Hoo St Werburgh, Kent Genealogy
The church is 12th century and occupies the site of an earlier 8th century church chronicled as part of a Mercian monastery in the time of King Aethelbald of Mercia. The church of St Werburgh Church Street Hoo St Werburgh has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage. British listed building
The graveyard contains the grave of Thomas Aveling the first British manufacturer of Aveling and Porter steam rollers.
This parish was part of Hoo sub district and registrations from July 1837 to the present day are held at
The Register Office
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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.
Hoo, St. Werburgh Christenings Marriages Burials 1587-1987 reference (P190) digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
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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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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