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== Finding the Records ==
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== Finding the Records ==
  
==== Original Records ====
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==== Original Records ====
  
Records of the Church of England parishes are deposited in several record repositories in Kent.  The first two in the list hold the records of the majority of parishes, and the others hold records for specific areas.  Click on a repository link to go to their website and online catalogues:
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Records of the Church of England parishes are deposited in several record repositories in Kent.  The first two in the list hold the records of the majority of parishes, and the others hold records for specific areas.  Click on a repository link to go to their website and online catalogues:  
  
*The Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone
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*The Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone  
*Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury
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*Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury  
*London Metropolitan Archives, London
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*London Metropolitan Archives, London  
 
*Lewisham Local Studies and Archives, Lewisham (holds the records of the parishes of Lee and Lewisham only)
 
*Lewisham Local Studies and Archives, Lewisham (holds the records of the parishes of Lee and Lewisham only)
  
*Greenwish Local History Library (holds the records of Charlton by Greenwich only)
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*Greenwich Local History Library (holds the records of Charlton by Greenwich only)  
 
*[http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/ Medway Area Archives Office], Rochester (they have indexes and images of numerous records, including parish registers, searchable online)
 
*[http://cityark.medway.gov.uk/ Medway Area Archives Office], Rochester (they have indexes and images of numerous records, including parish registers, searchable online)
  
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[[Category:Kent|Church Records]]
 
[[Category:Kent|Church Records]]

Revision as of 23:24, 19 August 2009

Finding the Records

Original Records

Records of the Church of England parishes are deposited in several record repositories in Kent.  The first two in the list hold the records of the majority of parishes, and the others hold records for specific areas.  Click on a repository link to go to their website and online catalogues:

  • The Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone
  • Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Canterbury
  • London Metropolitan Archives, London
  • Lewisham Local Studies and Archives, Lewisham (holds the records of the parishes of Lee and Lewisham only)
  • Greenwich Local History Library (holds the records of Charlton by Greenwich only)
  • Medway Area Archives Office, Rochester (they have indexes and images of numerous records, including parish registers, searchable online)