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Hoo St Werburgh

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Parish History

Hoo St Wwerburgh is an Ancient Parish a village and civil parish on the Hoo peninsula in the Medway district of Kent.

The church is 12th century and occupies the site of an earlier 8th century church chronicled as part of a Mercian monastery in the time of  King Aethelbald of Mercia. the church has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage.

The graveyard contains the grave of Thomas Aveling the first British manufacturer of Aveling and Porter steam rollers.

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was part of Hoo sub 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

Hoo, St. Werburgh Christenings Marriages Burials 1587-1987 reference (P190) digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. See Kent Census

Poor Law Unions

Hoo Poor Law Union, Kent

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.

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Web sites

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