-1867)
275/2/J Marriage Licenses (1821-1950)
275/2/M Registrars Certificate for Marriage without license (1841-1863)
CCA-U3-275/3/A-L: INCUMBENT – Property
275/3/A Correspondence (1881-1964)
275/3/B Graveyard Extensions (1847,1887)
Faculties and letters reserving grave space (1934-1940)
275/3/C Vicarage Mortgages, dilapidations etc. (1784-1962)
275/3/D Terriers (1598-1833)
275/3/E Counsel's Opinion (small Tithes)
275/3/F Letter (stipend) 1913
275/3/G Incumbents Fees (1861-1927)
275/3/H Newspaper London Gazette (1853, 1868, 1904)
275/3/K Incumbents Note book (1914-1919), Improvements to Parish Church (1980);
Church history (1914)
275/3/L Letters (1886); Vicarage Schedule of Accounts (1799)
CCA-U3-275/5/A-G: CHURCHWARDENS –Accounts
275/5/A Churchwardens Accounts (1806-1925)
275/5/B Churchwardens' bills (1765), invoices (1961), receipts (1832-1874)
275/5/C Churchwardens Briefs (1862-1863)
275/5/D PCC Accounts (1926-1989)
275/5/E PCC Bills, Invoices, receipts (1847-1852, 1927-1933, 1949-1953)
Church Clock (1949 -1952)
275/5/F PCC balance sheets, statements of accounts (1946-1991)
275/5/G PCC Accounts, other (Insurance policies 1917-1958)
CCA-U3-275/6/A-E: CHURCHWARDENS – Property
275/6/A Chancel (1960-2002)
275/6/B Church (1853-1996, including Faculties1911,1930, 1943-1983, Terrier& Inventory 1895)
275/6/C Church Hall (Papers1971-1986, 1991)
275/6/D (Papers 1920-1921)
275/6/E Churchwardens /PCC, property, other (Insurance Policies 1912-1928)
CCA-U3-275/7: CHURCHWARDENS - Personal and Miscellaneous
Various documents (1854 -1973)
CCA-U3-275/8/ A-F: VESTRY AND PAROCHIAL CHURCH
275/8/A Vestry/PCC Minutes (Vestry Order book 1830-1857,PCC Minute Books 1858,1927-1990)
275/8/BPCC, committees and subcommittees (Church Roof Restoration 1867-1873, Church yard extension 1915)
275/8/C Parish correspondence and files (Receipt 1932)
275/8/D Diocesan circulars (1921, 1926)
275/8/E Statistical returns of parish work (1891)
UCCA-U3-275/8/F Electoral Rolls (1980s, 1996)
CCA-U3-275/10/B: CONSTABLE
275/10/B (Account 1834, 1835)
CCA-U3-275/11/A-C, H: OVERSEERS – Rates
275/11/A Poor Rate Return(1786, 1816, 1817) and Schedule (1825)
275/11/B Poor Relief Rate Book (1900-1921)
275/11/C Papers (1812) and Supplemental Valuation Lists (1895-1901)
275/11/H Sanitary Rate Book (1901-1902)
CCA-U3-275/12/A-B: OVERSEERS – Accounts
275/12/A Overseers Assessments and Disbursements Book (1721-1729, 1818-1834)
275/12/B Bills, Receipts, Payments (1822-1836)
CCA-U3-275/13/A,C-H, K,L: SETTLEMENT & REMOVAL CERTIFICATES
275/13/A Settlement Certificates (1698-1834)
275/13/C Removal Certificates(1768-1832)
275/13/D Removal Certificates (1772-1808)
275/13/F Settlement Examination (1802-1836) Deposition (1829), Affadavit (1822,1823)
275/13/G Receipt (1762, 1835)
275/13/H Notice of Appeal (1773,1829)
275/13/K Bond (1822)
275/13/L Certificate(1822,1839,1864)
CCA-U3-275/18: A,B WORKHOUSE (PARISH)
275/18/A Guardian's Disbursements Book (1824-1829)
275/18/B Accounts House of Industry (1833-1834)
CCA-U3-275/19: OVERSEERS - POOR LAW UNION
Valuation of lands liable to poor rates (books 1841, 1854,1872-1893,1907)
Receipts (1913-1919), Accounts (1836), Workhouse Contribution Order (1837)
CCA-U3-275/20: SURVEYORS – RATES
Highway Rate book (1847-1857)
CCA-U3-275/21/A,B: SURVEYORS – ACCOUNTS
275/21/A Surveyors Accounts details (1812- 1842)
275/21/B Receipts (1849-1863)
CCA-U3-275/22: SURVEYORS – MISCELLANEOUS
Agreement for new road (1789), Contracted Map of principal Roads (1836), Road Order (1789)
Order in Special Sessions for the Highways (1850,1852,1856)
CCA-U3-275/23
Letter from William Boteler answering questions about Eastry (1810)
CCA-U3-275/24: SPECIAL COMMITTEES, GROUPS AND SOCIETIES
Church Lads Brigade (1897-1899)
St. Mary's Guild of Churchworkers Minute Book (1879-1901)
Sunday School Register (1898-1899)
CCA-U3-275/25/A,B: CHARITIES AND SCHOOLS
275/25/A
Wills (Elizabeth Rammell 1821, John Minet Fector 1821, Mary Hills 1830)
Receipts (1822-1886), Letters (1821-1924), Transfer of Tithe (1821)
Statement of Accounts relating to charities (1850)
Goddards Charity Trustees (1878): Dispute about occupation of Goddard's house (1855-1863)
Greville Almshouses Rules (1834-1835); Minute Book &Papers (1909-1919)
275/25/B
School Log books (boys 1866-1895, girls 1864-1871, Infants 1869-1906)
School Managers Minute Book (1903-1950)
Deed of Trust (buildings for school for the poor 1853)
Sunday School: Collection Book (1929-1953), Account Book (1950-1954)
School Subscription Book (1764)
Letters about Schools (1861, 1924,1926-1927)
National Society for education of the Poor (1925)
Elementary Education Regulations (1923)
CCA-U3-275/27/A-C: TITHE
275/27/A Tithe Map(1841)
275/27/B Tithe Award (1839)
275/27/C Tithe Altered Apportionment (1852,1875,1886)
CCA-U3-275/28: MISCELLANEOUS
Burial Club Account Book (Nassau Bahamas 1873-1910)
Photograph Album (1957),Pamphlet (Dudley Lampen sermons 1901)
Book of Homilies (1726), Churchyard Plan (1947), Playing Field Plans (1936)
Paintings of Antiquities (1870), Parish Magazine (1885), Estate Map (1866)
Schedules for evacuation (1803), Annual Parochial Accounts (1903,1915)
Exhibition Captions (1992), Brass Rubbings (1863),
Release & Conveyance Indenture (1726), Deeds & Wills (bundle 1726-1783
Quitclaim (1726), Deed (1726), Lease (1725),
Wills (John Fuller 1761, Mary Fuller 1781), Quitclaim (John Fuller 1735),
Family Tree (Fuller 1780)

RELATED MATERIAL

Archaeologia Cantiana Book 29 Page Lxviii 'The Parish church of St Mary the Virgin, Eastry' by the Rev C.D.Lampen.,
Archaeologia Cantiana Book 38 page 173. Concluded Book 40 page 35 'Eastry wills by Arthur Hussey'
Pamphlet 7/13 A guide to the Parish Church of St Mary-the-virgin, Eastry 1900
Pamphlet 7/14 A guide to the Parish Church of St Mary-the-virgin, Eastry 1957
Dcb-T/O/E/4A Tithe Award: mid 19th century
Dcb-T/O/E/4B Tithe map: 26.7'':1 mile. 60½'' x 94'' village area coloured Surveyor: Thomas W Collard of Canterbury 1841. Condition: good
DCb/D/T E 4 Terrier n.d.
DCb/D/T E 5 Terrier 1637
DCb/D/T E 6 Terrier 1833
Map 14 Estate map. chapters Eastry Manor Farm in Eastry and Worth 1859 O3. 15
Photographic print P210/28 Domesday monachorum, Eastry Manor
Photographic print P226 Eastry letter about the transfer of relics of Thomas Becket
Photographic Print P319 Part of account of perquisites of corn from the granary, 1294