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P44

Records of St. Peter's Parish Church, Hurstwood Road, Bredhurst 1546-

Bredhurst Church now forms part of the Parish of South Gillingham along with St. Matthew's Church, Wigmore, All Saints' Church, Hempstead and St. Paul's Church, Parkwood.

[To view a full list of the records in this collection, please click here]

These were received as follows: June 1968 P44/1/1-10; P44/3/1-2; P44/5/1-2; P44/6/1-4; P44/8/1-2; P44/11/1; P44/12/1; P44/21/1; P44/25/1-7; P44/27/1-3; P44/28/1; December 1978 P44/1/16; November 1980 P44/1/11-15; P44/8/3-4; August 1989 P44/1/17-19.

For further reading, please see The Ancient Village of Bredhurst and the Medieval Church of St. Peter by Suresh Khanna CBE 2002

Useful links

Bredhurst Parish Church web site

Watercolour of Bredhurst Church courtesy of Kent Archaeological Society click here

For a map showing neighbouring parishes, please click here

For map of the area courtesy of Multimap, please click here

Introductory section, Borough Archivist, Medway Council 28 September 2000.

File updated 27 July 2007


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Result number 2 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_00_Intro on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Service of the church - registers of baptisms, marriages, burials, banns and services
Date: n/a
Quantity: n/a


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Composite register: baptisms 1547 - 1699, with entries for 1701 - 1707 at 1701 marriages, and cross-reference to 'alium librum' for 1706 - 1707 entries (mixed) following;
marriages 1546 - 1705;
burials 1547 - 1704; 1705 plus one of 1789 are in the alium litrum entries; several burials in Bredhurst church noted, 1659, 1664. Births only, 1655; two civil marriages, 1655. No marriages, 1644; no burials 1598, 1672 At end reversed, note of appointment of Jeffrey Oldfield, M.A., late Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, Oxfordshire as 'Registrar of Bread-hurst' [i.e. Bredhurst] signed by John Osborne [J.P. - see 1655 marriages], and his having been 'comended' [i.e. commended] to the parish by the Rector of Hollingbourne, 1655.

Microfilm Number 003


Date: 1546 - 1701[1789]
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 4 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_02 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Composite register
baptisms 1707-1791
marriages 1706-1733
burials 1707-1791
From 1734 baptisms and burials only

Microfilm Number 003


Date: 1706-1791
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 5 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_03 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of baptisms

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1792-1812
Quantity: 1 volume


Result number 6 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_04 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of baptisms
Note by Rev. A. Collett 1901 that last 2 pp. cut from volume when still blank by person unknown
With a few notes of infants' births and deaths c1860s.
[1 baptism 1938 on fly leaf of P44/1/10]

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1813-1901
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of banns and marriages

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1756-1809
Quantity: 1 volume


Result number 8 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_06 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of banns of marriage
With some dates of marriage and a few loose enclosures

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1824-1946
Quantity: 1 volume


Result number 9 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_07 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish records

Register of marriages

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1813-1837[1850]
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of burials

Mentions person frozen to death at Dun Street; died on board SS "England" on her return home from America, 1875;four members of a family who died of scarlatina, 1876; a diphtheria epidemic, 1889; an influenza death, 1890; a male person supposed to be Richard N. Edmonds found at Kemsley Street Farm...aged about 60, Febraury 1920;
At rear, inserted loose, bundle of certificates for disposal 1940-1946 and Coroner's Order for Burial, 1946.

Microfilm Number 003
Date: 1813-1946
Quantity: 1 volume and loose enclosures


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of services
With comments on church attendance 1904-1906; notable events including outbreak, progress and conclusion of Great War 1914-1918; German* air raids 1917; rail strike 1919; visit of Pilgrim; and weather notes.

[*cf. Germany]
Date: 1904-1925
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of services
Includes weather notes 1934-1936; prayers for King George V 1936; Abdication of King Edward VIII 1936; much sickness in village, and several away on holiday 1937; totals of eggs brough by children for Hospital Sunday from 1916
At back, loose parish magazine containing accounts October 1947
Date: 1925-1939[1947]
Quantity: 1 volume plus loose enclosure


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Baptisms (Baptisms up to 1914 only can be viewed online)
Date: 1901-1969
Quantity: 1 volume
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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of baptisms

Microfilm Number 004
Date: 1969-1974
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of services
Date: 1939-1947
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of services
Date: 1948-1956
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of services
Date: 1957-1964
Quantity: 1 volume


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Register of marriages

Microfilm Number 003

NB entries post 1940 are not digitised. 


Date: 1837-1948
Quantity: 1 volume
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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of marriages

Microfilm Number 004

Date: 1978-1983
Quantity: 1 volume
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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of marriages

Microfilm Number 004

Date: 1983-1989
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 21 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01_19 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of banns of marriage
Date: 1947-1987
Quantity: 1 volume


Result number 22 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/00_Intro on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

P153I

Forming part of an additional deposit from the United Benefice of South Gillingham

DE320 Deposited on permanent loan by Mrs. D. Mitchell, Parish Records Officer 10 December 1993

See also Wigmore P153I, Hempstead P153J and St. Paul's Parkwood P153M
Date: 1987-1993
Quantity: 3 registers


Result number 23 - Please quote Reference: P044_BREDHURST_1546_1993/P044_01C_01 on request slip.

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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of banns of marriage
Date: 1987-1991
Quantity: 1 volume


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Register of marriages

Microfilm Number 398
Date: 1989-1993
Quantity: 1 volume/125pp.


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Property
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Extract from Registry of Consistory Court of Canterbury: Order in Council; Dunn Street transferred from Boxley to Bredhurst ecclesiastical parish. [states Bredhurst's cure to be worth c.130p.a.]
Date: 1864
Quantity: (1 doc.)
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Copy of London Gazette, 30th June, 1865; on page 3280, Order in Council: Cliffe-at-Hoo to supplement Bredhurst's stipend by 150 p.a. payable half-yearly
Date: 1865
Quantity: (1 doc.)
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Plan of Bredhurst vicarage, outbuildings etc.
Date: 1864
Quantity: N/A
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Bredhurst Parish records

INCUMBENT
Date: 1546-1993
Quantity: 23 items


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Accounts
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Bredhurst Parish records

Churchwardens' rates and accounts, in same volume

Includes: payments for hedgehogs 1806 - 1824; a prayer for the Prince Regent, 1s. 3d., 1812 - 1813; a new stile for churchyard, 16s. 4d. 1824 - 1825: Inspecting the church, 1, 1826 - 1827: for a thorn chest, 3, 1827 - 1828; for a new surplis [sic i.e. surplice], 2 8s. 0d., 1828 - 1829; paid for the Lunatic Return, 1828 - 1829; new bell ropes, 10s. 6d. 1834 - 1835; for 128, 132, 110, 108, 38 sparrows at 1/2d. each, 1835 - 1836; paid towards the school 1 11s. 0d. 1836 - 1837 (the 1837 - 1838, 1838 - 1839 entry shows this to be Parsons School ); paid the singers 1, 1839 - 1840 and after; for paint and painting the church steeple 1 19. 31/2d. 1840 - 1841; for a new bible, 6, 1840 - 1841; whitewashing the church, 1840 - 1841 and so to 1843; for a new vestry book, 1844 - 1845; grave ropes 9s. 2d. 1845 - 1846; a new prayer book 2 1845 - 1846; painting church steeple and pews 1, 1848 - 1849; carpenter repairing fence and steeple 6s. 8d., lead for church steeple, 3s. 10d. 1848 - 1849; removing the earth from the church window and raising grave, 18s. 6d., 1857 - 1858; painting church steeple and fencing churchyard, 1 3s. 0d.; pump bill 3 11s. 0d.: white-washing 1858 - 1859; painting church, 1859 - 1860; new shingle for church path and rebinding of bible; 2 fir trees at 5s. 6d. each , 1863 - 1864; clergemans [sic i.e. clergyman's] bill of Sundry Articles , 6 12s. 3d., 1864 - 1865; candles, 4s. 0d., 1865 - 1866; fitting seats for service in school-room, 1866 - 1867; building church wall, 17 2s. 0d., 1867 - 1868; for brushing church wall 15 14s. 61/2d., 1869 - 1870; Rural Dean's visitation comments 1869; bad debts (listed), 1870 - 1871; paid the insurance 1 10s. 0d.; for building church wall, 7 9s. 6d. 1871 - 1872.
Date: 1806 - 1875
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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Bredhurst Parish records

Churchwarden's rates [to 1887] and accounts

Includes frequent payments for oil for lighting and fuel for heating, for chimney sweeping, stove repairs, organ blowing, insurance against air raids, 1916, letter from Customs and Excise concerning entertainments duty, 1929
Date: 1875 - 1932
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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Property
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Quantity: n/a
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Bredhurst Parish records

Extension to churchyard: deed of conveyance
Date: 1892
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Bredhurst Parish records

Extension to churchyard: vicar's solicitors' letter to intending donor.
On back, calculations of area and cost per perch, and a rough plan
Date: 1918
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Bredhurst Parish records

Vicar's letter (copy) of thanks to donor.
[Mentions intention to place a permanent record of the Prentis family's benefactions in the church]
Date: 1919
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Bredhurst Parish records

Copy of citation:

1) installation of electric lighting in church:
2) placing of memorial stone for 1939 - 1945 dead under the War Memorial
Date: 1950
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Bredhurst Parish Records

CHURCHWARDENS
Date: 1806-1950
Quantity: 6 items


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VESTRY AND P.C.C.
Date: n/a
Quantity: n/a
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Bredhurst Parish records

Vestry minutes containing as routine business the meeting to elect churchwardens, overseers and surveyors, fix church, highway, poor rates, and pass accounts of churchwardens and surveyors.

Includes alteration to a length of road near Bredhurst Farm, 1845; agreement to remove the 1847 pews, 1848; Archdeacon's visitation orders, 1849 and 1852 (signed Benjamin Harrison, Archdeacon): repairs to chancel removal of stove, and clearing churchyard of loose stones; mid-Kent and Dover Railway Bill, 1851 (Vestry Assent form) (pasted in); removal of earth from south wall of church, and south chancel to be repaired by its proprietors; extracts from visitations and parish discussions on the defective roof, 1885 - 1909 (loose, inset at 1854), including note that church was buried in snowdrift, 1896; parish clerk's salary fixed at 5, to include the cleaning of the church, 1864; sexton's salary to be 3, and his duties defined, 1865; Expression of esteem of vicar, signed by five persons, 1865. Parishioners' assent to proposed alterations and enlargement of church, at the cost of J.M. Day, Esq., with thanks to him, 1865; sexton to receive 5, 1866; flint wall agreed for churchyard, 1867; completion of church alterations (compared with old church), and new school built; bejewelled sacrament service has been presented; much of churchyard wall built; recommends flock of sheep for the long grass. Vestry considers how to meet the Education Board, and how to accommodate Dun Street's children, board of Trustees set up, 1872. West window put in, a Deputy Clerk appointed, and his fees and duties fixed, and duties of sexton stated, 1878; Rural Dean's note of induction of Rev. B. Dale, 1879; the deputy clerk appointed as verger , at 10s. more (not the 1 asked), 1879; a stove given to the church, 1880; new window (Lady Chapel). Note of Induction of Rev. J. Dunt, 1882. Harmonium given, 1883. Brusher of churchyard seeks rise from 15s. to 25s. p.a., 1887; Rises to 18s. and cleaning of gutters, 1889 (he was also sexton and verger) alterations to church and to its insurance policy. Inventory of articles belonging to the church, 1890. Induction notice (of the Rev. C. Woodruff). Note of consecration of churchyard extension, costing 44 3s. 9d. 1892. Note of induction of Rev. A. Collett, who read the XXXIX Articles with the Declaration of Assent. Inventory of articles presented to the church, 1896. Alterations to porch, 1896. Defective roof (church buried in snow due to it) and pile of refuse in church wood, 1897. Gifts to church, 1899 (listed); current insurance policies (listed). Vicar's rights to loft over the Vicarage stables discussed; clerk's salary raised to 3 p.a., 1899. Offertory Account, including sums to Relief of Sick Poor , Hospital , and [Boer] War Fund , 1899 - 1900; New Insurance of church, 1901; churchyard wall, and new font jug given, 1902; a positive organ installed, 1903 (detailed specifications). Repairs to bells, 1903. Insurance, 1903. List of sums spent on churches by H.C. Day's committees, 1903. (Inset at 1905). Insurance, 1904. Insurance of communion plate, 1905. Schedule of Glebe Land, Ville of Lidsing', 1905. Annexation terms of part of Lidsing parish, with portion of tithe (copy of Order in Council, 1884) bounds of area annexed, and schedule of its lands, 1905 and correspondence, 1905, 1914 (loose). Correspondence regarding lack of faculty for organ, 1907. Summary of Offertory Account, 1905 - 1906. Churchwardens' and churchyard wall accounts, 1906 (printed, pasted-in). Inventory of church goods, (1906). Churchwardens' Account 1907 (printed, stuck in); ditto 1908 (ditto). The old harmonium sold for 1 12s. 6d.; and burial of non-parishioners in the churchyard discussed, 1907, 1908 (to be refused). Stoup replaced by S. door (removed 1866) and pre-Reformation (13th Century) paten, sold in 1866, returned, 1907. Votes of thanks to organist and choir, begin, 1908. Churchwardens' Accounts, 1909 (printed). Laity representatives first sent to church conferences 1910. Churchwardens' Accounts (printed) 1910 - 1911. Protest of Vestry against Welsh Disestablishment, to be sent to Prime Minister, 1912; agreed that parishioners' children dying away from Bredhurst may be buried in the churchyard. Churchwardens' Accounts (printed) 1912. Agreed to erect tablet to Rev. A. Collett, 1913. Offertories doubled, 1914. New window and repairs to churchyard wall; noted that the old Bredhurst Flagon is in Maidstone Museum ; no trace of the Old Chalice . 1914. Chalice traced to Australia, 1915, having been given away. Balance sheet (typed, duplicated copy), 1916; roof repairs, 1916. Church and Parochial Accounts, 1918 (printed). Women (ladies) to be appointed as sidesmen, 1918 (as experiment) Great War Memorial discussed, and petition (for Prime Minister) for the Enabling Bill; need of a Parish Room/Institute noted, 1919, fall-off of church attendance and first meeting of the Parochial Church Meeting under the Enabling Act held. Great War Memorial built 1921. Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Hut (for a Parish Institute) placed on the Glebe, 1922; first Vestry meeting in The Institute , 1924
Date: 1845 - 1922
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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Bredhurst Parish Records

Various loose papers inserted between last two leaves of Vestry Minutes (P44/8/1)

Including:
[Great] War Guild accounts (c1914 x c1919) with list of contents of 1st Parcel on back; bill for washing surplices and covers, 1916; Vestry Minutes and list of one killed, two injured, in the Great War (biographical details), on back of Employment of children form completed and cancelled in 1917; rough copy of 1917 Vestry Minutes; annual totals of Offertories, 1896 - 1917, under then incumbents, with annual average per incumbent [c.1917]; Fire Insurance renewal receipt (School) 1917, bill for making iron and Fixing to Stove , 1917; headed bills from seaborne coal merchant (picture of barge), 1917; forms and correspondence regarding Employment of Children in Agriculture, 1917; vestry minutes and accounts (2 copies), 1918 (mentions the specially heavy War prices ); List of Insurance policies, and war risk additions c.1918; Deed of Agreement regarding management of the Y.M.C.A. Hut (recites the circumstances and cost of its removal); 1 Mrs. Honeyball, Rev. J.A. Finch, Miss Hyde; 2. Mr. J. Morgan and others, the Committee of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Hut, dated 1922 (See P44/6). Churchwardens' Accounts (2 copies) 1926; engraving of Lidsing [cf. Lydsing] Church from the Gentleman's Magazine , 1820; subscription list and collections accounts 20th. Century
Date: 1820 - 1920
Quantity: (24 docs.)


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Parochial Church Council Minute Book
Date: 1920 - 1958
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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Parochial Church Council Minute Book
Date: 1958 - 1975
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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OVERSEERS OF THE POOR
Date: 1787-1837
Quantity: 2 items


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OVERSEERS OF THE POOR: POOR RATE BOOKS
Date: 1837
Quantity: 1 item


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Rate book
Date: 1837 [only]
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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OVERSEERS OF THE POOR: POOR ACCOUNT BOOKS
Date: 1787-1836
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Rates and accounts : stitched to last leaf, schedule A Rates for 1836, on end paper, list of those eligible for overseer and note for 'Amount of Constable's Bill to the House of Lords,' 9 March 1831 (blank)
Date: 1787 - 1836
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Rates and accounts
Date: 1776 - 1836
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SURVEYORS OF THE HIGHWAYS: RATES AND ACCOUNTS
Date: 1776-1836
Quantity: 1 item


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SURVEYORS OF THE HIGHWAYS
Date: 1776-1836
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CHARITY AND SCHOOLS
Date: 1865-1952
Quantity: 7 items


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Conveyance of school site
Date: 1865
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Order for Exchange of Land (office copy)
Date: 1876
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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School Cash Book
Date: 1902 - 1940
Quantity: (1 vol.)


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Book containing manuscript copies by Rev. A. Collett of deed of conveyance of school site, with Archbishop's confirmation 1865; with loose enclosures:
application for vacancy as teacher 1914;
two Employment of Children certificates 1915-1916;
circular, Education Act 1919
Date: 1906
Quantity: 1 volume


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Memorandum of Agreement on the running of the school following the Education Act, 1944
Date: 1948
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Circular and letter and inclusion of the school in a Ministry of Education Scheme and reply.
Date: 1952
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TITHE
Date: 1888-1921
Quantity: 3 items


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Tithe redemption certificate, Lidsing
Date: 1888
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Tithe redemption certificate. Lidsing
Date: 1921
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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Copy of tithe map
Date: n.d.
Quantity: (1 doc.)


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FINAL MISCELLANEOUS
Date: c1896xc1913
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SPECULUM GREGIS- [a MS parish directory compiled by (Rev.) A. C(ollett) [Collett], and kept up to date, evidently by his successor]. Interleaved, Very full: inhabitants of each house, plus five coloured plans, of Bredhurst (2 plans), Dunn Street, Kemsley Street, and Lidsing. Many biographical details of villagers. Notes on choir; list of communicants; 'Probable Candidates for Confirmation in 1913', with parents' names etc., at back. About 12 leaves cut from back.

Lidsing plan shows 'Balloon Hole' in field W. of the 'Harrow' - the 'Hole' is not there now. Collett was vicar 1896 - 1906; Phelps, 1907-1913 (Vestry papers P44/8/2)]
Date: n.d. [c.1896- 1913]
Quantity: (1 vol.)

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