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== Notes on the Courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Rochester  ==
 
== Notes on the Courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Rochester  ==
  
These courts had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent.  See the [[Kent, England Probate Jurisdictions|parish jurisdiction]] lists for specifics.  
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These combined courts had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent.  See the [[Kent, England Probate Jurisdictions|parish jurisdiction]] lists for specifics.  
  
In 1846 the diocese of Rochester was reduced in area. Some parishes were transferred to the diocese of Canterbury and others to the diocese of London.  
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These courts also had secondary jurisdiction over the parish of Islesham in Cambridgeshire (and should be searched only after the [[Court_of_the_Peculiar_of_Isleham_and_Freckenham|Court of the Peculiar of Islesham]] and the [[Court_of_the_Bishop_(Episcopal_Consistory)_of_Norwich|Court of the Bishop of Norwich]]).
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In 1846 the diocese of Rochester was reduced in area. Some parishes were transferred to the diocese of Canterbury and others to the diocese of London.
  
 
== Indexes ==
 
== Indexes ==

Revision as of 21:46, 14 October 2009

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Notes on the Courts of the Bishop and Archdeacon of Rochester

These combined courts had primary jurisdiction over many parishes in the western half of the county of Kent.  See the parish jurisdiction lists for specifics.

These courts also had secondary jurisdiction over the parish of Islesham in Cambridgeshire (and should be searched only after the Court of the Peculiar of Islesham and the Court of the Bishop of Norwich).

In 1846 the diocese of Rochester was reduced in area. Some parishes were transferred to the diocese of Canterbury and others to the diocese of London.

Indexes