North West Kent Parish Lists

These records were transcribed by the North West Kent Family History Society. The term, North West Kent, is used to describe areas within the London boroughs which were historically part of Kent; such as, Greenwich, Bexleyheath and Chislehurst.

Kent is a county in the south east of England and is one of the Home Counties. Known as the Garden of England, because of its many orchards and hop gardens, it is bordered by Greater London, Essex, Surrey and East Sussex. Historically it would also have been a coal mining county.

A full list of parishes/places covered by the records and the dates the records are available for is given below. The date ranges are those derived from the earliest and latest records and do not necessarily reflect a complete run of years.




North West Kent Baptisms

PlaceParishYear fromYear to Record count
BexleySt Mary17221835 4,875
ChelsfieldSt Martin of Tours15581812 2,586
ChislehurstSt Nicholas18131857 3,201
CrayfordSt Paulinus17061851 7,468
DarenthSt Margaret16831856 2,398
DeptfordSt Nicholas18131939 8,981
ElthamSt John the Baptist18131917 6,341
GreenwichSt Alfege17071929 47,190
KnockholtSt Katherine15481919 5,706
LongfieldSt Mary Magdalene15631901 1,304
MeophamSt John the Baptist15621916 13,930
North CraySt James17831879 966
SouthfleetSt Nicholas15581915 8,717
Stone Next DartfordSt Mary the Virgin17181955 12,150
Sutton-at-HoneSt John the Baptist18131840 793
WesterhamSt Mary15601962 30,700

North West Kent Marriages

PlaceParishYear fromYear to Record count
BromleySt Peter & St Paul17351997 3,408
DarenthSt Margaret16101862 1,462
GreenwichSt Alfege16041898 33,281
LongfieldSt Mary Magdalene15631840 746
SouthfleetSt Nicholas15321932 5,311
WesterhamSt Mary15591951 7,532

North West Kent Burials

PlaceBurial GroundYear fromYear to Record count
BeckenhamSt George18131864 1,566
BexleySt Mary17231848 4,651
BexleyheathCemetery18791943 8,854
BromleySt Peter & St Paul18131855 3,237
CharltonSt Luke17541963 4,039
ChelsfieldSt Martin (of Tours)15581851 2,420
ChislehurstSt Nicholas18131898 2,395
CudhamSt Peter & St Paul18131851 445
DarenthSt Magaret16861812 1,143
DartfordHoly Trinity17781926 19,737
DeptfordSt Nicholas18021847 8,232
DowneSt Mary18131851 278
FarnboroughSt Giles18131873 798
GravesendMunicipal Cemetery18212010 50,009
GreenwichSt Alfege16961898 61,767
HayesSt Mary18131851 369
Horton KirbySt Mary the Virgin18131955 2,396
Keston 16901943 1,993
LeeSt Margaret15801850 4,277
LongfieldSt Mary Magdalene15581932 920
MeophamSt John the Baptist15731951 8,861
North CraySt James17831918 944
NorthfleetMunicipal Cemetery18931983 16,548
OrpingtonAll Saints18131851 650
SidcupSidcup Cemetery19121962 6,159
SouthfleetSt Nicholas15581915 6,621
SwanscombeMunicipal Cemetery17891993 13,262
SwanscombeSt Peter & St Paul17051883 5,499
St Mary CraySt Mary16991941 2,799
St Paul's CraySt Paulinus18131851 238
WesterhamSt Mary15611981 21,933