St.Martin of Tours
Chelsfield, Kent

Church Road, Chelsfield, BR6 7SN

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Charity Number 1131573

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Chelsfield Ancestors

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 The following persons are researching their Chelsfield Ancestors, please contact us if you wish to add your name to the list. webmaster@stmartinchelsfield.org.uk














War Memorial

Researching names on our war memorial - special project

Graveyard

Many family members have been buried in the churchyard over the past 900 years. Our burial records go back to the 16th century, details of burial locations are recorded from 1813 (although this record is not complete). Most burials did not have burial markers or stones, the earliest stones surviving are from the late 18th century. In the 1940's a landmine exploded close to the church, flattened and destroyed a large number of gravestones. Some of the existing stones were placed along the North Wall of the churchyard, others are laying flat under the ground. During the summer the nettles, long grass and wild flowers take over sections of the churchyard, this attracts a great variety of wild life but can make access to the older graves very difficult. Great care should be taken that you do not fall if looking for graves.

For help in locating a family grave contact: Ann Blatcher   
email: ann@stmartinchelsfield.org.uk

Past Rectors and Famous People link with St.Martin’s and the Parish of Chelsfield

NAME

Period

Researcher

email

WHITEHEAD

1800 - 1860

Tony Goodenough

goodenough@tesco.net

SMITH

1800 - 1810

Tony Goodenough

goodenough@tesco.net

WALLIS

1770 - 1800

Ben Waters

ben_j_waters@yahoo.co.uk

PECK

1760 - 1780

Ben Waters

ben_j_waters@yahoo.co.uk

SAWYER

1759 - 1880

Steven Sawyer

stevenrfsawyer@googlemail.com

BROOKS

1737 - 1870

Reginald Grove

grovefamily@blueyonder.co.uk

BLACKWELL

1888 - 1961

Alistair Jones

pawssn@aol.com

RINGER

1700 - 1870

Mandy Sutton

mandyis@I-shams.com

JACKSON

1770 - 1870

James Jackson

jimjacksonis@hotmail.com

HOWSE

1790 - 1810

Frances Jones

Jonesfamilynm@aol.com

HILLS

1700 - 1900

Jennifer Merry

familysearchr@msn.com