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Lower Halstow St Margaret

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Parish History

Little Halstow St Margaret of Antioch is an Ancient Parish in the Swale district of Kent on the estuary of the River Medway.

The church dates from the 8th century and is therefore in part ( later 12th, 13th and 14th century additions and restoration in 1913) one of England's oldest churches in use. The church has been designated a garde II listed building by English Heritage.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Original deposited registers are held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX

01622 694363

Fax: 01622 694379

archives@kent.gov.uk

Family History Library film numbers
Halstow, Lower

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Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Milton Poor Law Union,Kent

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Kent Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

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