Dartford Villages: Misc Parish Chest Records in the Archdeaconry of Rochester

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Parishes Darenth, Dartford, Horton Kirby, Longfield, Meopham, Southfleet & Swanscombe

This CD includes around 2730 facsimile pages taken from Parish Chest documents at Medway Archives & Local Studies Centre, Strood. Each document is provided as a PDF file, detailed coverage below. Approximate page counts are given in brackets; "P" numbers are the Medway Archives references. See also Publications News


Darenth: P109/13/1: List of Settlement Certificates 1695-1779 (2pp.); P109/18/2: 1821 Census (1 page, no names); P109/20/1: Surveyors Rates 1851-57 (44pp.); P109/25/1: Charity Recipients List 1858-77 (137pp.)

Dartford: P110/13/01 to 23: Settlement Certificates 1709-81 (52pp.); P110/13/24 to 144: Removal Orders into & out of Dartford (261pp.); P110/13/145 to 152: Settlement Examinations 1755-90 (23pp.); P110/13/153 to 160: Vagrancy Orders (25pp.); P110/14/08: Register of Apprentices 1804-34 (3pp.); P110/15/01 to 17: Bastardy Papers (41pp.); P110/18/43: Poor House Admissions 1808-16 (267pp.); P110/18/44: Register of Poor House Inmates 1818-25 (279pp.); P110/18/45: Register of Poor House Inmates 1825-28 (188pp.); P110/18/46: Register of Poor House Inmates 1828-34 (293pp.); P110/21/01: Highways Surveyor, Rates & Accounts 1768-90 (212pp.)

Horton Kirby: P193/12/13: List of Paupers receiving poor relief 1837-40 (6pp.); P193/13/3: Settlement Examinations 1788, 1823 (3pp.); P193/15/1: Bastardy Bonds 1753-1831 (32pp.); P193/16/1: Quarter Sessions orders re. settlement 1707, 1739 (3pp.); P193/16/3: Appeals for Poor Relief 1740-1817 (5pp.)

Longfield: P231/15/1: Bastardy Bond (James Pincke, 1772) (2pp.)

Meopham: P246/13/1: Removal Order (Robert Hall, Offham to Meopham, 1859) (2pp.); P246/13/2: Notice of Removal 1859 (3pp.)

Southfleet: P343/25/2 to 3: Banbury Charity Disbursements 1801-23 (52pp.)

Swanscombe: P362/5/1: Churchwardens' Accounts 1663-1705 (131pp.); P362/5/2: Churchwardens' Accounts 1705-36 (102pp.); P362/12/3: Overseers' Accounts 1725-35 (92pp.); P362/12/5: Overseers' Accounts 1761-68 (120pp.); P362/12/6: Overseers' Accounts 1814-17 (185pp.); P362/12/7: Overseers' Accounts 1817-21 (175pp.)