Historical Documents and Links

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Links to 1841-1901 census and Explanatory Notes.

All Saints' List of Rectors, Curates and Churchwardens 1287 to date (incomplete)
Archdeacon's Visitations 1504 - 1565
All Saints' - Church improvements 1860-1954 (includes 1860 plan of Church)**
Description by Sir Stephen Glynne, 1863
Picture of Hartley Church (1806)**
Monumental Inscriptions in All Saints' Church and Churchyard**

Clubs and Societies
Ash, Fawkham, Hartley, Kingsdown, Ridley and Stansted Horticultural and Floral Society - Annual Report 1926

Court Records
Curia Regis Case 1232
Assize Court Records 1288 - 1325
Middleton v White (re Hartley Manor Farm, 1560)

Parliamentary Elections
Poll Books 1790-1857
Electoral Registers 1884-1913

Hartley Farming 1280 - 1980

Hartley - Places in
Place Names of Hartley
Old Houses of Hartley (PDF file, 133KB)
Old Houses of Hartley - map & key (PDF file, 722KB, will take quite a while to download)
Hartley Pumping Station**

Description of manor of Hartley (1392)

Maps and Photographs
Maps of Hartley and district 1797-1940
Aerial photo of Hartley 1940 - taken by the German Airforce
Hartley Bottom Farm 1913 - date** (link to Glovers' Farm website)
New House Farm, Church Road 1900** (link to Glovers' Farm website)
Stocks Hill 1- Before road widening in 1968 (10 image gallery)
Stocks Hill 2 - During road widening in 1968 (12 image gallery)

People - General
Index to Parish Registers 1712-1832 (in alphabetical order of name)
Hartley Churchyard Monumental Inscriptions**
Electoral Registers 1884-1913

People - Individuals and Families
Frances Maria Almeroth (nee Armitage) 1865-1942, buried Hartley**
Austen family (lived at Brickend in c19th)**
Owen Barfield - obituaries (lived at Church Road in 1960s)**
Treadwell family history**

List of taxpayers (1377 & 1380)
Valuation Office Records 1910 (PDF file)

Gravesend to Hartley buses in the 1950s and 1960s**

Wills 1450 - 1950

Water - Pumping Station

Links to other Local History Sites
Old buses
Dartford Poor Law Union
Familia - family history resources in Dartford area
Farningham & Eynsford Local History Society
North West Kent Family History Society

Subjects By Date 13th Century
Curia Regis Case 1232

16th Century
The Battle of Hartley 1554
Middleton v White (re Hartley Manor Farm, 1560) 

19th Century

Sale of farm stock at Fairby and New House Farms, 1852

20th Century

Payne and Trapps Co Ltd - The development of Wellfield, Larksfield, Woodland Avenue, Gresham Avenue and Merton Avenue