Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent Genealogy

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Milton St Peter and St Paul

Parish History

Milton included much of the town of Gravesend and became part of the civil parish of Grevesend in 1915. See Milton-next-Gravesend Wikipedia and Gravesend Kent Wikipedia

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


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)

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

Census returns for Milton-next-Gravesend 1841-1891

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.