England, Kent Dioceses and Deaneries

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Kent Dioceses and Deaneries
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The Diocese of Rochester
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Dartford Deanery[edit | edit source]

Beckenham see Beckenham St George, Kent Genealogy           Bromley Library and Archive
Bromley see Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent Genealogy      Bromley Library and Archive
Charlton                                                                 Greenwich Heritage Centre
Greenwich                                                              Greenwich Heritage Centre
Chislehurst, Kent Genealogy                                                     Bromley Library and Archive
Chelsfield, Kent Genealogy                                                       Bromley Library and Archive
Foots Cray, Kent Genealogy                                                    Bexley Libraries and Archives
St Mary Cray, Kent Genealogy                                                Bromley Library and Archive
St Pauls Cray                                                          Bromley Library and Archive
North Cray, Kent Genealogy                                                    Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre
Cudham, Kent Genealogy                                                        Bromley Library and Archive
Dartford, Kent Genealogy                                                        Medway Archives online parish register images
Deptford                                                                London Metropolitan Archives
 Erith, Kent Genealogy                                                            Bexley Libraries and Archives
Eltham St John the Baptist, Kent Genealogy
Farnborough, Kent Genealogy                                                Bromley Library and Archive
East Greenwich                                                    London Metropolitan Archives/Greenwich Archives
Horton Kirby, Kent Genealogy                                               Medway Archives online parish register images
Lee see Lewisham St Mary, Kent Genealogy                         Lewisham Archives
Lewisham Lewisham St Mary, Kent Genealogy                      Lewisham Archives
Lullingstone, Kent Genealogy
Plumsted                                                              Greenwich Heritage Centre
Sutton at Hone, Kent Genealogy                                           Medway Archives online parish register images
East Wickham, Kent Genealogy
West Wickham, Kent Genealogy                                           Surrey History Centre
Wilmington, Kent Genealogy                                                  Medway Archives online parish register images
Woolwich

Malling Deanery[edit | edit source]

Addington, Kent Genealogy

Allington, Kent Genealogy

Ashurst, Kent Genealogy

East Barming, Kent Genealogy

West Barming prior to church closure and merger with Nettlestead, Kent Genealogy

Bidborough, Kent Genealogy

Birling, Kent Genealogy

Brenchley, Kent Genealogy

Capel, Kent Genealogy

Cowden, Kent Genealogy

Ditton, Kent Genealogy

Edenbridge, Kent Genealogy

West Farleigh, Kent Genealogy

Hadlow, Kent Genealogy

Horsmonden, Kent Genealogy

Kemsing, Kent Genealogy

Leybourne, Kent Genealogy

Lamberhurst, Kent Genealogy

Leigh, Kent Genealogy

West Malling, Kent Genealogy

Mereworth, Kent Genealogy

Nettlestead, Kent Genealogy

Offham, Kent Genealogy

Paddlesworth (near Snodland), Kent Genealogy

West Peckham, Kent Genealogy

Pembury, Kent Genealogy

Ryarsh, Kent Genealogy

Seal, Kent Genealogy

Shipbourne, Kent Genealogy

Speldhurst, Kent Genealogy

Teston, Kent Genealogy

Trottiscliffe, Kent Genealogy

Tudeley, Kent Genealogy

Tonbridge, Kent Genealogy

Wateringbury, Kent Genealogy

Westerham, Kent Genealogy

Yalding, Kent Genealogy

Rochester Deanery[edit | edit source]

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices.

Medway Archives online parish register images are available for the parishes in this deanery which also offers subsequent parish development in the Medway Town parishes

Hoo Allhallows, Kent Genealogy

Ash near Wrotham

Aylesford, Kent Genealogy

Burham, Kent Genealogy
Chalk, Kent Genealogy
Chatham, Kent
Cobham, Kent Genealogy
Cookstone
Cowling
Denton (near Gravesend), Kent Genealogy
Fawkham, Kent Genealogy
Frindsbury, Kent Genealogy
Gravesend parishes
Halling, Kent Genealogy
High Halstow, Kent Genealogy
Hartley, Kent Genealogy
Higham, Kent Genealogy

St Mary Hoo, Kent Genealogy
Kingsdown, Kent Genealogy
Longfield, Kent Genealogy
Luddesdown, Kent Genealogy
Rochester St Margaret, Kent Genealogy and other Rochester parishes
Milton, near Gravesend
Merston
Nutsted
Rochester St Nicholas with St Clement, Kent Genealogy
Ridley, Kent Genealogy
Shorne, Kent Genealogy
Snodland, Kent Genealogy
Southfleet, Kent Genealogy
Stoke, Kent Genealogy
Stone, near Dartford
Stroud
Swanscombe, Kent Genealogy
and
Woldham.

Shoreham Deanery[edit | edit source]

This deanery was a peculiar of the Archbishop Of Canterbury.

Bexley, Kent Genealogy Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

Brasted, Kent Genealogy

Chevening, Kent Genealogy

Chiddingstone, Kent Genealogy

Cliffe at Hoo, Kent Genealogy

Crayford, Kent Genealogy Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

Darenth, Kent Genealogy

Downe, Kent Genealogy Bromley Library and Archive

Eynsford, Kent Genealogy

East Farleigh, Kent Genealogy

Farningham, Kent Genealogy

Gillingham (see Medway Archives for deposited records)

Halstead, Kent Genealogy

Hayes, Kent Genealogy Bromley Library and Archive

Hever, Kent Genealogy

Hunton, Kent Genealogy

Grain, Kent Genealogy Medway Archives online images are available

Ifield, Kent Genealogy

Ightham, Kent Genealogy

Keston, Kent Genealogy ( Bromley Library and Archives Service)

Knockholt, Kent Genealogy

East Malling, Kent Genealogy

Meopham, Kent Genealogy

Orpington, Kent Genealogy (Bromley Library and Archive Service)

Otford, Kent Genealogy

East Peckham, Kent Genealogy

Penshurst, Kent Genealogy

Plaxtol, Kent Genealogy

Sevenoaks, Kent Genealogy and subsequent parish development

Shoreham, Kent Genealogy

Stansted, Kent Genealogy

Sundridge, Kent Genealogy

Wrotham, Kent Genealogy

The Diocese of Canterbury
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Bridge Deanery[edit | edit source]

The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Adisham, Kent Genealogy
Ash (near Sandwich), Kent Genealogy
Bekesbourne, Kent Genealogy
Boughton Aluph, Kent Genealogy
Barham, Kent Genealogy
Bishopsbourne, Kent Genealogy
Bridge, Kent Genealogy
Brook, Kent Genealogy
Challock, Kent Genealogy
Chartham, Kent Genealogy
Chilham, Kent Genealogy
Chillenden, Kent Genealogy
Crundale, Kent Genealogy
Elmstone, Kent Genealogy
Godmersham, Kent Genealogy
Guston, Kent Genealogy
Upper Hardres, Kent Genealogy
Ickham, Kent Genealogy
Kingston, Kent Genealogy
Littlebourne, Kent Genealogy
Molash, Kent Genealogy
Nonington, Kent Genealogy
Patrixbourne, Kent Genealogy
Petham with Waltham, Kent Genealogy
Preston next Wingham, Kent Genealogy
Staple, Kent Genealogy
Stelling, Kent Genealogy
Stodmarsh, Kent Genealogy
Stourmouth, Kent Genealogy
Waltham see Petham with Waltham, Kent Genealogy
Wickhambreaux, Kent Genealogy
Womenswold, Kent Genealogy
Wingham, Kent Genealogy
Wye, Kent Genealogy


Canterbury Deanery
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St. Alphage, All Saints
St. Andrew
St. George
St. Margaret
St. Mary Bredin
St. Mary Bredman
St. Mary Burgate
St. Mary Northgate
St. Mildred
St. Paul Canterbury
St. Peter Canterbury
Blean
St. Martin, Near Canterbury
St. Dunstan, Milton,
Fordwich,
Hackington
Harbledown, St. Michael and All Angels
Harbledown, St. Nicholas Leper Hospital seeHarbledown, Kent Genealogy
Lower Hardres
Nackington
Sturry
Thanington
Westgate, near
Canterbury.


Charing Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.
Ashford, Kent Genealogy
Benenden, Kent Genealogy
Bethersden, Kent Genealogy
Biddenden, Kent Genealogy
Boughton Malherbe, Kent Genealogy
Charing, Kent Genealogy
Great Chart, Kent Genealogy
Little Chart, Kent Genealogy
Cranbrook, Kent Genealogy
Eastwell, Kent Genealogy
Egerton, Kent Genealogy
Frittenden, Kent Genealogy
High Halden, Kent Genealogy
Hawkhurst, Kent Genealogy
Headcorn, Kent Genealogy
Hothfield, Kent Genealogy
Kennington, Kent Genealogy
Newenden, Kent Genealogy
Pluckley, Kent Genealogy
Rolvenden, Kent Genealogy
Sandhurst, Kent Genealogy
Smarden, Kent Genealogy
Tenterden, Kent Genealogy
 Westwell, Kent Genealogy


Dover Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.
Alkham, Kent Genealogy
Bewsfield alias Whitfield see Whitfield, Kent Genealogy
Buckland near Dover, Kent Genealogy
Capel, near Folkestone see Capel, Kent Genealogy
Charlton by Dover, Kent Genealogy
Cheriton, Kent Genealogy
Cliffe, near Dover see St Margaret at Cliffe, Kent Genealogy
Dover St James the Apostle, Kent Genealogy
Dover St Mary the Virgin, Kent Genealogy Ewell
Folkestone Christ Church, Kent Genealogy Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe, Kent Genealogy
Guston, Kent Genealogy
Hawkinge, Kent Genealogy
Hougham, Kent Genealogy
Lydden, Kent Genealogy
Newington near Hythe see Newington next Hythe, Kent Genealogy
Polton
River, Kent Genealogy
Swingfield, Kent Genealogy


Elham Deanery
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Acrise, Kent Genealogy
Bircholt, Kent Genealogy
Brabourne, Kent Genealogy
Denton, near Elham see Denton (near Dover), Kent Genealogy
Elham, Kent Genealogy
Elmsted, Kent Genealogy
Hastingleigh, Kent Genealogy
Hythe, Kent Genealogy
Monks Horton, Kent Genealogy
Lyminge, Kent Genealogy
Postling, Kent Genealogy
Paddlesworth near Dover see Paddlesworth (near Folkestone), Kent Genealogy
Saltwood, Kent Genealogy
Stanford, Kent Genealogy
Stowting, Kent Genealogy
Wootton, Kent Genealogy


Lympne Deanery
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Aldington, Kent Genealogy
Appledore, Kent Genealogy
Bilsington, Kent Genealogy
Blackmanstone, Kent Genealogy
Bonnington, Kent Genealogy
Brenzett, Kent Genealogy
Brookland, Kent Genealogy
Burmarsh, Kent Genealogy
Dymchurch, Kent Genealogy
Eastbridge, Kent Genealogy
Ebony, Kent Genealogy
Fairfield, Kent Genealogy
Hurst, Kent Genealogy
Hinxhill, Kent Genealogy
West Hythe, Kent Genealogy
Hope see New Romney with Hope, Kent Genealogy
Ivychurch, Kent Genealogy
Kenardington, Kent Genealogy
Kingsnorth, Kent Genealogy
Lydd, Kent Genealogy
Lympne, Kent Genealogy
St. Mary near Romney see St Mary in the Marsh, Kent Genealogy
Mersham, Kent Genealogy
Midley, Kent Genealogy
Newchurch, Kent Genealogy
Orgarswick, Kent Genealogy
Orlestone, Kent Genealogy
New and Old Romney see New Romney with Hope, Kent Genealogy and Old Romney, Kent Genealogy
Ruckinge, Kent Genealogy
Sellindge, Kent Genealogy
Sevington, Kent Genealogy
Shadoxhurst, Kent Genealogy
Smeeth, Kent Genealogy
Snargate, Kent Genealogy
Snave, Kent Genealogy
Stone-in-Oxney, Kent Genealogy
Warehorne, Kent Genealogy
South Willesborough, Kent Genealogy
Wittersham, Kent Genealogy
Woodchurch, Kent Genealogy


Ospringe Deanery
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Badlemere
Buckland, near Faversham
Boughton Blean
Davington
Doddington
Easling
Faversham
Goodnestone near Faversham
Harty
Graveney with Goodnestone
Hernhill
Leveland
Linsted
Luddenham
Newnham
Norton
Ore
Ospringe
Preston, near Faversham
Otterden
Selling
Sheldwich
Stallisfield
Stone, near Faversham
Tenham
Throwley


Sandwich Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Barson
Betteshanger, Kent Genealogy
Coldred, Kent Genealogy
Deal see Deal, Kent Genealogy and Deal St Andrew, Kent Genealogy Deal St George, Kent Genealogy
Eastry, Kent Genealogy
Eythorne, Kent Genealogy
Ham, Kent Genealogy
Knolton
East Langdon, Kent
West Langdon, Kent Genealogy
Great Mongeham, Kent Genealogy
Little Mongeham, Kent Genealogy
Norborne
Ringwold see Ringwould, Kent Genealogy
Ripple, Kent Genealogy
Sandwich St Clement, Kent Genealogy
Sandwich St Mary, Kent Genealogy
Sandwich St Peter, Kent Genealogy
Shebbertswold (old Diocesan record spelling) Shepherdswell (sometimes Sibberstwold) see Sibertswold, Kent Genealogy
Sholden, Kent Genealogy
Stonar, Kent Genealogy
Sutton, near Dover
Tilmanstone, Kent Genealogy
Waldershare, Kent Genealogy
Walmer see Walmer, Kent Genealogy Walmer The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Kent Genealogy Lower Walmer St Saviour, Kent Genealogy
Woodnesborough, Kent Genealogy
Worde


Sittingbourne Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Bapchild, Kent Genealogy
Bicknor, Kent Genealogy
Bobbing, Kent Genealogy
Borden, Kent Genealogy
Bredgar, Kent Genealogy
Eastchurch, Kent Genealogy
Elmley, Kent Genealogy
Lower Halstow, Kent Genealogy
Hartlip, Kent Genealogy
Iwade, Kent Genealogy
Kingsdown, Kent Genealogy near Sittingbourne
Leysdown, Kent Genealogy
Milstead, Kent Genealogy

Milton Chapel, Kent Genealogy near Sittingbourne
Minster in Sheppey, Kent Genealogy
Murston, Kent Genealogy
Newington next Sittingbourne, Kent Genealogy
Rainham, Kent Genealogy
Rodmersham, Kent Genealogy
Sittingbourne, Kent Genealogy and subsequent parish development
Stockbury, Kent Genealogy
Tonge, Kent Genealogy
Tunstall, Kent Genealogy
Upchurch, Kent Genealogy
Warden, Kent Genealogy
Wichling, Kent Genealogy


Sutton Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Boxley, Kent Genealogy
Bredhurst, Kent Genealogy
Broomfield, Kent Genealogy
Bearstead, Kent Genealogy
Boughton Monchelsea, Kent Genealogy
Chart Sutton, Kent Genealogy
Detling, Kent Genealogy
Frinsted, Kent Genealogy
Goudhurst, Kent Genealogy
Harrietsham, Kent Genealogy
Hollingbourne, Kent Genealogy
Hucking, Kent Genealogy
Langley, Kent Genealogy
Leeds, Kent Genealogy
Lenham, Kent Genealogy
Linton, Kent Genealogy
Loose, Kent Genealogy
Maidstone parishes development in the county town
Marden, Kent Genealogy
Otham, Kent Genealogy
Staplehurst, Kent Genealogy
East Sutton, Kent Genealogy
Sutton Valence, Kent Genealogy
Thurnham, Kent Genealogy
Ulcombe, Kent Genealogy
Wormshill, Kent Genealogy


Westbere Deanery
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The following parishes are described in Edward Hasted's The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent as forming this deanery of the diocese; subsequent deanery reorganisations have taken place and the modern parishes are grouped in united benefices. Refer to the parish pages for linked information about these using England Jurisdictions 1851 and A Church near You website.


Birchington in Thanet, seeBirchington, Kent Genealogy
Chislet, Kent Genealogy
Herne, Kent Genealogy
Hoath, Kent Genealogy
Margate St John the Baptist, Kent Genealogy
St Laurence in Thanet, Kent Genealogy (Ramsgate)
Minster in Thanet, Kent
Monkton, Kent Genealogy
St Nicholas at Wade, Kent Genealogy
St Peter in Thanet, Kent Genealogy
Sarre see St Nicholas at Wade, Kent Genealogy
Reculver, Kent Genealogy
Seasalter, Kent Genealogy
Swalecliffe, Kent Genealogy
Westbere, Kent Genealogy
Whitstable, Kent Genealogy
Wood alias Woodchurch, in Thanet a chapel of ease in Birchington, Kent Genealogy Ancient Parish

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