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Guide to '''West Greenwich, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''West Greenwich, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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| County = Kent
 
| County = Kent
 
| Hundred = Greenwich Town
 
| Hundred = Greenwich Town
| Poor Law Union = Greenwich
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Greenwich/ Greenwich]
 
| Registration District = Greenwich
 
| Registration District = Greenwich
 
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=== Parish History ===
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== Parish History ==
  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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=== Civil Registration ===
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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West Greenwich parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Canterbury PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2384987 England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986 (FamilySearch) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911 (FamilySearch) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Kent''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ Kent Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP Canterbury''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ Kent Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP East Kent''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/ East Kent Marriage and Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
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Family History Library film numbers<br>{{FHL|England%2C+Kent%2C+Greenwich|subject|disp=Greenwich, West}} <br><br>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" scope="col" colspan="7" | '''West Greenwich Online Parish Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Canterbury PRs'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2384987 '''1538-1986''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1949386 '''1560-1911''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/kent-canterbury-archdeaconry-marriages '''1538-1934''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/kent-canterbury-archdeaconry-burials '''1538-1998''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/kent-east-kent-marriage-index-1538-1754 '''1538-1754''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/east-kent-burial-index '''1813-1841''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1538-1850''']
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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. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.  
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
  
==== Census records  ====
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[http://www.kent-opc.org/index.html Kent Online Parish Clerks] has indexes available for select parishes. Records are also available at the [https://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/history-and-heritage/kent-archives Kent Archives].
  
{{British Census|306881}}
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=== Census Records ===
  
See [[Kent Census]]  
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{{British Census|306881}}[[Kent Census]]
  
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
[[Greenwich Poor Law Union,Kent]]  
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*[[Greenwich Poor Law Union,Kent]]  
  
==== Probate records ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Kent Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Kent Probate Records|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 and Gazetteers  ==
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}} {{Kent}}  
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{{Kent}}  
  
[[Category:Kent]]
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[[Category:Kent Parishes]]

Revision as of 16:04, 8 April 2021

West Greenwich

Guide to West Greenwich, Kent ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

West Greenwich, Kent
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Greenwich Town
County Kent
Poor Law Union Greenwich
Registration District Greenwich
Records begin
Parish registers: Not Known
Bishop's Transcripts: Not Known
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery None
Diocese Pre-1845 - Rochester; Post-1844 - London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Kent Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

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]

West Greenwich parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911 (FamilySearch) - free
FS Canterbury PRs = England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986 (FamilySearch) - free
FS BTs = England, Kent, Bishop's Transcripts, 1560-1911 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP Kent = Kent Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Canterbury = Kent Canterbury Archdeaconry Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP East Kent = East Kent Marriage and Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[1]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
West Greenwich Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1911
1538-1911
1538-1911
FS Canterbury PRs 1538-1986
1538-1986
1538-1986
FS BTs
1560-1911
1560-1911
1560-1911
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP Kent 1538-1988
1538-1997
1538-2010
FMP Canterbury 1538-1918
1538-1934
1538-1998
FMP East Kent

1538-1754
1813-1841
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Kent Online Parish Clerks has indexes available for select parishes. Records are also available at the Kent Archives.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Kent Census

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]

  1. ArcherSoftware.co.uk