25 April 2020

Findmypast extends Kent Parish Record Collection

This week sees major additions to the FMP Kent parish record collection, many with linked images of the original record.

Kent Baptisms
Added this week are records from 71 parishes, now 661,021 baptismal records. Chatham St Mary has the most records, 96,448 from as early as 1568. Most of the new parishes have records until the early years of the Great War. There are now 3,511,423 in the collection.

Kent Marriages and Banns
Of the 531 parishes in this collection 71 have records newly added. Typically extending from 1685 to 1935 the total is 636,061 from those parishes and brings the overall total to over 2.7 million records.

Kent Burials
Find 499.526 records added in 55 Kent parishes, some as late as the 1990s. The total number of burials in the collection is 2,993,168 in 512 parishes.

There are numerous duplicates in these collections.

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