Luton, Kent Genealogy

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Luton Christ Church (1980)

Parish History

Luton is a district in the Medway town of Chatham Chatham Kent Wikipedia

Christchurch Luton Road was formed as a parish in 1842 from Chatham St Mary, Kent

See Luton North West Kent Family History Society and Chatham North West Kent Family History Society


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

Luton Christ Church Baptisms 1852-1960 and marriages 1853-1954 reference P85D

digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project

Family History Library film numbers

Parish registers for Luton, 1852-1967 are the only Family History Library film holdings for Luton Christchurch. Search Medway Archives Catalogue online for further references to the parish including Orders in Council inaugurating District Chapelries of St. John's and Christchurch, Luton 1852

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. See Kent Census

Poor Law Unions

Medway Poor Law Union,Kent

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

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Web sites

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