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Greenhithe, Kent Genealogy

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Guide to Greenhithe, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History


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

Greenhithe, Kent Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[1]
MED = Medway Ancestors - free[2]
Greenhithe, Kent Genealogy Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1857-1907
MED 1857-1967 1858-1954 1925-1946

Greenhithe, St. Mary the Virgin baptisms 1857-1967 and marriages 1858-1954 (with burials of Greenhithe people in Swanscombe, Stone and Southfleet Churchyards and Gravesend and Dartford municipal cemeteries 1925-1946) reference P362B digital images may be searched online at Medway Archives City Ark project

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the FamilySearch Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.See Kent Census

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.



  1. 'Kent Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 6 November 2013.
  2. 'Medway Ancestors Imagebase: list of parishes, in alphabetical order', Cityark, accessed 8 November 2013.