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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Elmley St James was an Ancient Parish in Elmley Marsh on the Isle of Sheppey.<br>  
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ELMLEY, ISLE of (St. James), a '''parish''', in the union of Sheppy, liberty of the Isle of Sheppy, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from Sittingbourne.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50945#s19 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 161-164</ref>
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<br> Elmley St James was an Ancient Parish in Elmley Marsh on the Isle of Sheppey.<br>  
  
 
The church was enlarged and rebuilt in 1853; registers began in 1828. The parish was sparsely populated and remote with no roads only dirt tracks and the closure of the Victorian cement works&nbsp;  
 
The church was enlarged and rebuilt in 1853; registers began in 1828. The parish was sparsely populated and remote with no roads only dirt tracks and the closure of the Victorian cement works&nbsp;  
  
The church was demolished and only some stones and fragments of gravestones remain.
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The church was demolished and only some stones and fragments of gravestones remain.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Elmley.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/Parishes/Elmley.html+ Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)]<br>  
  
 
Original deposited registers are held at:  
 
Original deposited registers are held at:  
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Isle+of+Elmley|subject|disp=Elmley}} <br><br><br>  
 
Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Isle+of+Elmley|subject|disp=Elmley}} <br><br><br>  
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.&nbsp;
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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Sheppey Poor Law Union,Kent]]
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[[Sheppey Poor Law Union,Kent]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}  
  
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== Reference<br> ==
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

ELMLEY, ISLE of (St. James), a parish, in the union of Sheppy, liberty of the Isle of Sheppy, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from Sittingbourne.[1]


Elmley St James was an Ancient Parish in Elmley Marsh on the Isle of Sheppey.

The church was enlarged and rebuilt in 1853; registers began in 1828. The parish was sparsely populated and remote with no roads only dirt tracks and the closure of the Victorian cement works 

The church was demolished and only some stones and fragments of gravestones remain.

Resources[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Kent Online Parish Clerks (OPC)

Original deposited registers are held at:

Centre for Kentish Studies,County Hall,Maidstone,Kent ME14 1XX

01622 694363

Fax: 01622 694379

Family History Library film numbers
Elmley


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[edit | edit source]

See Kent Census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Sheppey Poor Law Union,Kent

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Reference
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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 161-164


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