Boxley, Kent Genealogy
Guide to Boxley, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Boxley All Saints Kent
|County||Kent, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Hollingbourne|
|Parish registers: 1558|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1560|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury|
|Location of Archive|
|Kent History and Library Centre|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BOXLEY (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Hollingbourne, hundred of Maidstone, lathe of Aylesford,
W division of Kent, 2¼ miles NE by N from Maidstone. 
Boxley is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent. Boxley Wikipedia
Boxley St Mary and All Saints is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Canterbury, nowadays united with Detling, Kent Genealogy in the Boxley with Detling benefice.
Boxley includes an open air museum Kent Life Wikipedia; amongst the buildings on the site the former tin chapel from Cuxton, Kent Genealogy has been re-erected since 2000 when a modern replacement was built
in that village.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]
- Type the name of the parish in the search bar
- Click on the location pin on the map
- Choose Options from the pop up box
- Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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.
Registration Districts[edit | edit source]
- 1837-1941 Hollingbourne Registration District
- 1934-1941 Malling Registration District
- 1941-2003 Maidstone Registration District
Church Records[edit | edit source]
BThe Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
Hover over the collection's title for more information
|Boxley Online Parish Records|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past-Kent ($)|
|Find My Past Banns-Kent ($)|
|Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Kent ($)|
|Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Kent ($)
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Kent ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images (coverage may vary)
Census Records[edit | edit source]
The Catalogue contains an erroneous heading 1851-1891 but includes 1841 census microfilm number.
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
Land Tax[edit | edit source]
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
- All Saints, Boxely Kent Churches
- Boxley Parish Kent Online Parish Clerks
- Parishes: Boxley British History Online
- St Mary and All Saints British listed buildings
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 320-323. Date accessed: 08 July 2013.