Kent Marriages and Banns

Do you have ancestors who’s whose banns were read out or did they marry in Kent? These records may reveal when and where your relative’s banns were read, as well as who announced them. These records may also reveal when and where your ancestor married, as well as the bride’s and groom’s full names and names of their fathers. These records constitute a valuable resource for researching ancestry in Kent and have been provided in association with Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Kent County Council, Medway Archives the North West Kent Family History Society and Val Brown and the College of Arms, the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand. The records will provide you with details found in the original parish register. For a full list of all parishes and date ranges currently covered, view our parish list.


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