Stoke, Kent Genealogy

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International Genealogical Index Christenings 1575-1723 (Extracts); 1666-1829 Batches (C044581, C044583, C044584) Marriages 1573-1712 (Extracts); 1666-1828 Batches(M044581-M044584)<br>  
 
International Genealogical Index Christenings 1575-1723 (Extracts); 1666-1829 Batches (C044581, C044583, C044584) Marriages 1573-1712 (Extracts); 1666-1828 Batches(M044581-M044584)<br>  
  
Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stoke|subject|disp=Stoke}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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Family History Library film numbers <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Stoke|subject|disp=Stoke}} <br>See also [[England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.&nbsp;
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Stoke St Peter & St Paul Kent.jpg

Contents

Parish History

Stoke St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish on the Hoo peninsula in the Medway district of Kent. Hoo Peninsula Wikipedia The parish is in the Diocese of Rochester.

The church is Norman 12th century with additions and restoration in subsequent centuries and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage.British listed building

See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 4 (1798), pp. 34-45 at British History Online and Kent Churches website

The village and civil parish of Stoke includes Stoke (sometimes Upper Stoke) and Little Stoke and is a low lying area of channels and small islands which is prone to flooding and is an area of farmland and wading birds.Stoke Kent Wikipedia

See Stoke North West Kent Family History Society which includes other places of worship and Stoke St Peter and St Paul

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish was part of Hoo sub district Chatham Registration District

and registrations from July 1837 to the present day are held at

Medway district
The Register Office
Northgate
Rochester
ME1 1LS
Telephone 01634 338902
Fax 01634 338913
register.office@medway.gov.uk

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

Stoke, Kent Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[1]
FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free[3]
MED = Medway Ancestors - free[4]
Stoke, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP
1718-1812

FREG 1666-1906
1666-1963
1666-1892
FS BTs 1718-1829 1718-1829 1718-1829
MED 1666-1906 1666-1906 1666-1906

International Genealogical Index Christenings 1575-1723 (Extracts); 1666-1829 Batches (C044581, C044583, C044584) Marriages 1573-1712 (Extracts); 1666-1828 Batches(M044581-M044584)

Family History Library film numbers
Stoke
See also England, Kent, Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Land Tax

Images for Stoke are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1780-1832


Census records

Census returns for Stoke 1841-1891

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
[2] to locate outside UK.
Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901


Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved.
Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.
Find my Past 1911 census search

Poor Law Unions

Hoo 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

STOKE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoo, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 8½ miles (N. E.) from Rochester. [5]


Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References

  1. 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records', Find My Past, accessed 6 November 2013.
  2. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  3. 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 11 November 2013.
  4. 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order', Cityark, accessed 8 November 2013.
  5. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 215-217. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.