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Here is a list of Kent parishes&nbsp;beginning with the letter S and the pre-1858&nbsp;courts with probate jurisdiction over each parish. For other parishes, click on the letter the parish name begins with.<br>
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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kent, England Probate|Kent Probate Records]]''
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Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letter S and the&nbsp;pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.  
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For other places, click on a letter link:<br>
  
 
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The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.
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1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.<br>2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.<br>3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.<br>4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]].
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If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.<br>
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! style="background: #ffdead" width="15%" | PARISH
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! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="15%" | PLACE
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
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! style="background: rgb(255,222,173); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" width="40%" | PRIMARY COURT  
! style="background: #ffdead" width="40%" | SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
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| Saltwood  
 
| Saltwood  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Sandgate  
 
| Sandgate  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sandhurst  
 
| Sandhurst  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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| Sandwich St Bartholomew’s Hospital
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| Sandwich, all parishes  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
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| Sandwich St Clement
 
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
 
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
 
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
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| Sandwich St Mary
 
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
 
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
 
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
|-
 
| Sandwich St Peter
 
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
 
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
 
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Seal  
 
| Seal  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Seasalter  
 
| Seasalter  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sellindge  
 
| Sellindge  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Selling  
 
| Selling  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Sevenoaks  
 
| Sevenoaks  
| Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Sevenoaks Weald  
 
| Sevenoaks Weald  
| Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
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Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Sevington  
 
| Sevington  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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| Shadoxhurst  
 
| Shadoxhurst  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Sheerness  
 
| Sheerness  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Sheldwich  
 
| Sheldwich  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Shipbourne  
 
| Shipbourne  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
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|-
 
| Sholden  
 
| Sholden  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Shoreham  
 
| Shoreham  
| Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
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Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Shorne  
 
| Shorne  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Sibertswold  
 
| Sibertswold  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Sidcup St John  
 
| Sidcup St John  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sissinghurst  
 
| Sissinghurst  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Sittingbourne  
 
| Sittingbourne  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Smarden  
 
| Smarden  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Smeeth  
 
| Smeeth  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Snargate  
 
| Snargate  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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|-
 
| Snave  
 
| Snave  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Snodland  
 
| Snodland  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Southborough St Peter  
 
| Southborough St Peter  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Southfleet  
 
| Southfleet  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Speldhurst  
 
| Speldhurst  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
| Pre-1845  
 
| Pre-1845  
2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Laurence in Thanet  
 
| St Laurence in Thanet  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Margaret at Cliffe  
 
| St Margaret at Cliffe  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| St Mary Cray
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]; Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| Pre-1845 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| St Mary Hoo
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Mary in the Marsh  
 
| St Mary in the Marsh  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Nicholas at Wade  
 
| St Nicholas at Wade  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Nicholas Hospital  
 
| St Nicholas Hospital  
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
| Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
 
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| St Paul's Cray
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]; Post-1844 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
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| Pre-1845 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| St Peter in Thanet  
 
| St Peter in Thanet  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stalisfield  
 
| Stalisfield  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stanford  
 
| Stanford  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stansted  
 
| Stansted  
| Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Staple  
 
| Staple  
| Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
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|-
 
| Staplegate  
 
| Staplegate  
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|-
 
| Staplehurst  
 
| Staplehurst  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stelling  
 
| Stelling  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stelling Minnis  
 
| Stelling Minnis  
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|-
 
| Stockbury  
 
| Stockbury  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stodmarsh  
 
| Stodmarsh  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stoke  
 
| Stoke  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stonar  
 
| Stonar  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stone (near Dartford)  
 
| Stone (near Dartford)  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stone (next Faversham)  
 
| Stone (next Faversham)  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stone-in-Oxney  
 
| Stone-in-Oxney  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stourmouth  
 
| Stourmouth  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Stowting  
 
| Stowting  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Strood [St Nicholas]  
 
| Strood [St Nicholas]  
| Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester  
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| [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]]
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sturry  
 
| Sturry  
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury  
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| [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury]]
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)  
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| 2 - [[Court of the Bishop of Canterbury]] (Episcopal Consistory)
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sundridge  
 
| Sundridge  
| Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham]];  
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
 
Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes
  
| 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
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| 2 - [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Sutton at Hone  
 
| Sutton at Hone  
| Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;  
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| Pre-1845 - [[Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester]];  
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| Sutton by Dover  
 
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| Sutton Valence  
 
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| Sutton, Chart
 
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
 
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
 
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
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| Sutton, East
 
| Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
 
| 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
 
3 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
 
 
 
 
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| Swalecliffe  
 
| Swalecliffe  
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| Swanscombe  
 
| Swanscombe  
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[[Category:Kent]]

Revision as of 23:07, 19 January 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Kent Gotoarrow.png Kent Probate Records

Here is a list of the places of Kent beginning with the letter S and the pre-1858 ecclesiastical probate courts that had jurisdiction over each.

For other places, click on a letter link:

 A  B  C  D  E  F-G  H  I-K  L  M-N  O-R  T-V  W-Z


The courts listed for each place are those that had jurisdiction over probating wills prior to 1858. To use this table, follow these steps.

1. In the first column, find the place where your ancestor lived.
2. In the second column, click on the court name to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. If the record isn't found in the primary court, search the records for the secondary courts in the order listed.
4. If the record still isn't found, search the records for the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.


PLACE PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Saltwood Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sandgate Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sandhurst Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sandwich, all parishes Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Seal Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Seasalter Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sellindge Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Selling Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sevenoaks Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sevenoaks Weald Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sevington Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Shadoxhurst Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sheerness Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sheldwich Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Shipbourne Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Sholden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Shoreham Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Shorne Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sibertswold Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sidcup St John Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Sissinghurst Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sittingbourne Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Smarden Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Smeeth Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Snargate Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Snave Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Snodland Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Southborough St Peter Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Southfleet Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Speldhurst Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

St Laurence in Thanet Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
St Margaret at Cliffe Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Mary Cray Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury Pre-1845 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Mary Hoo Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Mary in the Marsh Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
St Nicholas at Wade Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Nicholas Hospital Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
St Paul's Cray Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester; Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury Pre-1845 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
St Peter in Thanet Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stalisfield Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stanford Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Stansted Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Staple Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory) 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Staplegate Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
Staplehurst Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stelling Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stelling Minnis Search the courts of the surrounding parishes  
Stockbury Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stodmarsh Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stoke Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Stonar Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stone (near Dartford) Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Stone (next Faversham) Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stone-in-Oxney Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stourmouth Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Stowting Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Strood [St Nicholas] Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sturry Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sundridge Pre-1845 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon and Shoreham;

Post-1844 - Search the courts of surrounding parishes

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Sutton at Hone Pre-1845 - Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester;

Post-1844 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Pre-1845

2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Sutton by Dover Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Sutton Valence Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Swalecliffe Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Swanscombe Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester 2 - Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
Swingfield Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury 2 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)