Kent Genealogy

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'''''Unique genealogical features:'''''&nbsp;[[Image:{{Wimbledon}}|Wimbledon Tennis Championship]]  
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*An every-name index is available for [[Surrey Probate Records|Surrey wills ]]  
 
*An every-name index is available for [[Surrey Probate Records|Surrey wills ]]  
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==== Probate Jurisdictions  ====
 
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Kent was under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and one or more secondary courts.&nbsp; To see a list of Kent parishes and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to [[Kent Probate Records|Kent Probate Records]].
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Kent was under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and one or more secondary courts.&nbsp; To see a list of Kent parishes and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to [[Kent Probate Records|Kent Probate Records]].  
  
 
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Revision as of 03:08, 21 November 2013

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England go to Kent

Welcome to the Kent page
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Kent is a maritime county located in the South East of England, and is one of the home counties.

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Location of Kent in England

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Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Surrey.

Parishes

The ceremonial county of Kent consisted of 414 ancient parishes including 16 in the city of Canterbury, 3 in Hoo, 3 in Rochester, 3 in Sandwich, 2 in Deal, 2 in Deptford, and 2 in Dover. More parishes have been created as populous areas have grown.

Abinger · Addington · Addlestone · Albury · Alfold · Ash · Ashtead · Bagshot · Banstead · Barnes · Battersea All Saints · Battersea St Mary · Battersea St George · Beddington · Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen · Bermondsey Christ Church · Bermondsey St James · Bermondsey St Paul · Betchworth · Bisley · Bletchingley · Blindley Heath · Bookham, Great · Bookham, Little · Botleys and Lyne · Bowling Green · Bramley · Brixton St Matthew · Brockham Green · Buckland · Burstow · Byfleet · Camberwell St Giles · Camberwell Camden Chapel · Camberwell Christ Church · Camberwell Emmanuel · Camberwell St George · Capel · Carshalton · Caterham · Chaldon · Charlwood · Cheam · Chelsham · Chertsey · Chessington · Chiddingfold · Chilworth · Chipstead · Chobham · Clandon, East · Clandon, West · Clapham Holy Trinity · Clapham St John · Claygate · Cobham · Coldharbour · Compton · Coulsdon · Cranleigh · Crowhurst · Croydon St John the Baptist · Cuddington · Denmark Hill · Ditton, Long · Ditton, Thames · Dorking · Dunsfold · Effingham · Egham · Elstead · Epsom · Esher · Ewell · Ewhurst · Farleigh · Farncombe · Farnham · Fetcham · Frensham · Frimley · Gatton · Godalming · Godstone · Guildford Holy Trinity · Guildford St Mary · Guildford St Nicholas · Guildford the Friary · Hale · Ham · Hambledon · Hascombe · Haslemere · Hatcham St James · Headley · Herne Hill · Hersham · Holmwood · Horley · Horne · Horsell · Horsley, East · Horsley, West · Horsleydown St Mark · Horsleydown St John · Kennington St Mark · Kennington, South · Kew with Petersham · Kingston upon Thames · Kingswood · Lambeth St Mary · Lambeth All Saints, Lower Marsh · Lambeth Holy Trinity · Lambeth St Andrew · Lambeth St John the Evangelist, Waterloo Road · Lambeth St Mary the Less · Lambeth St Thomas · Leatherhead · Leigh · Limpsfield · Lingfield · Long Cross · Malden · Merrow · Merstham · Merton · Mickleham · Milford · Mitcham St Peter and Paul · Molesey, East · Molesey, West · Morden · Mortlake · Newdigate · Newington St Mary · Norbiton · Norwood All Saints · Norwood St Luke · Nutfield · Ockham · Ockley · Okewood · Oxted · Peckham St Mary Magdalen · Penge St John · Peper Harow · Petersham · Pirbright · Putney · Puttenham · Pyrford · Reigate St Mary Magdalene · Richmond · Richmond St John · Ripley · Robin Hood · Roehampton · Rotherhithe St Mary · Rotherhithe All Saints · Rotherhithe Christ Church · Rotherhithe Holy Trinity · Sanderstead · Seale · Send · Shackleford · Shalford · Shere · Shirley · Shottermill · Southwark Christchurch · Southwark Holy Trinity · Southwark St George the Martyr · Southwark St Jude St George's Road · Southwark St Mary · Southwark St Olave · Southwark St Peter · Southwark St Saviour · Southwark St Stephen · Southwark St Thomas · St Martha · Stockwell · Stoke D’Abernon · Stoke next Guildford · Streatham St Leonard · Streatham Christ Church · Summers Town · Surbiton St Mark · Sutton · Tandridge · Tatsfield · Thorpe · Thursley · Titsey · Tooting Graveney · Virginia Water · Wallington · Walton on the Hill · Walton on Thames · Walworth Common · Walworth St Peter · Wanborough · Wandsworth All Saints · Wandsworth St Anne · Warlingham · Waverley · Weybridge · Whyteleafe · Wimbledon St Mary · Windlesham · Wisley · Witley · Woking St Peter · Woldingham · Wonersh · Woodmansterne · Worplesdon · Wotton · Wrecclesham · Wyke · York Town

Probate Jurisdictions

Before 1858, every town and parish in Kent was under the probate jurisdiction of a primary court and one or more secondary courts.  To see a list of Kent parishes and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them, go to Kent Probate Records.

Websites

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Kent and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.

Wiki articles describing online collections for Kent: