Northfleet, Kent Genealogy
Guide to Northfleet, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Northfleet St Botolph Kent
|Poor Law Union||North Aylesford|
|Registration District||North Aylesford|
|Parish registers: 1539|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1670|
|Probate Court||Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shorham; Post-1844 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester|
|Location of Archive|
|Kent Record Office|
Northfleet is a town in the Borough and district of Gravesham in Kent Northfleet Wikipedia
Northfleet St Botolph is an Ancient Parish which included the hamlets of Rosherville and Perry Street
The parish church of St Botolph, Church Path, Gravesend has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See Edward Hasted & The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (1797), pp. 302-318. Date accessed: 9 September 2013.
The church of All Saints Perry Street Gravesend has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
The demolished church of Rosherville St Mark (1853-1976) was also formed from this parish Rosherville North West Kent Family History Society Rosherville Gardens were a local pleasure garden see Rosherville Gardens Wikipedia
Here is an important jurisdictional perspective by Samuel A. Lewis--
NORTHFLEET (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union of North Aylesford, hundred of Toltingtrough, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 1½ mile (W.) from Gravesend, and 20 miles (E.) from London. Nursted church being close to the village of Northfleet, and Northfleet church five miles distant, There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. 
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.
Northfleet, Kent Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|FREG = FreeREG - free|
|FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts (FamilySearch) - free|
|MED = Medway Ancestors - free|
|Northfleet, Kent Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Family History Library film numbers
From Spring 2012 material formerly held at
Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX
is available at Kent History and Library Centre see Kent Archives which also enables a search of the catalogue for Kent Archives material deposited at Canterbury Cathedral Archives
Northfleet Perry Street parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Northfleet Perry Street Parish Online Records|
Northfleet All Saints parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Northfleet All Saints Parish Online Records|
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.
Category:England Family History Centres to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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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.
Poor Law Unions
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.
Local Family History Centre
- FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
- Publication of the restricted access images England, Kent, Wills and Probate (FamilySearch Historical Records) and England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments (FamilySearch Historical Records) means that it is advisable to telephone the centre to reserve a computer if you wish to view these
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 423-433. Date accessed: 22 April 2013.
- 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 7 November 2013.
- 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
- 'England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911,' FamilySearch, accessed 11 November 2013.
- 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order', Cityark, accessed 8 November 2013.
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any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above.