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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent Parishes]]
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Guide to '''Stoke, Kent family history and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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[[Image:Stoke St Peter & St Paul Kent.jpg|thumb|right]]  
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
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Stoke St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish on the Hoo peninsula in the Medway district of Kent. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoo_Peninsula+ Hoo Peninsula Wikipedia] The parish is in the Diocese of Rochester.<br>
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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.[http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-172918-church-of-st-peter-and-st-paul-stoke+ British listed building]
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See Edward Hasted The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 4 (1798), pp. 34-45. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53797+ at British History Online] and [http://www.kentchurches.info/church.asp?p=Stoke+ Kent Churches website]<br>
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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.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoke,_Kent+ Stoke Kent Wikipedia]
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See [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/stok_plc.htm+ Stoke North West Kent Family History Society] which includes other places of worship and [http://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/stok_c01.htm+ Stoke St Peter and St Paul]<br>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
This parish was part of Hoo sub district and registrations from July 1837 to the present day are held at
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This parish was part of Hoo sub district [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/chatham.html+ Chatham Registration District]
  
Medway district<br>The Register Office<br>Northgate<br>Rochester<br>ME1 1LS<br>Telephone 01634 338902<br>Fax 01634 338913<br>register.office@medway.gov.uk <br>
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and registrations from July 1837 to the present day are held at
  
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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Medway district<br>The Register Office<br>Northgate<br>Rochester<br>ME1 1LS<br>Telephone 01634 338902<br>Fax 01634 338913<br>register.office@medway.gov.uk <br>
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Stoke, St. Peter and St. Paul Christenings Marriages Burials 1666-1906 (P350)&nbsp;digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project&nbsp; http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
  
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 FindMyPast - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20140324190856/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#kentMarriages 'Coverage of Kent parish marriage records'], ''Find My Past,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/ken.htm 'Kent Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 6 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,'] ''FamilySearch,'' accessed 11 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyKent.htm#PageTitle 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 18 November 2013.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''MED''' = [http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&PathList=/Z4a_Medway_Ancestors/ Medway Ancestors - free]<ref>[http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&amp;amp;amp;amp;PathList=/Z4a_Medway_Ancestors/ 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order'], ''Cityark,'' accessed 8 November 2013.</ref>
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records?_ga=1.15400819.439752968.1397327276?tab=2 '''1718-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1666-1906''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1666-1963''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1666-1892''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS BTs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1949386|'''1718-1829'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1949386|'''1718-1829'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1575-1829''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1573-1828''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MED'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&PathList=/Z4a_Medway_Ancestors/ '''1666-1906''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&PathList=/Z4a_Medway_Ancestors/ '''1666-1906''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/query/results/?Mode=Search&PathList=/Z4a_Medway_Ancestors/ '''1666-1906''']
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'''International Genealogical Index Batch Numbers'''
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*Christenings 1575-1723 (Extracts); 1666-1829 Batches (C044581, C044583, C044584)
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*Marriages 1573-1712 (Extracts); 1666-1828 Batches(M044581-M044584)
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==== Land Tax  ====
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Images for Stoke are available at FamilySearch Records see [[England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1780-1832<br>
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F508082+ Census returns for Stoke 1841-1891]
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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.<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK<br>[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.<br>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.
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Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Hoo Poor Law Union, Kent]]
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[[Hoo Poor Law Union, Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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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. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51306#s7 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 215-217. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.</ref>
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<br> Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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Revision as of 18:15, 26 April 2014

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Guide to Stoke, Kent family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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. Date accessed: 14 November 2013. 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]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
MED = Medway Ancestors - free[5]
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
IGI 1575-1829 1573-1828
MED 1666-1906 1666-1906 1666-1906

International Genealogical Index Batch Numbers

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

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



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. [6]


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

Websites

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. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Kent, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 18 November 2013.
  5. 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order', Cityark, accessed 8 November 2013.
  6. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 215-217. Date accessed: 08 May 2013.