Sevenoaks

OS Grid Reference: TQ5255
The 1841 population was 5,061

Administrative Units

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

Sevenoaks included the settlements of Riverhead, Weald and Kippington.

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

Sevenoaks Map North West Kent Family History Society

Census Publications

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


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

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Sevenoaks, St Nicholas

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1559.
St Nicholas - Aug 1998
St Nicholas Sevenoaks North West Kent Family History Society

Weald, St George, Church Rd

Church built 1820; parish created 1821 from Sevenoaks St Nicholas.

Original Registers

These date from 1902.
St George - May 2014
St George - May 2014

Riverhead, St Mary

Church built 1831; parish created 1832 from Sevenoaks St Nicholas.

Original Registers

These date from 1864.

Memorial Inscriptions

Transcript published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. F28). See MI Publications.
St Mary - Jun 2014
St Mary Sevenoaks North West Kent Family History Society

Sevenoaks, St John the Baptist, St Johns Hill

Church built 1858-9; parish created 1878 from Sevenoaks St Nicholas.

Original Registers

These date from 1877.
St John the Baptist - Oct 2006
St John the Baptist Sevenoaks North West Kent Family History Society

Kippington, St Mary, Kippington Rd

Church built 1878-80; parish created 1877 from Sevenoaks St Nicholas & Riverhead.

Original Registers

These date from 1878.
St Mary - Oct 2006
St Mary Kippingtons North West Kent Family History Society

Roman Catholic

  • St Thomas of Canterbury: formerly Holy Trinity, Granville Rd. Built 1896, incorporating earlier chapel (Holy Trinity, 1880). Original registers from 1889.

Baptist

  • Baptist: The Vine.
Built 1886, replacing earlier foundation (1748).

Original Registers
These date from 1820.
Baptist, Sevenoaks, The Vine - Oct 2006
St Mary Kippingtons North West Kent Family History Society

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: St Johns Hill.
Built 1865-6, now URC.

Original Registers

These date from 1865.
Congregational, Sevenoaks, St Johns Hill - Oct 2006
Congregational St Johns Hill Sevenoaks North West Kent Family History Society

Wesleyan/Methodist

  • Wesleyan: Weald, The Green.
Built 1843.
Wesleyan: Weald, The Green - May 2014
Wesleyan Weald The Green Sevenoaks North West Kent Family History Society

Wesleyan/Methodist cont.

  • Wesleyan: St John (1802). Original registers from 1796.
  • Methodist: Original registers from 1814.