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My favourite hobby is genealogy. I have been hooked on this since about 1983. I have found a few cousins since I began "internetting" plus a lot of friendly people.

I have other hobbies too, bushwalking, reading, music, jig-saw puzzles and the garden when it's not too hot. And I've just taken up painting!

I live in Western Australia, just a few minutes (in the car) from some lovely beaches. Penguins, dolphins and seals right on the doorstep.

We have magnificent sunsets, watch the sun sink into the Indian Ocean, while the sky is a deep red/pink, and the clouds are tinged too. We also have some pretty good fishing.....

My Page Links

Census Dates
Churches - Photos
Saints Days
Kent Look-up Exchange

Some Genealogy Links

Free BMD
Kent FHS
Kent - DEAL
Cyndi's List
The Olive Tree
Family History Indexes
The UK Street Map Page
Civil Registration Info
Folkestone & District FHS
City Ark, Medway Archives & Local Studies Centre at Strood
Commonwealth War Grave Commission
M.Rawson - Kent Resources & Links
National Register of Archives for UK
The Birth, Death & Marriage Exchange
Faversham Connections? - Take a look
Centre For Kentish Studies (Maidstone)
Staplehurst Kent - Genealogy & Local History

Other Places To Go

Graphics Courtesy of DANA'S DESIGNS
USA Look-up offers
St Mary's Co., Md. USA Census 1800 - 1900, Marriages 1694 - 1900 Juanita Gass
DAR Centenniel Patriot Index BooksGlenda Thompson Revolutionary War Service was 1775-1783.
Please provide:- Full name, spouse name (if known), any dates or State they lived.

CANADA Look-up offer
Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham, Kent, Ontario Lorrie 70 -75% English. Willing to take photographs of gravestones, supply any information available from local library


These are some of my KENTISH surnames, mostly in East Kent.

Abbot Ambrose Atkins Aiers Ayer Ayers Ayres Bradford Bredford Bradfield Breadfield Brasier Brockman,Brook Brooke Brookes Clarke Caunty Colbrand Cock Cocke Cocks Cox Cockling Coppin Cowel Cowell Cowley Coxen Coxon Creat Cullen Culmer Curling Dancaster Dankaster Doncaster Donkaster Dawson Denison Fennell Goodbourne Goodburne Goodburn Goodban Goodbun Grant Graunt Harlow Harnett Harvie Holman Holmon Homan Huntley Jenkins Joad Joade Jones Keeble Kebble Cable Kingsford Knott Lindsay Lindsey Mile, Millar Miller Moulden Moulder Nethersole Norwood Oinn Owen Paramor Partridge Pettet Pettit Pettitt Philpot Phillpott Pilcher Pitcher Pool Poole Prince Rabson Russell Sandwell Saunder Saunders Scapie Scapye Shonk Shonke Simons Simmons Simmonds Slaughter, Small, Smith, Smithson, Soames, Somes, Stephens, Stevens Stock, Stokes, Stupple, Taylor, Troward, Underdown, Wachers, Warchers, Webb, Wells, West, White


Dodd, Nesmith, Plumridge, Silver, Smith


Ansell, Bagent, Butler, Chalcraft, Cole, Gadd, Grevate, Grevatt, Harding, Jarrett, Newman, Parsons, Plumridge, Ranger, Stemp, Tickner, Young


Bridger, Bristow, Burchett, Colton, Coulton, Etherton, Hook, Parsons, Penfold, Snellen, Snelling, Stemp, Strudwick, Tickner



Howell, Howells, Lewis


Morris, Phillips, Evans


Phillips, Brinn

If any of these look familiar, please e-mail me. I am willing to share what information I have.

I have quite a lot of parish record microfiche covering Thanet, Kent, (St John's Margate, St Peter's Broadstairs, St Lawrence Ramsgate, St Mary Minster, Birchington) and would be willing to do lookups, given a reasonable timeframe. For a full list, check Kent Look-up Exchange in my list of links

Jo Morris

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