Grain (Isle of)

OS Grid Reference: TQ8876
The 1841 population was 337

Administrative Units

Grain fell within the Hundred of Hoo. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Hoo.
Probate Jurisdiction was Shoreham -1845, Rochester 1846-57.

See NWKFHS publications West Kent Sources and School Records for further information.

For project purposes this parish covered by Kent FHS.

Grain Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Grain, St James

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1653.
St James - Apr 1998
St James Grain North West Kent Family History Society


  • Calvanist: Bethel Chapel, Chapel Rd. Built 1827, superseded 1895. No information on registers.