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.

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

Milton-next-Gravesend Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Milton-next-Gravesend, St Peter & St Paul, East Milton Rd

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church


Original Registers

These date from 1559.
St Peter & St Paul - Oct 2014
St Peter & St Paul Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Milton-next-Gravesend, Christ Church, Old Road East

Church built 1856 in Parrock St, dismantled 1934 & moved to Old Rd East; parish created 1857 from Sts. Peter & Paul.

Original Registers

These date from 1857.
Christ Church - Oct 2014
Christ Church Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Milton-next-Gravesend, St Andrew, Royal Pier Rd

St Andrew: Royal Pier Rd.
Church built 1870-1 as mission chapel for seamen; redundant 1970.

Original Registers

These date from 1865.
St Andrew - Aug 2013
St Andrew Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Church of England cont.

  • Holy Trinity: Milton Place. Church built 1844, demolished 1963; parish created 1845 from Sts. Peter & Paul. Original registers date from 1845.

Roman Catholic: Milton-next-Gravesend, St John the Evangelist, Milton Rd

Built 1834 as C of E chapel, transferred to R/Catholic 1851.
St John the Evangelist - Oct 2014
St John the Evangelist Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Baptist: Milton-next-Gravesend, Emmanuel, Windmill St

Built 1843, still functioning as Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Emmanuel - Oct 2014
Emmanuel Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Baptist: Milton-next-Gravesend, Zoar Chapel, Peacock St

Built 1846, now 'Hope Church'.
Zoar Chapel - Oct 2014
Zoar Chapel Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Baptist cont.

  • Providence Chapel: No information on registers.

Congregational: Milton-next-Gravesend, Clarence Place

Built 1873-4, closed 1955 and used as a warehouse until 1968 when it became a Sikh temple.

Original Registers

These date from 1872.
Oct 2014
Congregational Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society

Wesleyan: Milton-next-Gravesend, Milton Rd

Originally built 1819, enlarged 1841 with classical facade; rebuilt 1906 & now called Gravesend Methodist Church.

Original Registers

These date from 1813.
Oct 2014
Congregational Milton-next-Gravesend North West Kent Family History Society