Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent Genealogy

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Milton St Peter and St Paul

Parish History

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.

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.


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

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

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Family History Library film numbersMilton-next-Gravesend

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Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Gravesend and Milton 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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