Seal

OS Grid Reference: TQ5456
The 1841 population was 1,618

Administrative Units

Seal fell within the Hundred of Codsheth. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Sevenoaks.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, PCC 1846-57.

Seal included the hamlets of Seal Chart, Underriver and Godden Green.

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

Seal Map North West Kent Family History Society

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume VI (Sevenoaks Registration District).


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

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Seal, St Peter & St Paul

Ancient Parish Church.

Original Registers

These date from 1561.
St Peter & St Paul - Jul 1998
St Peter & St Paul Seal North West Kent Family History Society

Seal, St Lawrence, Stone St

Church built 1867-8; parish created from Seal.

Original Registers

These date from 1868.
St Lawrence
St Lawrence Seal North West Kent Family History Society

Underriver, St Margaret

Church built 1875; parish created 1878 from Seal Sts Peter & Paul.

Original Registers

These date from 1878.
St Margaret
St Margaret Seal Underriver North West Kent Family History Society