Frindsbury, Kent

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Frindbury is on the opposite bank of the River medway from Rochester and the ancient parish was that of the Bishop of Rochester with the purpose of earning income for the bishop.  
 
Frindbury is on the opposite bank of the River medway from Rochester and the ancient parish was that of the Bishop of Rochester with the purpose of earning income for the bishop.  
  
See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints_Church,_Frindsbury+ All Saints Frindsbury Wikipedia] [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/FRI.htm+ Kent Archeological Society] and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (1797), pp. 525-546 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62878&amp;strquery=Frindsbury+ at British History Online]<br>  
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See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints_Church,_Frindsbury+ All Saints Frindsbury Wikipedia] [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/01/03/FRI.htm+ Kent Archeological Society] and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (1797), pp. 525-546 [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62878&strquery=Frindsbury+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Frindsbury+ Kent Churches website]<br>  
  
 
[http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/frin_plc.htm+ Frindsbury North West Kent Family History Society] [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/frin_c01.htm+ Frindsbury All Saints] <br>
 
[http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/frin_plc.htm+ Frindsbury North West Kent Family History Society] [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/frin_c01.htm+ Frindsbury All Saints] <br>

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Frindsbury All Saints

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Parish History

Frindsbury is part of the Medway Towns conurbation and has during its history been part of the City of Rochester Frindsbury Wikipedia Frindsbury Extra Wikipedia

Hoo Peninsula Wikipedia

Frindsbury All Saints is an Ancient parish and includes in the civil parish Frindsbury, Frindsbury Extra Wainscott and Upnor. The parish is in the Diocese of Rochester and a map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you

The church dates from 1074 and was rebuilt in 1127 anwith subsequent 14th century addtions and was restored in 1884.

Frindbury is on the opposite bank of the River medway from Rochester and the ancient parish was that of the Bishop of Rochester with the purpose of earning income for the bishop.

See All Saints Frindsbury Wikipedia Kent Archeological Society and Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (1797), pp. 525-546 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

Frindsbury North West Kent Family History Society Frindsbury All Saints

Resources

Civil Registration

North Aylesford Registration District

Strood Registration District

Strood and Hoo Registration District

Chatham Registration District

and registrations from July 1837 to the present day are held at

Medway district
The Register Office
Northgate
Rochester
ME1 1LS
Telephone 01634 338902
Fax 01634 338913
register.office@medway.gov.uk

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Frindsbury All Saints Baptisms marriages and Burials1669-1959 reference P 150

digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk

Family History Library film numbers
Frindsbury
See also England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

Census records

Census returns for Frindsbury 1841-1891

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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901

for details of public houses in the 1881 census

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved.
Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.
Find my Past 1911 census search

Poor Law Unions

North Aylesford Poor Law Union, Kent (renamed Strood)

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Kent Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

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