Frindsbury, Kent Genealogy
Frindsbury All Saints is an Ancient parish and includes in the civil parish Frindsbury, Frindsbury Extra Wainscott and Upnor.
The church dates from 1074 and was rebuilt in 1127 anwith subsequent 14th century addtions and was restored in 1884.
Frindbury is on the opposite bank of the River medway from Rochester and the ancient parish was that of the Bishop of Rochester with the purpose of earning income for the bishop.
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.
Frindsbury All Saints Baptisms marriages and Burials1669-1959 reference P 150
digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
Family History Library film numbers
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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
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