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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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*[[Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies|Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies]] is located in Canterbury
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'''Kent''' is a maritime county located in the South East of [[England Genealogy|England]], and is one of the home counties.
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"KENT, a maritime county; bounded on the N, by the Thames and the German ocean; on the E, by the straits of Dover; on the SE, by the English channel; on the S, by the English channel and by Sussex; on the W by Surrey. It is separated, by the Thames, from the metropolitan part of [London] Middlesex... Its length is 64 miles; its greatest breadth, 38 miles; its circuit, about 190 miles; its area, 1,039,419 acres; its comparative [size], the 9th county of England.  
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*[[Kent Online Parish Clerks|Kent Online Parish Clerks]] has transcribed many records of interest to genealogists.
  
"The county contains 423 parishes, parts of 2 other parishes, and 18 extra-parochial places and villages.
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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 places of worship within the electoral county, in 1851, were 479 of the Church of England; 3 of the Presbyterian Church in England; 86 of Independents; 7 of General Baptists; 79 of Particular Baptists; 3 of New Connexion General Baptists; 18 of Baptists undefined; 10 of Quakers; 2 of Unitarians; 184 of Wesleyan Methodists; 1 of New Connexion Methodists; 26 of Primitive Methodists; 27 of Bible Christians; 8 of the Wesleyan Association; 4 of Wesleyan Reformers; 5 of Lady Huntingdon's Connexion; 1 of the New Church; 2 of Brethren; 24 of isolated congregations; 1 of French Protestants; 2 of the Catholic and Apostolic Church; 7 of Latter Day Saints; 13 of Roman Catholics; and 5 of Jews.
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"Population in was 1801, 308,667; in 1821, 427,224; in 1841, 549,353; in 1861, 733,887."<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1245167806075_457" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1245167806075_309" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1245167806075_834" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1245167806091_282" />
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The above is taken from:&nbsp; John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72).&nbsp; For the full version, go to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=749260&word=NULL Vision of Britain].<br>
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=== Jurisdictions  ===
 
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Kent.  
 
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Kent.  
  
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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.&nbsp; 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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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.  
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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.  
  
To see a list of parishes, with links to their pages, click [[Kent Parishes|here]].
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[[Acrise, Kent Genealogy|Acrise]] {{•}}[[Addington, Kent Genealogy|Addington]] {{•}}[[Adisham, Kent Genealogy|Adisham]] {{•}}[[Aldington, Kent Genealogy|Aldington]] {{•}}[[Alkham, Kent Genealogy|Alkham]] {{•}}[[Hoo Allhallows, Kent Genealogy|Allhallows]] {{•}}[[Allington, Kent Genealogy|Allington]] {{•}}[[Appledore, Kent Genealogy|Appledore]] {{•}}[[Ash (near Ridley), Kent Genealogy|Ash (near Ridley)]] {{•}}[[Ash (near Sandwich), Kent Genealogy|Ash (near Sandwich)]] {{•}}[[Ashford, Kent Genealogy|Ashford]] {{•}}[[Ashurst, Kent Genealogy|Ashurst]] {{•}}[[Aylesford, Kent Genealogy|Aylesford]] {{•}}[[Badlesmere, Kent Genealogy|Badlesmere]] {{•}}[[Bapchild, Kent Genealogy|Bapchild]] {{•}}[[Barfrestone, Kent Genealogy|Barfrestone]] {{•}}[[Barham, Kent Genealogy|Barham]] {{•}}[[East Barming, Kent Genealogy|Barming, East]] {{•}}[[Bearstead, Kent Genealogy|Bearstead]] {{•}}[[Beckenham St George, Kent Genealogy|Beckenham St George]] {{•}}[[Bekesbourne, Kent Genealogy|Bekesbourne]] {{•}}[[Benenden, Kent Genealogy|Benenden]] {{•}}[[Bethersden, Kent Genealogy|Bethersden]] {{•}}[[Betteshanger, Kent Genealogy|Betteshanger]] {{•}}[[Bexley, Kent Genealogy|Bexley]] {{•}}[[Bicknor, Kent Genealogy|Bicknor]] {{•}}[[Bidborough, Kent Genealogy|Bidborough]] {{•}}[[Biddenden, Kent Genealogy|Biddenden]] {{•}}[[Bilsington, Kent Genealogy|Bilsington]] {{•}}[[Birchington, Kent Genealogy|Birchington]] {{•}}[[Bircholt, Kent Genealogy|Bircholt]] {{•}}[[Birling, Kent Genealogy|Birling]] {{•}}[[Bishopsbourne, Kent Genealogy|Bishopsbourne]] {{•}}[[Blackmanstone, Kent Genealogy|Blackmanstone]] {{•}}[[Blean, Kent Genealogy|Blean]] {{•}}[[Bobbing, Kent Genealogy|Bobbing]] {{•}}[[Bonnington, Kent Genealogy|Bonnington]] {{•}}[[Borden, Kent Genealogy|Borden]] {{•}}[[Boughton Aluph, Kent Genealogy|Boughton Aluph]] {{•}}[[Boughton Malherbe, Kent Genealogy|Boughton Malherbe]] {{•}}[[Boughton Monchelsea, Kent Genealogy|Boughton Monchelsea]] {{•}}[[Boughton under Blean, Kent Genealogy|Boughton under Blean]] {{•}}[[Boxley, Kent Genealogy|Boxley]] {{•}}[[Brabourne, Kent Genealogy|Brabourne]] {{•}}[[Brasted, Kent Genealogy|Brasted]] {{•}}[[Bredgar, Kent Genealogy|Bredgar]] {{•}}[[Bredhurst, Kent Genealogy|Bredhurst]] {{•}}[[Brenchley, Kent Genealogy|Brenchley]] {{•}}[[Brenzett, Kent Genealogy|Brenzett]] {{•}}[[Bridge, Kent Genealogy|Bridge]] {{•}}[[Broadstairs, Kent Genealogy|Broadstairs]] {{•}}[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent Genealogy|Bromley St Peter and St Paul]] {{•}}[[Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Bromley Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Brompton, Kent Genealogy|Brompton]] {{•}}[[Brook, Kent Genealogy|Brook]] {{•}}[[Brookland, Kent Genealogy|Brookland]] {{•}}[[Broomfield, Kent Genealogy|Broomfield]] {{•}}[[Buckland, Kent Genealogy|Buckland]] {{•}}[[Buckland near Dover, Kent Genealogy|Buckland near Dover]] {{•}}[[Burham, Kent Genealogy|Burham]] {{•}}[[Burmarsh, Kent Genealogy|Burmarsh]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Christchurch Cathedral, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury Christchurch Cathedral]] {{•}}[[Canterbury All Saints, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury All Saints]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury Black Prince’s Chantry]] {{•}}[[Canterbury East Bridge Hospital, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury East Bridge Hospital]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury Holy Cross Westgate]] {{•}}[[Canterbury Old Castle, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury Old Castle]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Alphege, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Alphege]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Andrew, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Andrew]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Augustine, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Augustine]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Dunstan, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Dunstan]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St George the Martyr, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St George the Martyr]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Gregory the Great, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Gregory the Great]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St John’s Hospital, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St John’s Hospital]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Margaret, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Martin, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Martin]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Bredin, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Mary Bredin]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Bredman, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Mary Bredman]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary Magdalen, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Mary Magdalen]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mary North Gate, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Mary North Gate]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Mildred with St Mary de Castro, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Mildred with St Mary de Castro]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Paul, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Paul]] {{•}}[[Canterbury St Peter, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury St Peter]] {{•}}[[Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts]] {{•}}[[Canterbury White Friars, Kent Genealogy|Canterbury White Friars]] {{•}}[[Capel, Kent Genealogy|Capel]] {{•}}[[Capel-le-Ferne, Kent Genealogy|Capel-le-Ferne]] {{•}}[[Chalk, Kent Genealogy|Chalk]] {{•}}[[Challock, Kent Genealogy|Challock]] {{•}}[[Charing, Kent Genealogy|Charing]] {{•}}[[Charlton by Dover, Kent Genealogy|Charlton by Dover]] {{•}}[[Charlton next Woolwich, Kent Genealogy|Charlton next Woolwich]] {{•}}[[Great Chart, Kent Genealogy|Chart, Great]] {{•}}[[Little Chart, Kent Genealogy|Chart, Little]] {{•}}[[Chartham, Kent Genealogy|Chartham]] {{•}}[[Chart Sutton, Kent Genealogy|Chart Sutton]] {{•}}[[Chatham St Mary, Kent Genealogy|Chatham]] {{•}}[[Chelsfield, Kent Genealogy|Chelsfield]] {{•}}[[Cheriton, Kent Genealogy|Cheriton]] {{•}}[[Chevening, Kent Genealogy|Chevening]] {{•}}[[Chiddingstone, Kent Genealogy|Chiddingstone]] {{•}}[[Chilham, Kent Genealogy|Chilham]] {{•}}[[Chillenden, Kent Genealogy|Chillenden]] {{•}}[[Chislehurst, Kent Genealogy|Chislehurst]] {{•}}[[Chislet, Kent Genealogy|Chislet]] {{•}}[[Cliffe at Hoo, Kent Genealogy|Cliffe at Hoo]] {{•}}[[East Cliffe, Kent Genealogy|Cliffe, East]] {{•}}[[West Cliffe, Kent Genealogy|Cliffe, West]] {{•}}[[Cobham, Kent Genealogy|Cobham]] {{•}}[[Coldred, Kent Genealogy|Coldred]] {{•}}[[Cooling, Kent Genealogy|Cooling]] {{•}}[[Cowden, Kent Genealogy|Cowden]] {{•}}[[Cranbrook, Kent Genealogy|Cranbrook]] {{•}}[[Foots Cray, Kent Genealogy|Cray, Foots]] {{•}}[[North Cray, Kent Genealogy|Cray, North]] {{•}}[[St Mary Cray, Kent Genealogy|Cray, St Mary]] {{•}}[[St Paul’s Cray, Kent Genealogy|Cray, St Paul’s]] {{•}}[[Crayford, Kent Genealogy|Crayford]] {{•}}[[Crundale, Kent Genealogy|Crundale]] {{•}}[[Cudham, Kent Genealogy|Cudham]] {{•}}[[Cuxton, Kent Genealogy|Cuxton]] {{•}}[[Darenth, Kent Genealogy|Darenth]] {{•}}[[Dartford, Kent Genealogy|Dartford]] {{•}}[[Davington, Kent Genealogy|Davington]] {{•}}[[Deal, Kent Genealogy|Deal St Leonard]] {{•}}[[Deal St Andrew, Kent Genealogy|Deal St Andrew]] {{•}}[[Deal St George, Kent Genealogy|Deal St George]] {{•}}[[Denton (near Dover), Kent Genealogy|Denton (near Dover)]] {{•}}[[Denton (near Gravesend), Kent Genealogy|Denton (near Gravesend)]] {{•}}[[Deptford St Nicholas, Kent Genealogy|Deptford St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Deptford St Paul, Kent Genealogy|Deptford St Paul]] {{•}}[[Detling, Kent Genealogy|Detling]] {{•}}[[Ditton, Kent Genealogy|Ditton]] {{•}}[[Doddington, Kent Genealogy|Doddington]] {{•}}[[Dover Castle, Kent Genealogy|Dover Castle]] {{•}}[[Dover St James the Apostle, Kent Genealogy|Dover St James the Apostle]] {{•}}[[Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent Genealogy|Dover St Mary the Virgin]] {{•}}[[Dover Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Dover Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Downe, Kent Genealogy|Downe]] {{•}}[[Dunkirk, Kent Genealogy|Dunkirk]] {{•}}[[Dymchurch, Kent Genealogy|Dymchurch]] {{•}}[[Eastbridge, Kent Genealogy|Eastbridge]] {{•}}[[Eastchurch, Kent Genealogy|Eastchurch]] {{•}}[[East Cliffe, Kent Genealogy|Eastcliffe]] {{•}}[[East Farleigh, Kent Genealogy|East Farleigh]] {{•}}[[Langdon East, Kent Genealogy|East Langdon]] {{•}}[[Eastling, Kent Genealogy|Eastling]] {{•}}[[East Malling, Kent Genealogy|East Malling]] {{•}}[[East Peckham, Kent Genealogy|East Peckham]] {{•}}[[East Peckham Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|East Peckham Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Eastry, Kent Genealogy|Eastry]] {{•}}[[East Sutton, Kent Genealogy|East Sutton]] {{•}}[[Eastwell, Kent Genealogy|Eastwell]] {{•}}[[East Wickham, Kent Genealogy|East Wickham]] {{•}}[[Ebony, Kent Genealogy|Ebony]] {{•}}[[Edenbridge, Kent Genealogy|Edenbridge]] {{•}}[[Egerton, Kent Genealogy|Egerton]] {{•}}[[Elham, Kent Genealogy|Elham]] {{•}}[[Elmley, Kent Genealogy|Elmley]] {{•}}[[Elmsted, Kent Genealogy|Elmsted]] {{•}}[[Elmstone, Kent Genealogy|Elmstone]] {{•}}[[Eltham St John the Baptist, Kent Genealogy|Eltham St John the Baptist]] {{•}}[[Erith, Kent Genealogy|Erith]] {{•}}[[Temple Ewell, Kent Genealogy|Ewell, Temple]] {{•}}[[Eynsford, Kent Genealogy|Eynsford]] {{•}}[[Eythorne, Kent Genealogy|Eythorne]] {{•}}[[Fairfield, Kent Genealogy|Fairfield]] {{•}}[[East Farleigh, Kent Genealogy|Farleigh, East]] {{•}}[[West Farleigh, Kent Genealogy|Farleigh, West]] {{•}}[[Farnborough, Kent Genealogy|Farnborough]] {{•}}[[Farningham, Kent Genealogy|Farningham]] {{•}}[[Faversham, Kent Genealogy|Faversham]] {{•}}[[Fawkham, Kent Genealogy|Fawkham]] {{•}}[[Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe, Kent Genealogy|Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe]] {{•}}[[Folkestone Christ Church, Kent Genealogy|Folkestone Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Fordwich, Kent Genealogy|Fordwich]] {{•}}[[Frant, Sussex Genealogy|Frant]] {{•}}[[Frindsbury, Kent Genealogy|Frindsbury]] {{•}}[[Frinsted, Kent Genealogy|Frinsted]] {{•}}[[Frittenden, Kent Genealogy|Frittenden]] {{•}}[[Galley Hill, Kent Genealogy|Galley Hill]] {{•}}[[Gillingham St Mary Magdalene, Kent Genealogy|Gillingham]] {{•}}[[Godmersham, Kent Genealogy|Godmersham]] {{•}}[[Goodnestone (near Faversham), Kent Genealogy|Goodnestone (near Faversham)]] {{•}}[[Goodnestone (near Sandwich), Kent Genealogy|Goodnestone (near Sandwich)]] {{•}}[[Goudhurst, Kent Genealogy|Goudhurst]] {{•}}[[Grain, Kent Genealogy|Grain]] {{•}}[[Graveney, Kent Genealogy|Graveney]] {{•}}[[Gravesend St George, Kent Genealogy|Gravesend St George]] {{•}}[[Great Chart, Kent Genealogy|Great Chart]] {{•}}[[Greenhithe, Kent Genealogy|Greenhithe]] {{•}}[[Greenwich St Alfege, Kent Genealogy|Greenwich St Alfege]] {{•}}[[East Greenwich Christ Church, Kent Genealogy|Greenwich, East Christ Church]] {{•}}[[West Greenwich, Kent Genealogy|Greenwich, West]] {{•}}[[Guston, Kent Genealogy|Guston]] {{•}}[[Hackington, Kent Genealogy|Hackington]] {{•}}[[Hadlow, Kent Genealogy|Hadlow]] {{•}}[[High Halden, Kent Genealogy|Halden, High]] {{•}}[[Halling, Kent Genealogy|Halling]] {{•}}[[Halstead, Kent Genealogy|Halstead]] {{•}}[[High Halstow, Kent Genealogy|Halstow, High]] {{•}}[[Lower Halstow, Kent Genealogy|Halstow, Lower]] {{•}}[[Ham, Kent Genealogy|Ham]] {{•}}[[Harbledown, Kent Genealogy|Harbledown]] {{•}}[[Lower Hardres, Kent Genealogy|Hardres, Lower]] {{•}}[[Upper Hardres, Kent Genealogy|Hardres, Upper]] {{•}}[[Harrietsham, Kent Genealogy|Harrietsham]] {{•}}[[Hartley, Kent Genealogy|Hartley]] {{•}}[[Hartlip, Kent Genealogy|Hartlip]] {{•}}[[Harty, Kent Genealogy|Harty]] {{•}}[[Hastingleigh, Kent Genealogy|Hastingleigh]] {{•}}[[Hawkhurst, Kent Genealogy|Hawkhurst]] {{•}}[[Hawkinge, Kent Genealogy|Hawkinge]] {{•}}[[Hayes, Kent Genealogy|Hayes]] {{•}}[[Headcorn, Kent Genealogy|Headcorn]] {{•}}[[Hempstead, Kent Genealogy|Hempstead]] {{•}}[[Herne, Kent Genealogy|Herne]] {{•}}[[Herne Bay Christ Church, Kent Genealogy|Herne Bay Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Hernhill, Kent Genealogy|Hernhill]] {{•}}[[Hever, Kent Genealogy|Hever]] {{•}}[[Higham, Kent Genealogy|Higham]] {{•}}[[Hildenborough, Kent Genealogy|Hildenborough]] {{•}}[[Hinxhill, Kent Genealogy|Hinxhill]] {{•}}[[Hoath, Kent Genealogy|Hoath]] {{•}}[[Hollingbourne, Kent Genealogy|Hollingbourne]] {{•}}[[Hoo Allhallows, Kent Genealogy|Hoo Allhallows]] {{•}}[[Hoo St Werburgh, Kent Genealogy|Hoo St Werburgh]] {{•}}[[St Mary Hoo, Kent Genealogy|Hoo St Mary]] {{•}}[[Horsmonden, Kent Genealogy|Horsmonden]] {{•}}[[Horton Kirby, Kent Genealogy|Horton Kirby]] {{•}}[[Hothfield, Kent Genealogy|Hothfield]] {{•}}[[Hougham, Kent Genealogy|Hougham]] {{•}}[[Hougham-in-Dover, Kent Genealogy|Hougham-in-Dover]] {{•}}[[Hucking, Kent Genealogy|Hucking]] {{•}}[[Hunton, Kent Genealogy|Hunton]] {{•}}[[Hurst, Kent Genealogy|Hurst]] {{•}}[[Hythe, Kent Genealogy|Hythe]] {{•}}[[West Hythe, Kent Genealogy|Hythe, West]] {{•}}[[Ickham, Kent Genealogy|Ickham]] {{•}}[[Ide Hill, Kent Genealogy|Ide Hill]] {{•}}[[Ifield, Kent Genealogy|Ifield]] {{•}}[[Ightham, Kent Genealogy|Ightham]] {{•}}[[Ivychurch, Kent Genealogy|Ivychurch]] {{•}}[[Iwade, Kent Genealogy|Iwade]] {{•}}[[Kemsing, Kent Genealogy|Kemsing]] {{•}}[[Kenardington, Kent Genealogy|Kenardington]] {{•}}[[Kennington, Kent Genealogy|Kennington]] {{•}}[[Keston, Kent Genealogy|Keston]] {{•}}[[Kidbrooke, Kent Genealogy|Kidbrooke]] {{•}}[[Kilndown, Kent Genealogy|Kilndown]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown, Kent Genealogy|Kingsdown]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown St John, Kent Genealogy|Kingsdown St John]] {{•}}[[Kingsdown with Mappiscombe, Kent Genealogy|Kingsdown with Mappiscombe]] {{•}}[[Kingsnorth, Kent Genealogy|Kingsnorth]] {{•}}[[Kingston, Kent Genealogy|Kingston]] {{•}}[[Knockholt, Kent Genealogy|Knockholt]] {{•}}[[Knowlton, Kent Genealogy|Knowlton]] {{•}}[[Lamberhurst, Kent Genealogy|Lamberhurst]] {{•}}[[Langdon East, Kent Genealogy|Langdon, East]] {{•}}[[West Langdon, Kent Genealogy|Langdon, West]] {{•}}[[Langley, Kent Genealogy|Langley]] {{•}}[[Leaveland, Kent Genealogy|Leaveland]] {{•}}[[Lee St Margaret, Kent Genealogy|Lee St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Leeds, Kent Genealogy|Leeds]] {{•}}[[Leigh, Kent Genealogy|Leigh]] {{•}}[[Lenham, Kent Genealogy|Lenham]] {{•}}[[Lewisham St Mary, Kent Genealogy|Lewisham St Mary]] {{•}}[[Leybourne, Kent Genealogy|Leybourne]] {{•}}[[Leysdown, Kent Genealogy|Leysdown]] {{•}}[[Lidsing, Kent Genealogy|Lidsing]] {{•}}[[Linton, Kent Genealogy|Linton]] {{•}}[[Littlebourne, Kent Genealogy|Littlebourne]] {{•}}[[Little Chart, Kent Genealogy|Little Chart]] {{•}}[[Longfield, Kent Genealogy|Longfield]] {{•}}[[Loose, Kent Genealogy|Loose]] {{•}}[[Luddenham, Kent Genealogy|Luddenham]] {{•}}[[Luddesdown, Kent Genealogy|Luddesdown]] {{•}}[[Lullingstone, Kent Genealogy|Lullingstone]] {{•}}[[Luton, Kent Genealogy|Luton]] {{•}}[[Lydd, Kent Genealogy|Lydd]] {{•}}[[Lydden, Kent Genealogy|Lydden]] {{•}}[[Lyminge, Kent Genealogy|Lyminge]] {{•}}[[Lympne, Kent Genealogy|Lympne]] {{•}}[[Lynstead, Kent Genealogy|Lynsted]] {{•}}[[Maidstone All Saints, Kent Genealogy|Maidstone All Saints]] {{•}}[[Maidstone Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Maidstone Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Maidstone St Peter, Kent Genealogy|Maidstone St Peter]] {{•}}[[East Malling, Kent Genealogy|Malling, East]] {{•}}[[West Malling, Kent Genealogy|Malling, West]] {{•}}[[Marden, Kent Genealogy|Marden]] {{•}}[[Mareston, Kent Genealogy|Mareston]] {{•}}[[Margate St John the Baptist, Kent Genealogy|Margate St John the Baptist]] {{•}}[[Margate Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Margate Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Mark Beech, Kent Genealogy|Mark Beech]] {{•}}[[West Marsh, Kent Genealogy|Marsh, West]] {{•}}[[Meopham, Kent Genealogy|Meopham]] {{•}}[[Mereworth, Kent Genealogy|Mereworth]] {{•}}[[Mersham, Kent Genealogy|Mersham]] {{•}}[[Midley, Kent Genealogy|Midley]] {{•}}[[Milstead, Kent Genealogy|Milstead]] {{•}}[[Milton, Kent Genealogy|Milton]] {{•}}[[Milton Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Milton Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Milton Regis, Kent Genealogy|Milton Regis]] {{•}}[[Milton, Kent Genealogy|Milton next Canterbury]] {{•}}[[Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent Genealogy|Milton-next-Gravesend]] {{•}}[[Minster in Sheppey, Kent Genealogy|Minster in Sheppey]] {{•}}[[Minster, Kent Genealogy|Minster in Thanet]] {{•}}[[Mint, Kent Genealogy|Mint]] {{•}}[[Molash, Kent Genealogy|Molash]] {{•}}[[Great Mongeham, Kent Genealogy|Mongeham, Great]] {{•}}[[Little Mongeham, Kent Genealogy|Mongeham, Little]] {{•}}[[Monks Horton, Kent Genealogy|Monks Horton]] {{•}}[[Monkton, Kent Genealogy|Monkton]] {{•}}[[Murston, Kent Genealogy|Murston]] {{•}}[[Nackington, Kent Genealogy|Nackington]] {{•}}[[Nettlestead, Kent Genealogy|Nettlestead]] {{•}}[[Newchurch, Kent Genealogy|Newchurch]] {{•}}[[Newenden, Kent Genealogy|Newenden]] {{•}}[[Newington next Hythe, Kent Genealogy|Newington next Hythe]] {{•}}[[Newington next Sittingbourne, Kent Genealogy|Newington next Sittingbourne]] {{•}}[[Newnham, Kent Genealogy|Newnham]] {{•}}[[Nonington, Kent Genealogy|Nonington]] {{•}}[[Northbourne, Kent Genealogy|Northbourne]] {{•}}[[Northfleet, Kent Genealogy|Northfleet]] {{•}}[[Norton, Kent Genealogy|Norton]] {{•}}[[Nursted, Kent Genealogy|Nursted]] {{•}}[[Oare, Kent Genealogy|Oare]] {{•}}[[Offham, Kent Genealogy|Offham]] {{•}}[[Orgarswick, Kent Genealogy|Orgarswick]] {{•}}[[Orlestone, Kent Genealogy|Orlestone]] {{•}}[[Orpington, Kent Genealogy|Orpington]] {{•}}[[Ospringe, Kent Genealogy|Ospringe]] {{•}}[[Otford, Kent Genealogy|Otford]] {{•}}[[Otham, Kent Genealogy|Otham]] {{•}}[[Otterden, Kent Genealogy|Otterden]] {{•}}[[Oxney, Kent Genealogy|Oxney]] {{•}}[[Paddlesworth (near Folkstone), Kent Genealogy|Paddlesworth (near Folkstone)]] {{•}}[[Paddlesworth (near Snodland), Kent Genealogy|Paddlesworth (near Snodland)]] {{•}}[[Patrixbourne, Kent Genealogy|Patrixbourne]] {{•}}[[East Peckham, Kent Genealogy|Peckham, East]] {{•}}[[East Peckham Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Peckham, East Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[West Peckham, Kent Genealogy|Peckham, West]] {{•}}[[Pembury, Kent Genealogy|Pembury]] {{•}}[[Penshurst, Kent Genealogy|Penshurst]] {{•}}[[Petham with Waltham, Kent Genealogy|Petham with Waltham]] {{•}}[[Platt, Kent Genealogy|Platt]] {{•}}[[Plaxtol, Kent Genealogy|Plaxtol]] {{•}}[[Pluckley, Kent Genealogy|Pluckley]] {{•}}[[Plumstead St Nicholas, Kent Genealogy|Plumstead St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Postling, Kent Genealogy|Postling]] {{•}}[[Preston next Wingham, Kent Genealogy|Preston]] {{•}}[[Preston next Faversham, Kent Genealogy|Preston next Faversham]] {{•}}[[Queenborough, Kent Genealogy|Queenborough]] {{•}}[[Rainham, Kent Genealogy|Rainham]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate St George, Kent Genealogy|Ramsgate St George]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate Christ Church, Kent Genealogy|Ramsgate Christ Church]] {{•}}[[Ramsgate Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Ramsgate Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Reculver, Kent Genealogy|Reculver]] {{•}}[[Ridley, Kent Genealogy|Ridley]] {{•}}[[Ringwould, Kent Genealogy|Ringwould]] {{•}}[[Ripple, Kent Genealogy|Ripple]] {{•}}[[River, Kent Genealogy|River]] {{•}}[[Riverhead, Kent Genealogy|Riverhead]] {{•}}[[Rochester Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kent Genealogy|Rochester Cathedral]] {{•}}[[Rochester Castle Precincts, Kent Genealogy|Rochester Castle Precincts]] {{•}}[[Rochester Precincts of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Kent Genealogy|Rochester Precincts of the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary]] {{•}}[[Rochester St Margaret, Kent Genealogy|Rochester St Margaret]] {{•}}[[Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement, Kent Genealogy|Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement]] {{•}}[[Rodmersham, Kent Genealogy|Rodmersham]] {{•}}[[Rolvenden, Kent Genealogy|Rolvenden]] {{•}}[[New Romney with Hope, Kent Genealogy|Romney, New with Hope]] {{•}}[[Old Romney, Kent Genealogy|Romney, Old]] {{•}}[[Rosherville St Mark, Kent Genealogy|Rosherville]] {{•}}[[Ruckinge, Kent Genealogy|Ruckinge]] {{•}}[[Ryarsh, Kent Genealogy|Ryarsh]] {{•}}[[Saltwood, Kent Genealogy|Saltwood]] {{•}}[[Sandgate, Kent Genealogy|Sandgate]] {{•}}[[Sandhurst, Kent Genealogy|Sandhurst]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Kent Genealogy|Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Clement, Kent Genealogy|Sandwich St Clement]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Mary, Kent Genealogy|Sandwich St Mary]] {{•}}[[Sandwich St Peter, Kent Genealogy|Sandwich St Peter]] {{•}}[[Seal, Kent Genealogy|Seal]] {{•}}[[Seasalter, Kent Genealogy|Seasalter]] {{•}}[[Sellindge, Kent Genealogy|Sellindge]] {{•}}[[Selling, Kent Genealogy|Selling]] {{•}}[[Sevenoaks, Kent Genealogy|Sevenoaks]] {{•}}[[Sevenoaks Weald, Kent Genealogy|Sevenoaks Weald]] {{•}}[[Sevington, Kent Genealogy|Sevington]] {{•}}[[Shadoxhurst, Kent Genealogy|Shadoxhurst]] {{•}}[[Sheerness, Kent Genealogy|Sheerness]] {{•}}[[Sheldwich, Kent Genealogy|Sheldwich]] {{•}}[[Shipbourne, Kent Genealogy|Shipbourne]] {{•}}[[Sholden, Kent Genealogy|Sholden]] {{•}}[[Shoreham, Kent Genealogy|Shoreham]] {{•}}[[Shorne, Kent Genealogy|Shorne]] {{•}}[[Sibertswold, Kent Genealogy|Sibertswold]] {{•}}[[Sidcup St John, Kent Genealogy|Sidcup St John]] {{•}}[[Sissinghurst, Kent Genealogy|Sissinghurst]] {{•}}[[Sittingbourne, Kent Genealogy|Sittingbourne]] {{•}}[[Smarden, Kent Genealogy|Smarden]] {{•}}[[Smeeth, Kent Genealogy|Smeeth]] {{•}}[[Snargate, Kent Genealogy|Snargate]] {{•}}[[Snave, Kent Genealogy|Snave]] {{•}}[[Snodland, Kent Genealogy|Snodland]] {{•}}[[Southborough St Peter, Kent Genealogy|Southborough St Peter]] {{•}}[[Southfleet, Kent Genealogy|Southfleet]] {{•}}[[South Willesborough, Kent Genealogy|South Willesborough]] {{•}}[[Speldhurst, Kent Genealogy|Speldhurst]] {{•}}[[St Laurence in Thanet, Kent Genealogy|St Laurence in Thanet]] {{•}}[[St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent Genealogy|St Margaret at Cliffe]] {{•}}[[St Mary in the Marsh, Kent Genealogy|St Mary in the Marsh]] {{•}}[[St Nicholas at Wade, Kent Genealogy|St Nicholas at Wade]] {{•}}[[St Nicholas Hospital, Kent Genealogy|St Nicholas Hospital]] {{•}}[[St Peter in Thanet, Kent Genealogy|St Peter in Thanet]] {{•}}[[Stalisfield, Kent Genealogy|Stalisfield]] {{•}}[[Stanford, Kent Genealogy|Stanford]] {{•}}[[Stansted, Kent Genealogy|Stansted]] {{•}}[[Staple, Kent Genealogy|Staple]] {{•}}[[Staplegate, Kent Genealogy|Staplegate]] {{•}}[[Staplehurst, Kent Genealogy|Staplehurst]] {{•}}[[Stelling, Kent Genealogy|Stelling]] {{•}}[[Stelling Minnis, Kent Genealogy|Stelling Minnis]] {{•}}[[Stockbury, Kent Genealogy|Stockbury]] {{•}}[[Stodmarsh, Kent Genealogy|Stodmarsh]] {{•}}[[Stoke, Kent Genealogy|Stoke]] {{•}}[[Stonar, Kent Genealogy|Stonar]] {{•}}[[Stone (near Dartford), Kent Genealogy|Stone (near Dartford)]] {{•}}[[Stone (next Faversham), Kent Genealogy|Stone (next Faversham)]] {{•}}[[Stone-in-Oxney, Kent Genealogy|Stone-in-Oxney]] {{•}}[[Stourmouth, Kent Genealogy|Stourmouth]] {{•}}[[Stowting, Kent Genealogy|Stowting]] {{•}}[[Strood St Nicholas, Kent Genealogy|Strood St Nicholas]] {{•}}[[Sturry, Kent Genealogy|Sturry]] {{•}}[[Sundridge, Kent Genealogy|Sundridge]] {{•}}[[Sutton at Hone, Kent Genealogy|Sutton at Hone]] {{•}}[[Sutton by Dover, Kent Genealogy|Sutton by Dover]] {{•}}[[Sutton Valence, Kent Genealogy|Sutton Valence]] {{•}}[[Chart Sutton, Kent Genealogy|Sutton, Chart]] {{•}}[[East Sutton, Kent Genealogy|Sutton, East]] {{•}}[[Swalecliffe, Kent Genealogy|Swalecliffe]] {{•}}[[Swanley St Paul, Kent Genealogy|Swanley]] {{•}}[[Swanscombe, Kent Genealogy|Swanscombe]] {{•}}[[Swingfield, Kent Genealogy|Swingfield]] {{•}}[[Temple Ewell, Kent Genealogy|Temple Ewell]] {{•}}[[Tenterden, Kent Genealogy|Tenterden]] {{•}}[[Teston, Kent Genealogy|Teston]] {{•}}[[Teynham, Kent Genealogy|Teynham]] {{•}}[[Thanington, Kent Genealogy|Thanington]] {{•}}[[Throwley, Kent Genealogy|Throwley]] {{•}}[[Thurnham, Kent Genealogy|Thurnham]] {{•}}[[Tilmanstone, Kent Genealogy|Tilmanstone]] {{•}}[[Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul, Kent Genealogy|Tonbridge St Peter and St Paul]] {{•}}[[Tonge, Kent Genealogy|Tonge]] {{•}}[[Tovil, Kent Genealogy|Tovil]] {{•}}[[Trottiscliffe, Kent Genealogy|Trottiscliffe]] {{•}}[[Tudeley, Kent Genealogy|Tudeley]] {{•}}[[Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Tunbridge Wells Holy Trinity]] {{•}}[[Tunstall, Kent Genealogy|Tunstall]] {{•}}[[Twydall Holy Trinity, Kent Genealogy|Twydall]] {{•}}[[Ulcombe, Kent Genealogy|Ulcombe]] {{•}}[[Upchurch, Kent Genealogy|Upchurch]] {{•}}[[Upnor St Philip and St James, Kent Genealogy|Upnor]] {{•}}[[Waldershare, Kent Genealogy|Waldershare]] {{•}}[[Walmer, Kent Genealogy|Walmer]] {{•}}[[Warden, Kent Genealogy|Warden]] {{•}}[[Warehorne, Kent Genealogy|Warehorne]] {{•}}[[Wateringbury, Kent Genealogy|Wateringbury]] {{•}}[[Westbere, Kent Genealogy|Westbere]] {{•}}[[West Cliffe, Kent Genealogy|Westcliffe]] {{•}}[[Westerham, Kent Genealogy|Westerham]] {{•}}[[West Farleigh, Kent Genealogy|West Farleigh]] {{•}}[[West Langdon, Kent Genealogy|West Langdon]] {{•}}[[West Malling, Kent Genealogy|West Malling]] {{•}}[[West Marsh, Kent Genealogy|Westmarsh]] {{•}}[[West Peckham, Kent Genealogy|West Peckham]] {{•}}[[Westwell, Kent Genealogy|Westwell]] {{•}}[[West Wickham, Kent Genealogy|West Wickham]] {{•}}[[Whitfield, Kent Genealogy|Whitfield]] {{•}}[[Whitstable, Kent Genealogy|Whitstable]] {{•}}[[East Wickham, Kent Genealogy|Wickham, East]] {{•}}[[West Wickham, Kent Genealogy|Wickham, West]] {{•}}[[Wichling, Kent Genealogy|Wichling]] {{•}}[[Wickhambreaux, Kent Genealogy|Wickhambreaux]] {{•}}[[Wigmore St Matthew, Kent Genealogy|Wigmore]] {{•}}[[South Willesborough, Kent Genealogy|Willesborough, South]] {{•}}[[Wilmington, Kent Genealogy|Wilmington]] {{•}}[[Wingham, Kent Genealogy|Wingham]] {{•}}[[Wittersham, Kent Genealogy|Wittersham]] {{•}}[[Womenswold, Kent Genealogy|Womenswold]] {{•}}[[Woodchurch, Kent Genealogy|Woodchurch]] {{•}}[[Woodlands, Kent Genealogy|Woodlands]] {{•}}[[Woodnesborough, Kent Genealogy|Woodnesborough]] {{•}}[[Woolwich St Mary, Kent Genealogy|Woolwich St Mary]] {{•}}[[Woolwich St Thomas, Kent Genealogy|Woolwich St Thomas]] {{•}}[[Wootton, Kent Genealogy|Wootton]] {{•}}[[Wormshill, Kent Genealogy|Wormshill]] {{•}}[[Worth, Kent Genealogy|Worth]] {{•}}[[Wouldham, Kent Genealogy|Wouldham]] {{•}}[[Wrotham, Kent Genealogy|Wrotham]] {{•}}[[Wye, Kent Genealogy|Wye]] {{•}}[[Yalding, Kent Genealogy|Yalding]]
  
 
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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]].  
 
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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*Kent Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=20.0 RootsChat Kent Resources and help pages. (Free)].
  
 
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].  
 
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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*[[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)]]
 
*[[England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)|England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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{{Geographic Location
 
|title = '''Neighbouring English counties and French department'''
 
|title = '''Neighbouring English counties and French department'''
 
|Centre    = Kent
 
|Centre    = Kent
|North    = [[Essex]]
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|North    = [[Essex, England Genealogy|Essex]]
 
|Northeast = ''Thames Estuary''
 
|Northeast = ''Thames Estuary''
 
|East      = ''North Sea''
 
|East      = ''North Sea''
 
|Southeast = ''English Channel''<br>[[Pas-de-Calais|Pas-de-Calais, ''France'']]
 
|Southeast = ''English Channel''<br>[[Pas-de-Calais|Pas-de-Calais, ''France'']]
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|South    = [[Sussex, England Genealogy|Sussex]]
|Southwest = [[Sussex]]
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|Southwest = [[Sussex, England Genealogy|Sussex]]
|West      = [[Surrey]]
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|West      = [[Surrey, England Genealogy|Surrey]]
|Northwest = [[London]]
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Guide to Kent, England Genealogy ancestry, family history and genealogy parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.