Orpington

OS Grid Reference: TQ4666
The 1841 population was 907

Administrative Units

Orpington fell within the Hundred of Ruxley. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Bromley.
Probate Jurisdiction was Shoreham to 1845, PCC 1846-57.

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

Orpington Map North West Kent Family History Society

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index and Page Images published on CD-Rom as part of CD7 (Bromley Registration District).
  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume I (Bromley Registration District).
  • 1891 Transcript published on CD-Rom as part of CD2 (Bromley Registration District).


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

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Orpington, All Saints

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1560.

Memorial Inscriptions (1981)

Transcript published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. F2) See MI Publications.
All Saints - Jul 2006
All Saints Orpington North West Kent Family History Society

Orpington, St Andrew, Lower Rd

Church built 1892-3, parish created 1935 from Orpington All Saints.

Original Registers

These date from 1913.
St Andrew - Aug 2006
St Andrew Orpington North West Kent Family History Society

Church of England cont.

St Paul: Crofton Rd.
Church built 1887 as chapel-of-ease, superseded by new building (1958). No information on registers.

Roman Catholic

Holy Innocents: Strctland Way. Original registers from 1894.

Parish register transcript published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. F7). See Parish Register Publications.

Baptist

Baptist: Bethesda chapel. Built 1817, moved to Ayncombe Angle 1848, now Tower Rd. No information on registers.