Plumstead St Nicholas, Kent Genealogy

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Parish History

Plumstead is a district of the London Borough of Greenwich Plumstead Wikipedia

Historically Plumstead included parts of Shooters Hill Shooter's Hill Wikipedia and Abbey Wood Abbey Wood Wikipedia

Plumstead St Nicholas is an Ancient Parish which included the chapelry of East Wickham, Kent

Refer to Plumstead North West Kent Family History Society

to locate parishes in the Plumstead area and to view parish boundary map Plumstead St Nicholas

The church of St Nicholas St Nicholas Road Woolwich has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

From this ancient parish were formed 6 other churches and chapels see Plumstead 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

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Records for Plumstead are found at

Greenwich Heritage Centre,
Artillery Square,
Royal Arsenal,
SE18 6ST

020 8854 2452

Medway Archives Office,
Civic Centre,
Kent ME2 4AU
Telephone: 01634 332714
Fax: 01634 297060

London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road

Tel: 020 7332 3820
Fax: 020 7833 9136

International Genealogical Index Christenings 1813-1853 Batch (C165102)

Family History Library film numbers

Bishop's transcripts of Plumstead, 1744-1853

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

Census records

Census returns for Plumstead 1841-1891

Poor Law Unions

Lewisham 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

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