09 February 2012

Browseable Kent land tax and probate records new on FamilySearch

A couple of interesting looking datasets for Kent genealogy. Access requires a sign-in which may mean travel to a Family History Centre unless you have access through a qualifying organization.

England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments, 1689-1832 offers 86,160 images organized by parish (380 of them).

England, Kent, Wills and Probate, 1440-1881 offers 347,164 images for the Archdeaconry of Canterbury, Archdeaconry of Rochester, Diocese of Canterbury, Diocese of Rochester, Exempt Deanery of Shoreham and, Peculiar of the Rector of Cliffe.
For the Archdeaconry of Canterbury the record types are: account papers, administration bonds, caveats, guardian registers, inventories, miscellaneous court papers, miscellaneous court papers index, renunciation papers and, wills.

1 comment:

Kirsty F Wilkinson said...

I'm a FamilySearch Indexer and found I could sign in with my indexing username and password to view these images. Another good reason to start indexing?