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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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When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Kent was divided into registration districts, each containing several parishes.  To see a list of districts and the parishes they contain, click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/ken.htm here].
  
 
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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 registration districts, each containing several parishes.  To see a list of districts and the parishes they contain, click here.

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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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