Milton Regis, Kent Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Milton Regis Holy Trinity is an Ancient parish in the Swale district of Kent.
Although now a suburb of Sittingbourne Milton Regis was anciently the Manor which governed the hamlet of Sittingbourne. The Domesday survey refers to Milton Terra Regis and the church occupies both a pagan and Roman worship site.
Holy Trinity Church contains within it Roman brick and tile and includes Saxon and Norman masonry and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage.British listed building
Milton Regis should not be confused with Milton Chapel, Kent Genealogy near Canterbury
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]
International Genealogical Index Marriages 1622-1781 (Extracts) Batch (M151791)
also Paradise Independent Christenings 1817-1836 Batch (C068491)
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.
Family History Library film numbersMilton Regis
Land Tax 1689-1832[edit | edit source]
Images for Milton (otherwise Middleton) are available at FamilySearch Records see England, Kent, Land Tax Assessments - FamilySearch Historical Records
Census records[edit | edit source]
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal: Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.
Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved.
Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.
Find my Past 1911 census search
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]
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Web sites[edit | edit source]
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