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*The majority of Kent's parish registers have been indexed and are available online<br>  
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*FamilySearch has digitised [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949814 Kent wills]&nbsp;; many indexes are available at the [http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/Research/Libr/Wills/WillsIntro.htm Kent Archaeological Society] website
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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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:''This article is about a county in England. For other uses, see [[Kent (disambiguation)]].''<br>
 
  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
 
  
=== Civil districts  ===
 
  
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Kent was divided into registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp; To see a list of districts and the parishes they contain, click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/ken.htm here].
 
  
=== Parishes  ===
 
  
Historically, the 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.&nbsp; More parishes have been created as populous areas have grown.
 
  
To see a list of parishes, with links to their pages, click [[Kent Parishes|here]].
 
  
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*[[Kent Online Parish Clerks|Kent Online Parish Clerks]] has transcribed many records of interest to genealogists.
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*[[Kent History and Library Centre|Kent History and Library Center]]&nbsp;in Maidstone houses thousands of old documents about Kent's past.
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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.
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[[Acrise, Kent|Acrise]] {{•}}[[Addington, Kent|Addington]] {{•}}[[Adisham, Kent|Adisham]] {{•}}[[Aldington, Kent|Aldington]] {{•}}[[Alkham, Kent|Alkham]] {{•}}[[Hoo Allhallows, Kent|Allhallows]] {{•}}[[Allington, Kent|Allington]] {{•}}[[Appledore, Kent|Appledore]] {{•}}[[Ash (near Ridley), Kent|Ash (near Ridley)]] {{•}}[[Ash (near Sandwich), Kent|Ash (near Sandwich)]] {{•}}[[Ashford, Kent|Ashford]] {{•}}[[Ashurst, Kent|Ashurst]] {{•}}[[Aylesford, Kent|Aylesford]] {{•}}[[Badlesmere, Kent|Badlesmere]] {{•}}[[Bapchild, Kent|Bapchild]] {{•}}[[Barfrestone, Kent|Barfrestone]] {{•}}[[Barham, Kent|Barham]] {{•}}[[East Barming, Kent|Barming, East]] {{•}}[[Bearstead, Kent|Bearstead]] {{•}}[[Beckenham St George, Kent|Beckenham St George]] {{•}}[[Bekesbourne, Kent|Bekesbourne]] {{•}}[[Benenden, Kent|Benenden]] {{•}}[[Bethersden, Kent|Bethersden]] {{•}}[[Betteshanger, Kent|Betteshanger]] {{•}}[[Bexley, Kent|Bexley]] {{•}}[[Bicknor, Kent|Bicknor]] {{•}}[[Bidborough, Kent|Bidborough]] {{•}}[[Biddenden, Kent|Biddenden]] {{•}}[[Bilsington, Kent|Bilsington]] {{•}}[[Birchington, Kent|Birchington]] {{•}}[[Bircholt, Kent|Bircholt]] {{•}}[[Birling, Kent|Birling]] {{•}}[[Bishopsbourne, Kent|Bishopsbourne]] {{•}}[[Blackmanstone, Kent|Blackmanstone]] {{•}}[[Blean, Kent|Blean]] {{•}}[[Bobbing, Kent|Bobbing]] {{•}}[[Bonnington, Kent|Bonnington]] {{•}}[[Borden, Kent|Borden]] {{•}}[[Boughton Aluph, Kent|Boughton Aluph]] {{•}}[[Boughton Malherbe, Kent|Boughton Malherbe]] {{•}}[[Boughton Monchelsea, Kent|Boughton Monchelsea]] {{•}}[[Boughton under Blean, Kent|Boughton under Blean]] {{•}}[[Boxley, Kent|Boxley]] {{•}}[[Brabourne, Kent|Brabourne]] {{•}}[[Brasted, Kent|Brasted]] {{•}}[[Bredgar, Kent|Bredgar]] {{•}}[[Bredhurst, Kent|Bredhurst]] {{•}}[[Brenchley, Kent|Brenchley]] {{•}}[[Brenzett, Kent|Brenzett]] {{•}}[[Bridge, Kent|Bridge]] {{•}}[[Broadstairs, Kent|Broadstairs]] {{•}}[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent|Bromley St Peter and St Paul]] {{•}}[[Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent|Bromley Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Brompton, Kent|Brompton]] {{•}}[[Brook, Kent|Brook]] {{•}}[[Brookland, Kent|Brookland]] {{•}}[[Broomfield, Kent|Broomfield]] {{•}}[[Buckland, Kent|Buckland]] {{•}}[[Buckland near Dover, Kent|Buckland near Dover]] {{•}}[[Burham, Kent|Burham]] {{•}}[[Burmarsh, Kent|Burmarsh]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Christchurch Cathedral, Kent|Canterbury Christchurch Cathedral]] {{•}}[[Canterbury All Saints, Kent|Canterbury All Saints]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry, Kent|Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry]] {{•}}[[Canterbury East Bridge Hospital, Kent|Canterbury East Bridge Hospital]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate, Kent|Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Old Castle, Kent|Canterbury Old Castle]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Alphege, Kent|Canterbury St Alphege]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Andrew, Kent|Canterbury St Andrew]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Augustine, Kent|Canterbury St Augustine]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Dunstan, Kent|Canterbury St Dunstan]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St George the Martyr, Kent|Canterbury St George the Martyr]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Gregory the Great, Kent|Canterbury St Gregory the Great]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St John’s Hospital, Kent|Canterbury St John’s Hospital]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Margaret, Kent|Canterbury St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Martin, Kent|Canterbury St Martin]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Bredin, Kent|Canterbury St Mary Bredin]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Bredman, Kent|Canterbury St Mary Bredman]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Magdalen, Kent|Canterbury St Mary Magdalen]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary North Gate, Kent|Canterbury St Mary North Gate]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mildred with St Mary de Castro, Kent|Canterbury St Mildred with St Mary de Castro]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Paul, Kent|Canterbury St Paul]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Peter, Kent|Canterbury St Peter]] {{•}}[[Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts, Kent|Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts]] {{•}}[[Canterbury White Friars, Kent|Canterbury White Friars]] {{•}}[[Capel, Kent|Capel]] {{•}}[[Capel-le-Ferne, Kent|Capel-le-Ferne]] {{•}}[[Chalk, Kent|Chalk]] {{•}}[[Challock, Kent|Challock]] {{•}}[[Charing, Kent|Charing]] {{•}}[[Charlton by Dover, Kent|Charlton by Dover]] {{•}}[[Charlton next Woolwich, Kent|Charlton next Woolwich]] {{•}}[[Great Chart, Kent|Chart, Great]] {{•}}[[Little Chart, Kent|Chart, Little]] {{•}}[[Chartham, Kent|Chartham]] {{•}}[[Chart Sutton, Kent|Chart Sutton]] {{•}}[[Chatham, Kent|Chatham]] {{•}}[[Chelsfield, Kent|Chelsfield]] {{•}}[[Cheriton, Kent|Cheriton]] {{•}}[[Chevening, Kent|Chevening]] {{•}}[[Chiddingstone, Kent|Chiddingstone]] {{•}}[[Chilham, Kent|Chilham]] {{•}}[[Chillenden, Kent|Chillenden]] {{•}}[[Chislehurst, Kent|Chislehurst]] {{•}}[[Chislet, Kent|Chislet]] {{•}}[[Cliffe at Hoo, Kent|Cliffe at Hoo]] {{•}}[[East Cliffe, Kent|Cliffe, East]] {{•}}[[West Cliffe, Kent|Cliffe, West]] {{•}}[[Cobham, Kent|Cobham]] {{•}}[[Coldred, Kent|Coldred]] {{•}}[[Cooling, Kent|Cooling]] {{•}}[[Cowden, Kent|Cowden]] {{•}}[[Cranbrook, Kent|Cranbrook]] {{•}}[[Foots Cray, Kent|Cray, Foots]] {{•}}[[North Cray, Kent|Cray, North]] {{•}}[[St Mary Cray, Kent|Cray, St Mary]] {{•}}[[St Paul’s Cray, Kent|Cray, St Paul’s]] {{•}}[[Crayford, Kent|Crayford]] {{•}}[[Crundale, Kent|Crundale]] {{•}}[[Cudham, Kent|Cudham]] {{•}}[[Cuxton, Kent|Cuxton]] {{•}}[[Darenth, Kent|Darenth]] {{•}}[[Dartford, Kent|Dartford]] {{•}}[[Davington, Kent|Davington]] {{•}}[[Deal, Kent|Deal St Leonard]] {{•}}[[Deal St Andrew, Kent|Deal St Andrew]] {{•}}[[Deal St George, Kent|Deal St George]] {{•}}[[Denton (near Dover), Kent|Denton (near Dover)]] {{•}}[[Denton (near Gravesend), Kent|Denton (near Gravesend)]] {{•}}[[Deptford St Nicholas, Kent|Deptford St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Deptford St Paul, Kent|Deptford St Paul]] {{•}}[[Detling, Kent|Detling]] {{•}}[[Ditton, Kent|Ditton]] {{•}}[[Doddington, Kent|Doddington]] {{•}}[[Dover Castle, Kent|Dover Castle]] {{•}}[[Dover St James the Apostle, Kent|Dover St James the Apostle]] {{•}}[[Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent|Dover St Mary the Virgin]] {{•}}[[Dover Trinity, Kent|Dover Trinity]] {{•}}[[Downe, Kent|Downe]] {{•}}[[Dunkirk, Kent|Dunkirk]] {{•}}[[Dymchurch, Kent|Dymchurch]] {{•}}[[Eastbridge, Kent|Eastbridge]] {{•}}[[Eastchurch, Kent|Eastchurch]] {{•}}[[East Cliffe, Kent|Eastcliffe]] {{•}}[[East Farleigh, Kent|East Farleigh]] {{•}}[[East Langdon, Kent|East Langdon]] {{•}}[[Eastling, Kent|Eastling]] {{•}}[[East Malling, Kent|East Malling]] {{•}}[[East Peckham, Kent|East Peckham]] {{•}}[[East Peckham Holy Trinity, Kent|East Peckham Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Eastry, Kent|Eastry]] {{•}}[[East Sutton, Kent|East Sutton]] {{•}}[[Eastwell, Kent|Eastwell]] {{•}}[[East Wickham, Kent|East Wickham]] {{•}}[[Ebony, Kent|Ebony]] {{•}}[[Edenbridge, Kent|Edenbridge]] {{•}}[[Egerton, Kent|Egerton]] {{•}}[[Elham, Kent|Elham]] {{•}}[[Elmley, Kent|Elmley]] {{•}}[[Elmsted, Kent|Elmsted]] {{•}}[[Elmstone, Kent|Elmstone]] {{•}}[[Eltham St John the Baptist, Kent|Eltham St John the Baptist]] {{•}}[[Erith, Kent|Erith]] {{•}}[[Temple Ewell, Kent|Ewell, Temple]] {{•}}[[Eynsford, Kent|Eynsford]] {{•}}[[Eythorne, Kent|Eythorne]] {{•}}[[Fairfield, Kent|Fairfield]] {{•}}[[East Farleigh, Kent|Farleigh, East]] {{•}}[[West Farleigh, Kent|Farleigh, West]] {{•}}[[Farnborough, Kent|Farnborough]] {{•}}[[Farningham, Kent|Farningham]] {{•}}[[Faversham, Kent|Faversham]] {{•}}[[Fawkham, Kent|Fawkham]] {{•}}[[Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe, Kent|Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe]] {{•}}[[Folkestone Christ Church, Kent|Folkestone Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Fordwich, Kent|Fordwich]] {{•}}[[Frant, Kent|Frant]] {{•}}[[Frindsbury, Kent|Frindsbury]] {{•}}[[Frinsted, Kent|Frinsted]] {{•}}[[Frittenden, Kent|Frittenden]] {{•}}[[Galley Hill, Kent|Galley Hill]] {{•}}[[Gillingham St Mary Magdalene, Kent|Gillingham]] {{•}}[[Godmersham, Kent|Godmersham]] {{•}}[[Goodnestone (near Faversham), Kent|Goodnestone (near Faversham)]] {{•}}[[Goodnestone (near Sandwich), Kent|Goodnestone (near Sandwich)]] {{•}}[[Goudhurst, Kent|Goudhurst]] {{•}}[[Grain, Kent|Grain]] {{•}}[[Graveney, Kent|Graveney]] {{•}}[[Gravesend St George, Kent|Gravesend St George]] {{•}}[[Great Chart, Kent|Great Chart]] {{•}}[[Greenhithe, Kent|Greenhithe]] {{•}}[[Greenwich St Alfege, Kent|Greenwich St Alfege]] {{•}}[[East Greenwich Christ Church, Kent|Greenwich, East Christ Church]] {{•}}[[West Greenwich, Kent|Greenwich, West]] {{•}}[[Guston, Kent|Guston]] {{•}}[[Hackington, Kent|Hackington]] {{•}}[[Hadlow, Kent|Hadlow]] {{•}}[[High Halden, Kent|Halden, High]] {{•}}[[Halling, Kent|Halling]] {{•}}[[Halstead, Kent|Halstead]] {{•}}[[High Halstow, Kent|Halstow, High]] {{•}}[[Lower Halstow, Kent|Halstow, Lower]] {{•}}[[Ham, Kent|Ham]] {{•}}[[Harbledown, Kent|Harbledown]] {{•}}[[Lower Hardres, Kent|Hardres, Lower]] {{•}}[[Upper Hardres, Kent|Hardres, Upper]] {{•}}[[Harrietsham, Kent|Harrietsham]] {{•}}[[Hartley, Kent|Hartley]] {{•}}[[Hartlip, Kent|Hartlip]] {{•}}[[Harty, Kent|Harty]] {{•}}[[Hastingleigh, Kent|Hastingleigh]] {{•}}[[Hawkhurst, Kent|Hawkhurst]] {{•}}[[Hawkinge, Kent|Hawkinge]] {{•}}[[Hayes, Kent|Hayes]] {{•}}[[Headcorn, Kent|Headcorn]] {{•}}[[Hempstead, Kent|Hempstead]] {{•}}[[Herne, Kent|Herne]] {{•}}[[Herne Bay Christ Church, Kent|Herne Bay Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Hernhill, Kent|Hernhill]] {{•}}[[Hever, Kent|Hever]] {{•}}[[Higham, Kent|Higham]] {{•}}[[Hildenborough, Kent|Hildenborough]] {{•}}[[Hinxhill, Kent|Hinxhill]] {{•}}[[Hoath, Kent|Hoath]] {{•}}[[Hollingbourne, Kent|Hollingbourne]] {{•}}[[Hoo Allhallows, Kent|Hoo Allhallows]] {{•}}[[Hoo St Werburgh, Kent|Hoo St Werburgh]] {{•}}[[St Mary Hoo, Kent|Hoo St Mary]] {{•}}[[Horsmonden, Kent|Horsmonden]] {{•}}[[Horton Kirby, Kent|Horton Kirby]] {{•}}[[Hothfield, Kent|Hothfield]] {{•}}[[Hougham, Kent|Hougham]] {{•}}[[Hougham-in-Dover, Kent|Hougham-in-Dover]] {{•}}[[Hucking, Kent|Hucking]] {{•}}[[Hunton, Kent|Hunton]] {{•}}[[Hurst, Kent|Hurst]] {{•}}[[Hythe, Kent|Hythe]] {{•}}[[West Hythe, Kent|Hythe, West]] {{•}}[[Ickham, Kent|Ickham]] {{•}}[[Ide Hill, Kent|Ide Hill]] {{•}}[[Ifield, Kent|Ifield]] {{•}}[[Ightham, Kent|Ightham]] {{•}}[[Ivychurch, Kent|Ivychurch]] {{•}}[[Iwade, Kent|Iwade]] {{•}}[[Kemsing, Kent|Kemsing]] {{•}}[[Kenardington, Kent|Kenardington]] {{•}}[[Kennington, Kent|Kennington]] {{•}}[[Keston, Kent|Keston]] {{•}}[[Kidbrooke, Kent|Kidbrooke]] {{•}}[[Kilndown, Kent|Kilndown]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown, Kent|Kingsdown]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown St John, Kent|Kingsdown St John]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown with Mappiscombe, Kent|Kingsdown with Mappiscombe]] {{•}}[[Kingsnorth, Kent|Kingsnorth]] {{•}}[[Kingston, Kent|Kingston]] {{•}}[[Knockholt, Kent|Knockholt]] {{•}}[[Knowlton, Kent|Knowlton]] {{•}}[[Lamberhurst, Kent|Lamberhurst]] {{•}}[[East Langdon, Kent|Langdon, East]] {{•}}[[West Langdon, Kent|Langdon, West]] {{•}}[[Langley, Kent|Langley]] {{•}}[[Leaveland, Kent|Leaveland]] {{•}}[[Lee St Margaret, Kent|Lee St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Leeds, Kent|Leeds]] {{•}}[[Leigh, Kent|Leigh]] {{•}}[[Lenham, Kent|Lenham]] {{•}}[[Lewisham St Mary, Kent|Lewisham St Mary]] {{•}}[[Leybourne, Kent|Leybourne]] {{•}}[[Leysdown, Kent|Leysdown]] {{•}}[[Lidsing, Kent|Lidsing]] {{•}}[[Linton, Kent|Linton]] {{•}}[[Littlebourne, Kent|Littlebourne]] {{•}}[[Little Chart, Kent|Little Chart]] {{•}}[[Longfield, Kent|Longfield]] {{•}}[[Loose, Kent|Loose]] {{•}}[[Luddenham, Kent|Luddenham]] {{•}}[[Luddesdown, Kent|Luddesdown]] {{•}}[[Lullingstone, Kent|Lullingstone]] {{•}}[[Luton, Kent|Luton]] {{•}}[[Lydd, Kent|Lydd]] {{•}}[[Lydden, Kent|Lydden]] {{•}}[[Lyminge, Kent|Lyminge]] {{•}}[[Lympne, Kent|Lympne]] {{•}}[[Lynsted, Kent|Lynsted]] {{•}}[[Maidstone All Saints, Kent|Maidstone All Saints]] {{•}}[[Maidstone Holy Trinity, Kent|Maidstone Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Maidstone St Peter, Kent|Maidstone St Peter]] {{•}}[[East Malling, Kent|Malling, East]] {{•}}[[West Malling, Kent|Malling, West]] {{•}}[[Marden, Kent|Marden]] {{•}}[[Mareston, Kent|Mareston]] {{•}}[[Margate St John the Baptist, Kent|Margate St John the Baptist]] {{•}}[[Margate Trinity, Kent|Margate Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Mark Beech, Kent|Mark Beech]] {{•}}[[West Marsh, Kent|Marsh, West]] {{•}}[[Meopham, Kent|Meopham]] {{•}}[[Mereworth, Kent|Mereworth]] {{•}}[[Mersham, Kent|Mersham]] {{•}}[[Midley, Kent|Midley]] {{•}}[[Milstead, Kent|Milstead]] {{•}}[[Milton, Kent|Milton]] {{•}}[[Milton Holy Trinity, Kent|Milton Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Milton Regis, Kent|Milton Regis]] {{•}}[[Milton St Nicholas, Kent|Milton next Canterbury]] {{•}}[[Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent|Milton-next-Gravesend]] {{•}}[[Minster in Sheppey, Kent|Minster in Sheppey]] {{•}}[[Minster in Thanet, Kent|Minster in Thanet]] {{•}}[[Mint, Kent|Mint]] {{•}}[[Molash, Kent|Molash]] {{•}}[[Great Mongeham, Kent|Mongeham, Great]] {{•}}[[Little Mongeham, Kent|Mongeham, Little]] {{•}}[[Monks Horton, Kent|Monks Horton]] {{•}}[[Monkton, Kent|Monkton]] {{•}}[[Murston, Kent|Murston]] {{•}}[[Nackington, Kent|Nackington]] {{•}}[[Nettlestead, Kent|Nettlestead]] {{•}}[[Newchurch, Kent|Newchurch]] {{•}}[[Newenden, Kent|Newenden]] {{•}}[[Newington next Hythe, Kent|Newington next Hythe]] {{•}}[[Newington next Sittingbourne, Kent|Newington next Sittingbourne]] {{•}}[[Newnham, Kent|Newnham]] {{•}}[[Nonington, Kent|Nonington]] {{•}}[[Northbourne, Kent|Northbourne]] {{•}}[[Northfleet, Kent|Northfleet]] {{•}}[[Norton, Kent|Norton]] {{•}}[[Nursted, Kent|Nursted]] {{•}}[[Oare, Kent|Oare]] {{•}}[[Offham, Kent|Offham]] {{•}}[[Orgarswick, Kent|Orgarswick]] {{•}}[[Orlestone, Kent|Orlestone]] {{•}}[[Orpington, Kent|Orpington]] {{•}}[[Ospringe, Kent|Ospringe]] {{•}}[[Otford, Kent|Otford]] {{•}}[[Otham, Kent|Otham]] {{•}}[[Otterden, Kent|Otterden]] {{•}}[[Oxney, Kent|Oxney]] {{•}}[[Paddlesworth (near Folkstone), Kent|Paddlesworth (near Folkstone)]] {{•}}[[Paddlesworth (near Snodland), Kent|Paddlesworth (near Snodland)]] {{•}}[[Patrixbourne, Kent|Patrixbourne]] {{•}}[[East Peckham, Kent|Peckham, East]] {{•}}[[East Peckham Holy Trinity, Kent|Peckham, East Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[West Peckham, Kent|Peckham, West]] {{•}}[[Pembury, Kent|Pembury]] {{•}}[[Penshurst, Kent|Penshurst]] {{•}}[[Petham with Waltham, Kent|Petham with Waltham]] {{•}}[[Platt, Kent|Platt]] {{•}}[[Plaxtol, Kent|Plaxtol]] {{•}}[[Pluckley, Kent|Pluckley]] {{•}}[[Plumstead St Nicholas, Kent|Plumstead St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Postling, Kent|Postling]] {{•}}[[Preston next Wingham, Kent|Preston]] {{•}}[[Preston next Faversham, Kent|Preston next Faversham]] {{•}}[[Queenborough, Kent|Queenborough]] {{•}}[[Rainham, Kent|Rainham]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate St George, Kent|Ramsgate St George]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate Christ Church, Kent|Ramsgate Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate Holy Trinity, Kent|Ramsgate Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Reculver, Kent|Reculver]] {{•}}[[Ridley, Kent|Ridley]] {{•}}[[Ringwould, Kent|Ringwould]] {{•}}[[Ripple, Kent|Ripple]] {{•}}[[River, Kent|River]] {{•}}[[Riverhead, Kent|Riverhead]] {{•}}[[Rochester Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kent|Rochester Cathedral]] {{•}}[[Rochester Castle Precincts, Kent|Rochester Castle Precincts]] {{•}}[[Rochester Precincts of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kent|Rochester Precincts of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary]] {{•}}[[Rochester St Margaret, Kent|Rochester St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement, Kent|Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement]] {{•}}[[Rodmersham, Kent|Rodmersham]] {{•}}[[Rolvenden, Kent|Rolvenden]] {{•}}[[New Romney with Hope, Kent|Romney, New with Hope]] {{•}}[[Old Romney, Kent|Romney, Old]] {{•}}[[Rosherville St Mark, Kent|Rosherville]] {{•}}[[Ruckinge, Kent|Ruckinge]] {{•}}[[Ryarsh, Kent|Ryarsh]] {{•}}[[Saltwood, Kent|Saltwood]] {{•}}[[Sandgate, Kent|Sandgate]] {{•}}[[Sandhurst, Kent|Sandhurst]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Kent|Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Clement, Kent|Sandwich St Clement]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Mary, Kent|Sandwich St Mary]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Peter, Kent|Sandwich St Peter]] {{•}}[[Seal, Kent|Seal]] {{•}}[[Seasalter, Kent|Seasalter]] {{•}}[[Sellindge, Kent|Sellindge]] {{•}}[[Selling, Kent|Selling]] {{•}}[[Sevenoaks, Kent|Sevenoaks]] {{•}}[[Sevenoaks Weald, Kent|Sevenoaks Weald]] {{•}}[[Sevington, Kent|Sevington]] {{•}}[[Shadoxhurst, Kent|Shadoxhurst]] {{•}}[[Sheerness, Kent|Sheerness]] {{•}}[[Sheldwich, Kent|Sheldwich]] {{•}}[[Shipbourne, Kent|Shipbourne]] {{•}}[[Sholden, Kent|Sholden]] {{•}}[[Shoreham, Kent|Shoreham]] {{•}}[[Shorne, Kent|Shorne]] {{•}}[[Sibertswold, Kent|Sibertswold]] {{•}}[[Sidcup St John, Kent|Sidcup St John]] {{•}}[[Sissinghurst, Kent|Sissinghurst]] {{•}}[[Sittingbourne, Kent|Sittingbourne]] {{•}}[[Smarden, Kent|Smarden]] {{•}}[[Smeeth, Kent|Smeeth]] {{•}}[[Snargate, Kent|Snargate]] {{•}}[[Snave, Kent|Snave]] {{•}}[[Snodland, Kent|Snodland]] {{•}}[[Southborough St Peter, Kent|Southborough St Peter]] {{•}}[[Southfleet, Kent|Southfleet]] {{•}}[[South Willesborough, Kent|South Willesborough]] {{•}}[[Speldhurst, Kent|Speldhurst]] {{•}}[[St Laurence in Thanet, Kent|St Laurence in Thanet]] {{•}}[[St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent|St Margaret at Cliffe]] {{•}}[[St Mary in the Marsh, Kent|St Mary in the Marsh]] {{•}}[[St Nicholas at Wade, Kent|St Nicholas at Wade]] {{•}}[[St Nicholas Hospital, Kent|St Nicholas Hospital]] {{•}}[[St Peter in Thanet, Kent|St Peter in Thanet]] {{•}}[[Stalisfield, Kent|Stalisfield]] {{•}}[[Stanford, Kent|Stanford]] {{•}}[[Stansted, Kent|Stansted]] {{•}}[[Staple, Kent|Staple]] {{•}}[[Staplegate, Kent|Staplegate]] {{•}}[[Staplehurst, Kent|Staplehurst]] {{•}}[[Stelling, Kent|Stelling]] {{•}}[[Stelling Minnis, Kent|Stelling Minnis]] {{•}}[[Stockbury, Kent|Stockbury]] {{•}}[[Stodmarsh, Kent|Stodmarsh]] {{•}}[[Stoke, Kent|Stoke]] {{•}}[[Stonar, Kent|Stonar]] {{•}}[[Stone (near Dartford), Kent|Stone (near Dartford)]] {{•}}[[Stone (next Faversham), Kent|Stone (next Faversham)]] {{•}}[[Stone-in-Oxney, Kent|Stone-in-Oxney]] {{•}}[[Stourmouth, Kent|Stourmouth]] {{•}}[[Stowting, Kent|Stowting]] {{•}}[[Strood St Nicholas, Kent|Strood St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Sturry, Kent|Sturry]] {{•}}[[Sundridge, Kent|Sundridge]] {{•}}[[Sutton at Hone, Kent|Sutton at Hone]] {{•}}[[Sutton by Dover, Kent|Sutton by Dover]] {{•}}[[Sutton Valence, Kent|Sutton Valence]] {{•}}[[Chart Sutton, Kent|Sutton, Chart]] {{•}}[[East Sutton, Kent|Sutton, East]] {{•}}[[Swalecliffe, Kent|Swalecliffe]] {{•}}[[Swanley St Paul, Kent|Swanley]] {{•}}[[Swanscombe, Kent|Swanscombe]] {{•}}[[Swingfield, Kent|Swingfield]] {{•}}[[Temple Ewell, Kent|Temple Ewell]] {{•}}[[Tenterden, Kent|Tenterden]] {{•}}[[Teston, Kent|Teston]] {{•}}[[Teynham, Kent|Teynham]] {{•}}[[Thanington, Kent|Thanington]] {{•}}[[Throwley, Kent|Throwley]] {{•}}[[Thurnham, Kent|Thurnham]] {{•}}[[Tilmanstone, Kent|Tilmanstone]] {{•}}[[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent|Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul]] {{•}}[[Tonge, Kent|Tonge]] {{•}}[[Tovil, Kent|Tovil]] {{•}}[[Trottiscliffe, Kent|Trottiscliffe]] {{•}}[[Tudeley, Kent|Tudeley]] {{•}}[[Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity, Kent|Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Tunstall, Kent|Tunstall]] {{•}}[[Twydall Holy Trinity, Kent|Twydall]] {{•}}[[Ulcombe, Kent|Ulcombe]] {{•}}[[Upchurch, Kent|Upchurch]] {{•}}[[Upnor St Philip and St James, Kent|Upnor]] {{•}}[[Waldershare, Kent|Waldershare]] {{•}}[[Walmer, Kent|Walmer]] {{•}}[[Warden, Kent|Warden]] {{•}}[[Warehorne, Kent|Warehorne]] {{•}}[[Wateringbury, Kent|Wateringbury]] {{•}}[[Westbere, Kent|Westbere]] {{•}}[[West Cliffe, Kent|Westcliffe]] {{•}}[[Westerham, Kent|Westerham]] {{•}}[[West Farleigh, Kent|West Farleigh]] {{•}}[[West Langdon, Kent|West Langdon]] {{•}}[[West Malling, Kent|West Malling]] {{•}}[[West Marsh, Kent|Westmarsh]] {{•}}[[West Peckham, Kent|West Peckham]] {{•}}[[Westwell, Kent|Westwell]] {{•}}[[West Wickham, Kent|West Wickham]] {{•}}[[Whitfield, Kent|Whitfield]] {{•}}[[Whitstable, Kent|Whitstable]] {{•}}[[East Wickham, Kent|Wickham, East]] {{•}}[[West Wickham, Kent|Wickham, West]] {{•}}[[Wichling, Kent|Wichling]] {{•}}[[Wickhambreaux, Kent|Wickhambreaux]] {{•}}[[Wigmore St Matthew, Kent|Wigmore]] {{•}}[[South Willesborough, Kent|Willesborough, South]] {{•}}[[Wilmington, Kent|Wilmington]] {{•}}[[Wingham, Kent|Wingham]] {{•}}[[Wittersham, Kent|Wittersham]] {{•}}[[Womenswold, Kent|Womenswold]] {{•}}[[Woodchurch, Kent|Woodchurch]] {{•}}[[Woodlands, Kent|Woodlands]] {{•}}[[Woodnesborough, Kent|Woodnesborough]] {{•}}[[Woolwich St John the Baptist, Kent|Woolwich St John the Baptist]] {{•}}[[Woolwich St Mary, Kent|Woolwich St Mary]] {{•}}[[Woolwich St Thomas, Kent|Woolwich St Thomas]] {{•}}[[Wootton, Kent|Wootton]] {{•}}[[Wormshill, Kent|Wormshill]] {{•}}[[Worth, Kent|Worth]] {{•}}[[Wouldham, Kent|Wouldham]] {{•}}[[Wrotham, Kent|Wrotham]] {{•}}[[Wye, Kent|Wye]] {{•}}[[Yalding, Kent|Yalding]]
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==== 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.&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]].  
 
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]].  
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
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*Kent Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=20.0 RootsChat Kent Resources and help pages. (Free)].
  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/kentenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Kent]
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To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Kent and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/kent.htm FHLFavorites.info].
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections for Kent:'''
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*[[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)|England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)|England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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|Centre    = Kent
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|North    = [[Essex]]
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|Northeast = ''Thames Estuary''
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|East      = ''North Sea''
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|Southeast = ''English Channel''<br>[[Pas-de-Calais|Pas-de-Calais, ''France'']]
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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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Jurisdictions

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

Kent

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.

Acrise  • Addington  • Adisham  • Aldington  • Alkham  • Allhallows  • Allington  • Appledore  • Ash (near Ridley)  • Ash (near Sandwich)  • Ashford  • Ashurst  • Aylesford  • Badlesmere  • Bapchild  • Barfrestone  • Barham  • Barming, East  • Bearstead  • Beckenham St George  • Bekesbourne  • Benenden  • Bethersden  • Betteshanger  • Bexley  • Bicknor  • Bidborough  • Biddenden  • Bilsington  • Birchington  • Bircholt  • Birling  • Bishopsbourne  • Blackmanstone  • Blean  • Bobbing  • Bonnington  • Borden  • Boughton Aluph  • Boughton Malherbe  • Boughton Monchelsea  • Boughton under Blean  • Boxley  • Brabourne  • Brasted  • Bredgar  • Bredhurst  • Brenchley  • Brenzett  • Bridge  • Broadstairs  • Bromley St Peter and St Paul  • Bromley Holy Trinity  • Brompton  • Brook  • Brookland  • Broomfield  • Buckland  • Buckland near Dover  • Burham  • Burmarsh  • Canterbury Christchurch Cathedral  • Canterbury All Saints  • Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry  • Canterbury East Bridge Hospital  • Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate  • Canterbury Old Castle  • Canterbury St Alphege  • Canterbury St Andrew  • Canterbury St Augustine  • Canterbury St Dunstan  • Canterbury St George the Martyr  • Canterbury St Gregory the Great  • Canterbury St John’s Hospital  • Canterbury St Margaret  • Canterbury St Martin  • Canterbury St Mary Bredin  • Canterbury St Mary Bredman  • Canterbury St Mary Magdalen  • Canterbury St Mary North Gate  • Canterbury St Mildred with St Mary de Castro  • Canterbury St Paul  • Canterbury St Peter  • Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts  • Canterbury White Friars  • Capel  • Capel-le-Ferne  • Chalk  • Challock  • Charing  • Charlton by Dover  • Charlton next Woolwich  • Chart, Great  • Chart, Little  • Chartham  • Chart Sutton  • Chatham  • Chelsfield  • Cheriton  • Chevening  • Chiddingstone  • Chilham  • Chillenden  • Chislehurst  • Chislet  • Cliffe at Hoo  • Cliffe, East  • Cliffe, West  • Cobham  • Coldred  • Cooling  • Cowden  • Cranbrook  • Cray, Foots  • Cray, North  • Cray, St Mary  • Cray, St Paul’s  • Crayford  • Crundale  • Cudham  • Cuxton  • Darenth  • Dartford  • Davington  • Deal St Leonard  • Deal St Andrew  • Deal St George  • Denton (near Dover)  • Denton (near Gravesend)  • Deptford St Nicholas  • Deptford St Paul  • Detling  • Ditton  • Doddington  • Dover Castle  • Dover St James the Apostle  • Dover St Mary the Virgin  • Dover Trinity  • Downe  • Dunkirk  • Dymchurch  • Eastbridge  • Eastchurch  • Eastcliffe  • East Farleigh  • East Langdon  • Eastling  • East Malling  • East Peckham  • East Peckham Holy Trinity  • Eastry  • East Sutton  • Eastwell  • East Wickham  • Ebony  • Edenbridge  • Egerton  • Elham  • Elmley  • Elmsted  • Elmstone  • Eltham St John the Baptist  • Erith  • Ewell, Temple  • Eynsford  • Eythorne  • Fairfield  • Farleigh, East  • Farleigh, West  • Farnborough  • Farningham  • Faversham  • Fawkham  • Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe  • Folkestone Christ Church  • Fordwich  • Frant  • Frindsbury  • Frinsted  • Frittenden  • Galley Hill  • Gillingham  • Godmersham  • Goodnestone (near Faversham)  • Goodnestone (near Sandwich)  • Goudhurst  • Grain  • Graveney  • Gravesend St George  • Great Chart  • Greenhithe  • Greenwich St Alfege  • Greenwich, East Christ Church  • Greenwich, West  • Guston  • Hackington  • Hadlow  • Halden, High  • Halling  • Halstead  • Halstow, High  • Halstow, Lower  • Ham  • Harbledown  • Hardres, Lower  • Hardres, Upper  • Harrietsham  • Hartley  • Hartlip  • Harty  • Hastingleigh  • Hawkhurst  • Hawkinge  • Hayes  • Headcorn  • Hempstead  • Herne  • Herne Bay Christ Church  • Hernhill  • Hever  • Higham  • Hildenborough  • Hinxhill  • Hoath  • Hollingbourne  • Hoo Allhallows  • Hoo St Werburgh  • Hoo St Mary  • Horsmonden  • Horton Kirby  • Hothfield  • Hougham  • Hougham-in-Dover  • Hucking  • Hunton  • Hurst  • Hythe  • Hythe, West  • Ickham  • Ide Hill  • Ifield  • Ightham  • Ivychurch  • Iwade  • Kemsing  • Kenardington  • Kennington  • Keston  • Kidbrooke  • Kilndown  • Kingsdown  • Kingsdown St John  • Kingsdown with Mappiscombe  • Kingsnorth  • Kingston  • Knockholt  • Knowlton  • Lamberhurst  • Langdon, East  • Langdon, West  • Langley  • Leaveland  • Lee St Margaret  • Leeds  • Leigh  • Lenham  • Lewisham St Mary  • Leybourne  • Leysdown  • Lidsing  • Linton  • Littlebourne  • Little Chart  • Longfield  • Loose  • Luddenham  • Luddesdown  • Lullingstone  • Luton  • Lydd  • Lydden  • Lyminge  • Lympne  • Lynsted  • Maidstone All Saints  • Maidstone Holy Trinity  • Maidstone St Peter  • Malling, East  • Malling, West  • Marden  • Mareston  • Margate St John the Baptist  • Margate Holy Trinity  • Mark Beech  • Marsh, West  • Meopham  • Mereworth  • Mersham  • Midley  • Milstead  • Milton  • Milton Holy Trinity  • Milton Regis  • Milton next Canterbury  • Milton-next-Gravesend  • Minster in Sheppey  • Minster in Thanet  • Mint  • Molash  • Mongeham, Great  • Mongeham, Little  • Monks Horton  • Monkton  • Murston  • Nackington  • Nettlestead  • Newchurch  • Newenden  • Newington next Hythe  • Newington next Sittingbourne  • Newnham  • Nonington  • Northbourne  • Northfleet  • Norton  • Nursted  • Oare  • Offham  • Orgarswick  • Orlestone  • Orpington  • Ospringe  • Otford  • Otham  • Otterden  • Oxney  • Paddlesworth (near Folkstone)  • Paddlesworth (near Snodland)  • Patrixbourne  • Peckham, East  • Peckham, East Holy Trinity  • Peckham, West  • Pembury  • Penshurst  • Petham with Waltham  • Platt  • Plaxtol  • Pluckley  • Plumstead St Nicholas  • Postling  • Preston  • Preston next Faversham  • Queenborough  • Rainham  • Ramsgate St George  • Ramsgate Christ Church  • Ramsgate Holy Trinity  • Reculver  • Ridley  • Ringwould  • Ripple  • River  • Riverhead  • Rochester Cathedral  • Rochester Castle Precincts  • Rochester Precincts of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary  • Rochester St Margaret  • Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement  • Rodmersham  • Rolvenden  • Romney, New with Hope  • Romney, Old  • Rosherville  • Ruckinge  • Ryarsh  • Saltwood  • Sandgate  • Sandhurst  • Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital  • Sandwich St Clement  • Sandwich St Mary  • Sandwich St Peter  • Seal  • Seasalter  • Sellindge  • Selling  • Sevenoaks  • Sevenoaks Weald  • Sevington  • Shadoxhurst  • Sheerness  • Sheldwich  • Shipbourne  • Sholden  • Shoreham  • Shorne  • Sibertswold  • Sidcup St John  • Sissinghurst  • Sittingbourne  • Smarden  • Smeeth  • Snargate  • Snave  • Snodland  • Southborough St Peter  • Southfleet  • South Willesborough  • Speldhurst  • St Laurence in Thanet  • St Margaret at Cliffe  • St Mary in the Marsh  • St Nicholas at Wade  • St Nicholas Hospital  • St Peter in Thanet  • Stalisfield  • Stanford  • Stansted  • Staple  • Staplegate  • Staplehurst  • Stelling  • Stelling Minnis  • Stockbury  • Stodmarsh  • Stoke  • Stonar  • Stone (near Dartford)  • Stone (next Faversham)  • Stone-in-Oxney  • Stourmouth  • Stowting  • Strood St Nicholas  • Sturry  • Sundridge  • Sutton at Hone  • Sutton by Dover  • Sutton Valence  • Sutton, Chart  • Sutton, East  • Swalecliffe  • Swanley  • Swanscombe  • Swingfield  • Temple Ewell  • Tenterden  • Teston  • Teynham  • Thanington  • Throwley  • Thurnham  • Tilmanstone  • Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul  • Tonge  • Tovil  • Trottiscliffe  • Tudeley  • Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity  • Tunstall  • Twydall  • Ulcombe  • Upchurch  • Upnor  • Waldershare  • Walmer  • Warden  • Warehorne  • Wateringbury  • Westbere  • Westcliffe  • Westerham  • West Farleigh  • West Langdon  • West Malling  • Westmarsh  • West Peckham  • Westwell  • West Wickham  • Whitfield  • Whitstable  • Wickham, East  • Wickham, West  • Wichling  • Wickhambreaux  • Wigmore  • Willesborough, South  • Wilmington  • Wingham  • Wittersham  • Womenswold  • Woodchurch  • Woodlands  • Woodnesborough  • Woolwich St John the Baptist  • Woolwich St Mary  • Woolwich St Thomas  • Wootton  • Wormshill  • Worth  • Wouldham  • Wrotham  • Wye  • Yalding

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: