Luton, Kent Genealogy
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
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.
Luton Christ Church Baptisms 1852-1960 and marriages 1853-1954 reference P85D
digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
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
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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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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