Kent, England Genealogy

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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.

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County Introduction

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kent like this:

'Kent, an important maritime county in SE. of England, bounded N. by the Thames and the North Sea, E. and SE. by the Strait of Dover, S. by the English Channel, SW. by Sussex, and W. by Surrey; greatest length, W. to E., 65 miles; greatest breadth, N. to S., 35 miles; 995,392 ac., pop. 977,706. The surface of the co. is hilly, being traversed E. and W. by the North Downs, a chalk range from 3 to 6 miles in breadth. On the N., along the shores of the Thames and Medway, there is a belt of marshland, which extends over a mile inland. ..."

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Kent parishes:
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Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Kent.



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Civil Registration

List of Kent Civil Registration Districts

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