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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Jurisdictions  ==
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When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Kent was divided into 37 registration districts, each containing several parishes.
  
 
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Historically, the county of Kent consisted of 400 ancient parishes including 17 in the city of Canterbury, 3 in Rochester, 3 in Sandwich, 2 in Deptford, and 2 in Dover.  More parishes have been created as populous areas have grown.  
 
Historically, the county of Kent consisted of 400 ancient parishes including 17 in the city of Canterbury, 3 in Rochester, 3 in Sandwich, 2 in Deptford, and 2 in Dover.  More parishes have been created as populous areas have grown.  
  
To see a list of parishes, click [[Kent Parishes|here]].  
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To see a list of parishes, click [[Kent Parishes|here]].
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 00:09, 8 March 2009

Kent is a maritime county in southeast England. 
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When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Kent was divided into 37 registration districts, each containing several parishes.

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Historically, the county of Kent consisted of 400 ancient parishes including 17 in the city of Canterbury, 3 in Rochester, 3 in Sandwich, 2 in Deptford, and 2 in Dover.  More parishes have been created as populous areas have grown.

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