Lee

OS Grid Reference: TQ3975
The 1841 population was 2,360

Administrative Units

Lee fell within the Hundred of Blackheath. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Lewisham.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, London 1846-57.

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

Lee Map North West Kent Family History Society
Lewisham & Lee Map North West Kent Family History Society

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume IV (Lewisham Registration District).
  • 1891 Transcript published on CD-Rom as part of CD4 (Lewisham Registration District)

 

For ordering details see Census CD-ROMs on the Publication List page.

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Lee, St Margaret

Ancient Parish church.

Church rebuilt on new site 1839-41.


Original Registers

These date from 1579.

Memorial Inscriptions

Transcript published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. F4) See MI Publications.
St Margaret - Dec 1997
St Margaret Lee North West Kent Family History Society

Church of England cont.

  • Christ Church: Lee Park. (map ref T) Church built 1854, demolished 1940; parish created 1854 from Lee St Margaret. Original registers from 1854.
  • Holy Trinity: Glenton Rd. (map ref U) Church built 1862-3, used to 1948, demolished 1960; parish created 1863 from Lee St Margaret. Original registers from 1863.
  • St Mildred: Burnt Ash Hill. (map ref W) Church built 1878-9, replacing 1872 iron church; parish created 1881 from Lee St Margaret & Lee Park. Original registers from 1881.
  • Good Shepherd: Handon Rd. (map ref V) Church built 1881, destroyed 1941, rebuilt 1957; parish created 1888 from Lee St Margaret & Lee Park. Original registers from 1881.Parish Register images published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. OR20-25) See Parish Register Publications.
  • Grove Park, St Augustine: Baring Rd. (map ref X) Church built 1885-6; parish created 1891 from St Mildred. Original registers from 1892.

Baptist

  • Baptist: Dacre Park, Kingswood Place. (1852-1908). No information on registers
  • Baptist: Lee High Rd. (1848-1941 des.). No information on registers
  • Baptist: South Lee Tabernacle, Bromley Rd., later Baring Rd. (1874). Original registers from 1886

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: Crescent Rd.  Built 1887-8. No information on registers

Wesleyan/Methodist

  • Methodist: Lee High Rd.  (1870-c.1950). No information on registers.

Other

  • Other: Boones Almhouses, Lee High Rd.  (rebuilt Lenham Rd.).   Original registers from 1685.