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Kent Families

If you have a public-access web site profiling your family's history and would like to have it listed here, please email me addressed to the Webmaster.

In answer to a question that crops up from time to time: A Man/Maid of Kent is born East of the River Medway and a Kentish Man/Maid is born West of the River.

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The following list of family links have many that link to the archived version on's Wayback Machine. Please treat the information found on archived websites as speculative until you can make your own determination, through direct research, that the information is accurate.

Abnett - Boxley, Maidstone

Akehurst - Family History Society, membership required to access data

Alchin & variants - Steve Green's history of the Alchin family from Kent

Amos, Berry, Pett & others - Amos families from Kent and Essex

Ambrose - Northfleet, Gravesend and area

Andrews - Folkestone and Dover area families

Andrews and Streatfield


Ashdown - Tonbridge, East Peckham and Chiddingstone

Austen, Burton, Hill, Jeffery

Austen - Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Suffolk families

Baldock- from the Faversham area

Baldock - Baldock, Fagg and Small families with data of associated families including Harvey, Hatton, Ingleton, Maplesden and others throughout Kent.

Ballard - Thomas of Waltham and descendants

Barling - includes Y-chromosome DNA results for two branches



Beadle - family of Erith




Benham - of Chartham

Bishop - of Hunton, Sutton Valance and Tenterden, and related Families, 11,942 individuals and 3,499 families representing 2,043 surnames


Blaxland - John of Minster, Thanet and Thomas of Ilse of Sheppey

Boon Family - Gravesend, Woolwich and Plumstead

Boorman - Cranbrook


Boulding Family - Boulding, Boulden and Bollyng families of east Kent with information going back to 1303 in Crundale, Aldington & Bonnington

Bowles Boys or Boyes families of Kent - 4 PDF genealogy tables for various branches of the BOYS family of Kent have been compiled and edited by   Derek Boys  and   Malcolm Boyes.  Compiled from the personal files of M. D. Boyes, commencing 31st Oct 2000.

Bridge - families in Smarden, Ashford, Wittersham, New Romney and elsewhere

Briggs Family - Sheerness

Briggs - one-name study


Burton Case - Rev'd Frederick of Maidstone and his ancestors

Chamberlain & Dimond Families - of Bexley Heath.  Not yet fully restored but in progress.

Cheeseman Family - of East Peckham.

Chittenden - one-name study, no registration required to view data

Clayson - Deal and Elham

Cobb Family - John Cobb of Kent (c1324).


Coombers - of Milton Regis

Cornwell Wills - Thomas of Wingham, 1806

Dadds and Dadd Wills - John of Wickhambreaux, 1799;  Phillip of Milton-next-Gravesend, 1811;  James of Ickham, 1813;  William of Wingham, 1814;  Thomas of Ickham, 1818;  John of Wingham, 1844, with Codicils 1851;

Couchman - links to 14 descendant web pages, includes links to Word.doc as an alternative

Couchman - Thomas of Lower Hardres and descendants

Culpeper - of Hollingbourne

Culpepper - includes a link to the DNA project

Dadds and Dadd Wills - John of Wickhambreaux, 1799; Phillip of Milton-next-Gravesend, 1811; James of Ickham, 1813; William of Wingham, 1814; Thomas of Ickham, 1818; John of Wingham, 1844, with Codicils 1851.

Deal - Nicholas of Hawkinge and descendants

Dilnot - Sellindge, Lympne, Ewell and area

Divers - Richard of Kennington and descendants

Durrant and Webb families - More information about Durrant families from Kent

Egerden, Egerton

Elevy, Elvey, Elvy - of Throwley

Everden - of Gravesend

Fagg - James of Margate

Fagg - John of Ash and Staple and descendants

Fagg - family of William Fagg of Staple

Foad, Deveson, Streeter

Foad - DNA project group

Folkestone Families by Penny - Folkestone Families

Foreman - of Elmsted

Fowle - of Cobtree Manor

Fuller and Goodwin - of Northfleet

Fuller - John of Minster, Thanet and descendants

Furminger family tree - Furminger, Godden & Marsh families from Kent

Gallehawk - of Milton next Sittingbourne

Gambrill - Gambrell - from Woodnesborough, Barfreston and Addington with associated families.  Go to "Find" in the top menu and click on "Surnames". The links from the Surnames index are working but don't display fully as this site appears to have been original built in an early php program. But, the information seems to be intact.


Godden - Edward of Ruckinge and descendants

Gurr - William of Chatham

Haigger site - Baker, Chapman, Cloake, Cork, East, Finn, Gatehouse, Hall, Hagger, Harris, Hughes, Lee, Penny, Philpott, Rossiter, Small, Tappenden, Turrell, Wilson, Wood, Yelding families of Folkestone and surrounding area, many travellers and Gypsy families.

Hammond - John of Ash and descendants

Harris Family - Henry Harris family of Brenchley and others of Halling

Hart - of Faversham

Hawkins - Richard of Elham and descendants

Hayward - Arthur of Petham and descendants

Head - of Plumstead and Woolwich

Hickmott - of Lamberhurst


Hoad - of Wittersham and descendants

Hodges - Thomas of Ulcombe and descendants

Hodsoll - of Wrotham, Hadlow and area

Hogben - Hogben website

Holmes - from Canterbury and Dover area

Holmes - extracts from various parishes

Homewood - of Smarden and Woodchurch

Honeywood - extracts of parish registers



Isle of Sheppey site by Colin Penny

Jacob - various families of Elham, Dover. Folkestone and Boughton-under-Blean

Jeffrey - includes Durrant families from Kent


Jennings - of Biddenden and Cranbrook

Jones Family - Jones family from Lydd, including Daisy, Fidler, and Twyman families

Kemp - one-name study

Kesby - Kesby family who lived in various places throughout Kent, Sussex and even some descendants in Ontario, Canada.

Knowler - John of Shelvingford Manor and descendants

Lane - John of Orpington and descendants

Latter - John of Lamberhurst and Goudhurst and descendants

Lawrence Families - Lawrence Families of East Kent


Mantell, Mantle

Marsh - William of Barham and descendants

Martin - of Rochester

May - May Family

May - John of Shoreham and descendants

Meekhams - Richard of Seal and Shoreham and descendants

Mercer - James of Charing and descendants

Monckton - Anna of Maidstone and her ancestors

Monger - John Henry of Faversham and descendants

Muddle - of Harrietsham

Munn - Joseph of Sevenoaks and descendants



Page - Joseph of Barham and descendants

Parris - of Wrotham

Peacock - family from Frindsbury, Rochester, Strood and area

Pearce - of Maidstone

Penney - of Sheerness and Deptford

Perrin - Thomas of Wateringbury and descendants

Pike - of Kent and USA

Pilcher - John of Hastingleigh and descendants

Pocock - family of Strood, Frindsbury and area

Pointing, Poynting - one-name study

Prebble - from Kent, England to New Zealand

Prebble - James of Lyminge

Prebble - of Wootton

Raines - John of Kennington and descendants

Relf - one-name society

Relph - John of Marden and descendants

Rhodes - Thomas of Ash-next-Ridley and descendants

Richford - one-name study

Rolfe - Thomas of Rochester and descendants


Rothwell - John of Ramsgate and descendants

Russell - Richard of Cranbrook and descendants

Russell Wills - James of Egerton, 1737;  John of Egerton, 1771;  James of Charing, 1781

Sackett - family history association

Sales - John of Leigh

Scamp - Roger Baker's one name study into the surname commencing in 1991

Scudder - Thomas of Sydenham and descendants

Seyliard - of Chiddingstone, Boxley and elsewhere

Sheafe - of Cranbrook

Shelvey - Daniel of Sandwich

Sherwood family tree - Sherwood family from Ashford and Wye

Sherwood - John of Sevington and descendants

Shirley - of Sutton Valence

Shrubsole - Message forum for Shrubsole and related families maintained by Sandra Collins, a Shrubsole researcher

Shrubsole - various families


Sladden - of Folkestone


Small - John of Goudhurst and descendants

Snelling - Daniel of Milstead and Milton-next-Sittingbourne

Sole - family history society

Solman - of Yalding

Spice - Thomas of Bapchild and descendants

St. Leger - of Ulcombe

St. Leger

Stanley - of Tenterden

Stickles - of Waltham and descendants

Streatfield - of Chiddingstone

Streatfield - Edward of Teynham, Lenham and Bapchild

Stupples Family - Stupples family from Thanet


Tilby - forum posts for Tilby surname

Tolhurst - baptisms, marriages and burials from various parishes

Tomkin - provides information about the Tomkin family of Wrotham that married into the Parris family on three different occasions

Treadwell - of Hartley

Tritton - of Wickhambreau, Throwley, Charing, Wye and elsewhere

Tucker - Thomas of Sheppey

Tucker - George of Milton-next-Sittingbourne

Verryer - John of Northbourne and descendants

Viney family tree - includes Lamb and Norwood

Vousden - Nigel Brown's Vousden One-Name Study



Waite - of Leigh

Wansbury - William of Shoreham and descendants

Warnett - family of Hadlow

Webb - one name study

Webb - Extensive extracts of Webb marriages from many parishes throughout Kent

Webb - Strood, Meopham, Southfleet and area

Webb - of Chatham, mid- to late 1800s

Wedd - of Yalding, Chatham, Boxley;  Natt of Rochester and many other families

Weekes - Thomas of Headcorn


Wells - William of Woodchurch

West - John of Barham and descendants

Whitnall - Isaac of Elham and descendants


Wicker - Abraham of Strood

Wilders - family of Erith, Crayford and Northfleet

Willes - Wilson of Folkestone and descendants

Woodgate - of Chiddingstone

Wyborn - of Stourmouth, Minster, Thanet and area

Wynne - Thomas of Canterbury

Young - William of Waltham and descendants