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Kent Dioceses and Deaneries

The Diocese of Rochester

Dartford Deanery

Beckenham see Beckenham St George, Kent           Bromley Library and Archive
Bromley see Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent      Bromley Library and Archive
Charlton                                                                 Greenwich Heritage Centre
Greenwich                                                              Greenwich Heritage Centre
Chislehurst, Kent                                                     Bromley Library and Archive
Chelsfield, Kent                                                       Bromley Library and Archive
Foots Cray, Kent                                                    Bexley Libraries and Archives
St Mary Cray, Kent                                                Bromley Library and Archive
St Pauls Cray                                                          Bromley Library and Archive
North Cray, Kent                                                    Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre
Cudham, Kent                                                        Bromley Library and Archive
Dartford, Kent                                                        Medway Archives online parish register images
Deptford                                                                London Metropolitan Archives
 Erith, Kent                                                            Bexley Libraries and Archives
Eltham St John the Baptist, Kent
Farnborough, Kent                                                Bromley Library and Archive
East Greenwich                                                    London Metropolitan Archives/Greenwich Archives
Horton Kirby, Kent                                               Medway Archives online parish register images
Lee see Lewisham St Mary, Kent                         Lewisham Archives
Lewisham Lewisham St Mary, Kent                      Lewisham Archives
Lullingstone, Kent
Plumsted                                                              Greenwich Heritage Centre
Sutton at Hone, Kent                                           Medway Archives online parish register images
East Wickham, Kent
West Wickham, Kent                                           Surrey History Centre
Wilmington, Kent                                                  Medway Archives online parish register images
Woolwich

Malling Deanery

Addington, Kent

Allington, Kent

Ashurst, Kent

East Barming, Kent

West Barming prior to church closure and merger with Nettlestead, Kent

Bidborough, Kent

Birling, Kent

Brenchley, Kent

Capel, Kent

Cowden, Kent

Ditton, Kent

Edenbridge, Kent

West Farleigh, Kent

Hadlow, Kent

Horsmonden, Kent

Kemsing, Kent

Leybourne, Kent

Lamberhurst, Kent

Leigh, Kent

West Malling, Kent

Mereworth, Kent

Nettlestead, Kent

Offham, Kent

Paddlesworth (near Snodland), Kent

West Peckham, Kent

Pembury, Kent

Ryarsh, Kent

Seal, Kent

Shipbourne, Kent

Speldhurst, Kent

Teston, Kent

Trottiscliffe, Kent

Tudeley, Kent

Tonbridge, Kent

Wateringbury, Kent

Westerham, Kent

Yalding, Kent

Rochester Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices.

Medway Archives online parish register images are available for the parishes in this deanery which also offers subsequent parish development in the Medway Town parishes

Hoo Allhallows, Kent

Ash near Wrotham

Aylesford, Kent

Burham, Kent
Chalk, Kent
Chatham, Kent
Cobham, Kent
Cookstone
Cowling
Denton (near Gravesend), Kent
Fawkham, Kent
Frindsbury, Kent
Gravesend parishes
Halling, Kent
High Halstow, Kent
Hartley, Kent
Higham, Kent

St Mary Hoo, Kent
Kingsdown, Kent
Longfield, Kent
Luddesdown, Kent
Rochester St Margaret, Kent and other Rochester parishes
Milton, near Gravesend
Merston
Nutsted
Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement, Kent
Ridley, Kent
Shorne, Kent
Snodland, Kent
Southfleet, Kent
Stoke, Kent
Stone, near Dartford
Stroud
Swanscombe, Kent
and
Woldham.

Shoreham Deanery

This deanery was a peculiar of the Archbishop Of Canterbury.

Bexley, Kent Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

Brasted, Kent

Chevening, Kent

Chiddingstone, Kent

Cliffe at Hoo, Kent

Crayford, Kent Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

Darenth, Kent

Downe, Kent Bromley Library and Archive

Eynsford, Kent

East Farleigh, Kent

Farningham, Kent

Gillingham (see Medway Archives for deposited records)

Halstead, Kent

Hayes, Kent Bromley Library and Archive

Hever, Kent

Hunton, Kent

Grain, Kent Medway Archives online images are available

Ifield, Kent

Ightham, Kent

Keston, Kent ( Bromley Library and Archives Service)

Knockholt, Kent

East Malling, Kent

Meopham, Kent

Orpington, Kent (Bromley Library and Archive Service)

Otford, Kent

East Peckham, Kent

Penshurst, Kent

Plaxtol, Kent

Sevenoaks, Kent and subsequent parish development

Shoreham, Kent

Stansted, Kent

Sundridge, Kent

Wrotham, Kent

The Diocese of Canterbury

Bridge Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Adisham, Kent
Ash (near Sandwich), Kent
Bekesbourne, Kent
Boughton Aluph, Kent
Barham, Kent
Bishopsbourne, Kent
Bridge, Kent
Brook, Kent
Challock, Kent
Chartham, Kent
Chilham, Kent
Chillenden, Kent
Crundale, Kent
Elmstone, Kent
Godmersham, Kent
Guston, Kent
Upper Hardres, Kent
Ickham, Kent
Kingston, Kent
Littlebourne, Kent
Molash, Kent
Nonington, Kent
Patrixbourne, Kent
Petham with Waltham, Kent
Preston next Wingham, Kent
Staple, Kent
Stelling, Kent
Stodmarsh, Kent
Stourmouth, Kent
Waltham see Petham with Waltham, Kent
Wickhambreaux, Kent
Womenswold, Kent
Wingham, Kent
Wye, Kent


Canterbury Deanery


St. Alphage, All Saints
St. Andrew
St. George
St. Margaret
St. Mary Bredin
St. Mary Bredman
St. Mary Burgate
St. Mary Northgate
St. Mildred
St. Paul Canterbury
St. Peter Canterbury
Blean
St. Martin, Near Canterbury
St. Dunstan, Milton,
Fordwich,
Hackington
Harbledown, St. Michael and All Angels
Harbledown, St. Nicholas Leper Hospital seeHarbledown, Kent
Lower Hardres
Nackington
Sturry
Thanington
Westgate, near
Canterbury.


Charing Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.
Ashford, Kent
Benenden, Kent
Bethersden, Kent
Biddenden, Kent
Boughton Malherbe, Kent
Charing, Kent
Great Chart, Kent
Little Chart, Kent
Cranbrook, Kent
Eastwell, Kent
Egerton, Kent
Frittenden, Kent
High Halden, Kent
Hawkhurst, Kent
Headcorn, Kent
Hothfield, Kent
Kennington, Kent
Newenden, Kent
Pluckley, Kent
Rolvenden, Kent
Sandhurst, Kent
Smarden, Kent
Tenterden, Kent
 Westwell, Kent


Dover Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.
Alkham, Kent
Bewsfield alias Whitfield see Whitfield, Kent
Buckland near Dover, Kent
Capel, near Folkestone see Capel, Kent
Charlton by Dover, Kent
Cheriton, Kent
Cliffe, near Dover see St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent
Dover St James the Apostle, Kent
Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent Ewell
Folkestone Christ Church, Kent Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe, Kent
Guston, Kent
Hawkinge, Kent
Hougham, Kent
Lydden, Kent
Newington near Hythe see Newington next Hythe, Kent
Polton
River, Kent
Swingfield, Kent


Elham Deanery


Acrise, Kent
Bircholt, Kent
Brabourne, Kent
Denton, near Elham see Denton (near Dover), Kent
Elham, Kent
Elmsted, Kent
Hastingleigh, Kent
Hythe, Kent
Monks Horton, Kent
Lyminge, Kent
Postling, Kent
Paddlesworth near Dover see Paddlesworth (near Folkestone), Kent
Saltwood, Kent
Stanford, Kent
Stowting, Kent
Wootton, Kent


Lympne Deanery


Aldington, Kent
Appledore, Kent
Bilsington, Kent
Blackmanstone, Kent
Bonnington, Kent
Brenzett, Kent
Brookland, Kent
Burmarsh, Kent
Dymchurch, Kent
Eastbridge, Kent
Ebony, Kent
Fairfield, Kent
Hurst, Kent
Hinxhill, Kent
West Hythe, Kent
Hope see New Romney with Hope, Kent
Ivychurch, Kent
Kenardington, Kent
Kingsnorth, Kent
Lydd, Kent
Lympne, Kent
St. Mary near Romney see St Mary in the Marsh, Kent
Mersham, Kent
Midley, Kent
Newchurch, Kent
Orgarswick, Kent
Orlestone, Kent
New and Old Romney see New Romney with Hope, Kent and Old Romney, Kent
Ruckinge, Kent
Sellindge, Kent
Sevington, Kent
Shadoxhurst, Kent
Smeeth, Kent
Snargate, Kent
Snave, Kent
Stone-in-Oxney, Kent
Warehorne, Kent
Willesborough, Kent
Wittersham, Kent
Woodchurch, Kent


Ospringe Deanery


Badlemere
Buckland, near Faversham
Boughton Blean
Davington
Doddington
Easling
Faversham
Goodnestone near Faversham
Harty
Graveney with Goodnestone
Hernhill
Leveland
Linsted
Luddenham
Newnham
Norton
Ore
Ospringe
Preston, near Faversham
Otterden
Selling
Sheldwich
Stallisfield
Stone, near Faversham
Tenham
Throwley


Sandwich Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Barson
Betteshanger, Kent
Coldred, Kent
Deal see Deal, Kent and Deal St Andrew, Kent Deal St George, Kent
Eastry, Kent
Eythorne, Kent
Ham, Kent
Knolton
East Langdon , Kent
West Langdon, Kent
Great Mongeham, Kent
Little Mongeham, Kent
Norborne
Ringwold see Ringwould, Kent
Ripple, Kent
Sandwich St Clement, Kent
Sandwich St Mary, Kent
Sandwich St Peter, Kent
Shebbertswold (old Diocesan record spelling) Shepherdswell (sometimes Sibberstwold) see Sibertswold, Kent
Sholden, Kent
Stonar, Kent
Sutton, near Dover
Tilmanstone, Kent
Waldershare, Kent
Walmer see Walmer, Kent Walmer The Church of St Mary the Virgin,Kent Lower Walmer St Saviour,Kent
Woodnesborough, Kent
Worde


Sittingbourne Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Bapchild, Kent
Bicknor, Kent
Bobbing, Kent
Borden, Kent
Bredgar, Kent
Eastchurch, Kent
Elmley, Kent
Lower Halstow, Kent
Hartlip, Kent
Iwade, Kent
Kingsdown, Kent near Sittingbourne
Leysdown, Kent
Milstead, Kent

Milton, Kent near Sittingbourne
Minster in Sheppey, Kent
Murston, Kent
Newington next Sittingbourne, Kent
Rainham, Kent
Rodmersham, Kent
Sittingbourne, Kent and subsequent parish development
Stockbury, Kent
Tonge, Kent
Tunstall, Kent
Upchurch, Kent
Warden, Kent
Wichling, Kent


Sutton Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Boxley, Kent
Bredhurst, Kent
Broomfield, Kent
Bearstead, Kent
Boughton Monchelsea, Kent
Chart Sutton, Kent
Detling, Kent
Frinsted, Kent
Goudhurst, Kent
Harrietsham, Kent
Hollingbourne, Kent
Hucking, Kent
Langley, Kent
Leeds, Kent
Lenham, Kent
Linton, Kent
Loose, Kent
Maidstone parishes development in the county town
Marden, Kent
Otham, Kent
Staplehurst, Kent
East Sutton, Kent
Sutton Valence, Kent
Thurnham, Kent
Ulcombe, Kent
Wormshill, Kent


Westbere Deanery

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Birchington in Thanet, seeBirchington, Kent
Chislet, Kent
Herne, Kent
Hoath, Kent
Margate St John the Baptist, Kent
St Laurence in Thanet, Kent (Ramsgate)
Minster in Thanet, Kent
Monkton, Kent
St Nicholas at Wade, Kent
St Peter in Thanet, Kent
Sarre see St Nicholas at Wade, Kent
Reculver, Kent
Seasalter, Kent
Swalecliffe, Kent
Westbere, Kent
Whitstable, Kent
Wood alias Woodchurch, in Thanet a chapel of ease in Birchington, Kent Ancient Parish

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