Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent Genealogy
Milton St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish in the town of Gravesend.
The church dates from the 14th century with later additons and Victorian restoration and is designated a grade II* listed building by English Heritage.British listed building
The parish includes part of ancient parish of Denton (near Gravesend), Kent.
From this parish was formed the ecclesiastical parish of Milton-next-Gravesend Christchurch,Kent in 1856.
See Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society for other places of worship in the Gravesend area also Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society and Milton St Peter and St Paul Milton Christchurch
Here is an important jurisdictional perspective by Samuel A. Lewis--
MILTON-NEXT-GRAVESEND (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, forming a union with Gravesend, in the hundred of Toltingtrough, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent; including part of the town of Gravesend. An episcopal chapel, dedicated to St. John, was erected in 1834, for Milton and Gravesend. 
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.
Milton next Gravesend St Peter and St Paul Christenings Marriages and Burials 1558-1938 reference P 252
digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project http://cityark.medway.gov.uk
International Genealogical Index Christenings 1559-1844 Batches (C135021, C135022) Marriages 1559-1876 Batches (M135021, M135022)
Family History Library film numbersMilton-next-Gravesend
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.
International Genealogical Index Christ Church Christenings 1883-1885 Batch (C165362)
Holy Trinity Christenings 1845-1866; 1874-1875 Batch (C135031) Marriages 1845-1876 Batch (M135031)
Holy Trinity St Andrew Mission Church Christenings 1865-1875 Batch (C135041)
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 319-321. Date accessed: 17 April 2013.
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