Milton-next-Gravesend

OS Grid Reference: TQ6674
The 1841 population was 9,256

Administrative Units

Milton-next-Gravesend fell within the Hundred of Toltingtrough. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Gravesend & Milton.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

Milton included much of the town of Gravesend, to which the civil parish was united in 1915.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Peter & St Paul (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. Holy Trinity: Milton Place.  Church built 1844, demolished 1963; parish created 1845 from Sts Peter & Paul.   Original registers from 1845.

    Parish Register transcript published by Rob Cottrell (Microfiche Ref. C5) See Thames & Medway Riverside Parish Register Publications.

  3. Christ Church Old Road East.
  4. St Andrew: Royal Pier Rd.  Church built 1870-1 as a mission chapel for seamen; redundant 1970.   Original registers from 1865.

Baptist

  1. Baptist: Emmanuel, Windmill St.  (1843). No information on registers
  2. Baptist: Providence Chapel. No information on registers
  3. Baptist: Zoar Chapel, Peacock St.  (1846). No information on registers

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: Clarence Place.  (1873).   Original registers from 1872.

Wesleyan/Methodist

  • Wesleyan: Ebenezer Chapel, Milton Rd.  (1819).   Original registers from 1813.

 

For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map