Wigmore St Matthew, Kent Genealogy

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


Parish History


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

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

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]
MED = Medway Ancestors - free[2]
Wigmore St Matthew, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1931-1973

MED 1931-1991 1952-1954

Census records

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

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



  1. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  2. 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order', Cityark, accessed 8 November 2013.