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Kent - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Kent

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The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.


Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where images of the graves/cemeteries can be seen - mostly Billion Graves or Find a Grave.

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List of Towns

The following list will probably need refining as not all places have cemeteries

Acol

Acrise

Addington

Adisham

Adisham, Holy Innocents - Churchyard

Aldington

Alkham

Alkham, St. Anthony - Churchyard

Allhallows

a village and civil parish on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent.

All Saints - New Churchyard

Allington

Appledore

Appledore, St. Peter and St. Paul - Churchyard

Ash (Dover)

a village and civil parish in the Dover district of east Kent about three miles west of Sandwich.

St Nicholas

Ash (Sevenoaks)

a small village located in the Sevenoaks district in Kent.

Ash, St. Peter and St. Paul - Ash-cum-Ridley

Ashford

Ashford, Bybrook Cemetery

Ashford Cemetery

Ashurst

  • Ashhurst, St. martin - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Aylesford

Aylesford Cemetery

Aylesford, St. Peter, Churchyard

St Peter & St Paul

Aylsham

  • Aylsham Cemetery Norwich Road

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

Badlesmere

Bapchild

St Laurence

Barfreston

Barham

Barham, St. John the Baptist - Church Cemetery

Barming

a civil parish in the Maidstone District of Kent

Barming, Oakfield Hospital Cemetery

St Margaret

Bearsted

Holy Cross

Beckenham

Beckenham, Christchurch Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

Beckenham, St. George - Churchyard

Beckenham, St. Paul

Bekesbourne

St Peter

Benenden

St George

Bersted

Bethersden

Bethersden, St. Margaret - Churchyard

Betteshanger

Bexley

Bexley, St. Mary - Church Cemetery

Bicknor

Bidborough

St. Lawrence

Biddenden

All Saints

Bilsington

St. Peter and St. Paul

Birchington

Birchington, All Saints - Churchyard Margate

Birling

All Saints

Bishopsbourne

St Mary

Blackheath

Blackmanstone

Blean

St Cosmus & St Damian

Bobbing

St Bartholomew

Bonnington

Borden

St Peter & St Paul

Boughton Aluph

All Saints

Boughton Malherbe

St Nicholas

Boughton Monchelsea

St Peter

Boughton under Blean

St Peter & St Paul

Boxley

St Mary & All Saints

Brabourne

Brasted

St Martin

Bredgar

St John the Baptist

Bredhurst

St Peter

Brenchley

All Saints

Brenzett

Bridge

Bromley

Bickley Cemetery

St Mary the Virgin

Brook

Brookland

Broomfield

Broomhill

Buckland (Dover)

St Andrew

Buckland (Faversham)

Burham

Burmarsh

Canterbury

Canterbury All Saints

Canterbury Cathedral

  • The Church Monuments Society
  • Canterbury Holy Cross
  • Canterbury St. Alphege
  • Canterbury St. Andrew
  • Canterbury St. Dunstan
  • Canterbury St. George the Martyr
  • Canterbury St. Margaret
  • Canterbury St. Martin
  • Canterbury St. Mary Bredin
  • Canterbury St. Mary Bredman
  • Canterbury St. Mary Magdalene
  • Canterbury St. Mary Northgate
  • Canterbury St. Mildred
  • Canterbury St. Paul
  • Canterbury St. Peter

Capel

Capel-le-Ferne

Chalk

Challock

Charing

St. Peter & St Paul

Municipal Cemetery

Charing Cemetery

Charlton (Dover)

Charlton (Greenwich)

Chart Sutton

Chartham

Chartham, St. Mary Church

Chatham

St Mary RC

Chelsfield

Cheriton

Chevening

Bessels Green Baptist Church Cemetery

Chiddingstone

St Mary the Virgin

Chilham

Chillenden

Chiselhurst

  • Chiselhurst Christchurch
  • Chiselhurst The Annunciation

Chislet

Cliffe

Cobham

Coldred

Cooling

Cowden

St Mary Magdalene

Cranbrook

Cranbrook, St. Dunstan Church

Crayford

  • St Mary of the Crays

Crockenhill

Crundale

Cudham

Cuxton

Darenth

Dartford

  • Dartford, East Hill Cemetery Also known as: Brent Cemetery, Dartford East Hill Cemetery

Find a Grave

Davington

Deal

Denton

Deptford

  • Deptford, St. James Hatcham
  • Deptford, St. Nicholas
  • Deptford, St. Paul

Detling

St Martin of Tours

Ditton

Doddington

Doddington Churchyard

Dover

St James

Cowgate Cemetery

Dover St. Mary in the Castle

Dover St. Mary the Virgin

Downe

Dymchurch

East Barming

East Farleigh

East Langdon

East Malling

East Peckham

St Michael

East Sutton

East Wickham

Eastbridge

Eastchurch

All Saints

Eastling

St Mary

Eastry

St Mary the Blessed Virgin

Eastwell

Ebony

Edenbridge

St Peter & St Paul's Church

Egerton

Elham

Elmley

Elmsted

Elmstone

Eltham

Erith

Ewell

Eynsford

Eythorn

Fairfield

Farnborough

St Giles

Farningham

Faversham

St Mary of Charity

Fawkham

Folkestone

Foots Cray

Fordcombe

Fordwich

Frant

Frindsbury

Frinsted

St Dunstan

Frittenden

Gillingham

St Mary Magdalene

Godmersham

Goodnestone (Faversham)

Goodnestone (Sandwich)

Goudhurst

St Mary

Graine

Graveney

Gravesend

St George

St James

Great Chart

Great Mongeham

Greenwich

  • Greenwich Royal Hospital
  • Greenwich Royal Hospital & School
  • GreenwichSt. Alphege

Groombridge (also listed in Sussex)

New Groombridge, St. Thomas Church Cemetery

Guston

St Martin of Tours

Hackington

Hadlow

St Mary

Halling

Halsted

Halstow

Ham

Harbledown

Harriestham

St John the Baptist

Hartley

Hartlip

Harty

Hastingleigh

Hawkhurst

Hawkinge

Hayes

Headcorn

Herne Bay

Hernehill

Hever

St Peter

High Halden

High Halstow

Higham

  • Higham St. John
  • Higham St. Mary

Hildenborough

St John the Evangelist

Hinxhill

  • Hinxhill, St. Mary - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Hoath

Hollingbourne

Hoo

  • Hoo All Hallows
  • Hoo St. Mary
  • Hoo St. Werbergh

Hope

Horsmonden

Horton Kirkby

Hothfield

Hothfield, St. margaret - Church

Hougham

'Hougham, St. Lawrence - Church

Hucking

St Margaret

Hunton

Hurst

Hythe

Ickham

  • Ickham, St. John the Evangelist - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Ide Hill

Ifield

Ightham

  • Ightham, St. Peter - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Ivychurch

Iwade

Kemsing

Kenardington

Kennington

St Mary

Keston

Kingsdown (Eynsford)

Kingsdown (Milsted)

Kingsnorth

Kingston

Knockholt

Knowlton

St Clement

Lamberhurst

Langley

Leaveland

St Lawrence

Lee

Leeds

Leigh

St Mary

Lenham

St Mary

Lewisham

Leybourne

Leysdown

Lidsing

Linton

Little Chart

Little Mongeham

Littlebourne

Longfield

Loose

Lower Hardres

Luddenham

Luddesdown

Lullingstone

Lydd

Lydden

Lyminge

Lympne

Lynsted

Maidstone

All Saints

Marden

Margate

Margate Cemetery

Markbeech - a village in the civil parish of Hever in the Sevenoaks District

Holy Trinity

Meopham

Mereworth

St Lawrence

Mersham

Midley

Milsted or Milstead

Milstead, St. Mary and Holy Cross

Milton by Gravesend

St Peter and St Paul

Milton by Sittingbourne

Milton Regis, Holy Trinity

Minster in Sheppey

Minster in Thanet

Molash

Monkshorton

Monkton

Murston

Nackington

Nettlested

St Mary

New Romney

Newchurch

Newenden

Newington (Folkestone)

Newington (Gillingham)

Newnham

Nonington

North Cray

Northbourne

Northfleet

Northfleet, All Saints

Norton

Nursted

Oare

Offham

Old Romney

Orgarswick

Orlestone

Orpington

The Redeemed Christian Church of God His Royal Majesty House

Ospringe

Otford

Otham

Otterden

Oxney

Paddlesworth

Paddock Wood

Patrixbourne

Pembury

Penshurst

St John the Baptist

Petham

Platt

Plaxtol

Pluckley

Plumstead

Postling

Poulton

Preston (Faversham)

Preston on Stour

Queenborough

Rainham

St Margaret

Ramsgate

Reculver

Ridley

Ringwould

Ripple

River

Rochester

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester St. Margaret

Rochester St. Nicholas

Rodmersham

St Nicholas

Rolvenden

Rosherville

Ruckinge

Ryarsh

Saltwood

Sandhurst

  • Sandhurst Sandwich
  • Sandhurst St. Clement
  • Sandhurst St. Mary
  • Sandhurst St. Peter

Sandwich

St Clements

St Mary

St Peter

Sarre

Seal

Seasalter

Sellindge

Selling

Selling, St. Mary - Church

Sevenoaks

Greatness Cemetery

Sevington

Shadoxhurst

Sheerness

Sheldwich

St James

Shipbourne

St Giles

Shoreham

Shorne

Shortlands

Shoulden

St Nicholas

Sibertswold

Sidcup

Sittingbourne

Sittingbourne Cemetery, Bell Road

Smarden

Smeeth

  • Smeeth, St. Mary - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Snargate

Snave

Snodland

Southborough

  • Southborough St. Peter
  • Southborough St. Thomas

Southfleet

Speldhurst

  • Speldhurst St. Margarets
  • Speldhurst St. Mary Cray
  • Speldhurst St. Mary in the Marsh
  • Speldhurst St..Nicholas at Wade
  • Speldhurst St. Pauls Cray

Stalisfield

Stanford

Stansted

Staple

Staplehurst

Stelling

Stockbury

  • Stockbury St. Mary Magdalene Church

Stodmarsh

Stoke

Stonar

Stone (Dartford)

Stone (Faversham)

Stone (Isle of Oxney)

Stourmouth

Stowting

St Nicholas

Strood

Sturry

Sturry Anglican and Methodist Church

Sundridge

Sutton

Sutton at Hone

Sutton Valence

Swalecliffe

Swanley

Swanscombe

Swingfield

Sydenham

Tenterden

Teston

Teynham

St Mary

Thanet

  • Thanet St. Lawrence
  • Thanet St. Peter
  • Thanet St. Peter Baptist

Thanington

Throwley

  • Throwley, St. Michael and All Angels

Thurnham

Tilmanstone

Tonbridge

St Peter & St Paul

Tonge

Trottiscliffe

Tudeley

Tunbridge Wells

Woodbury Park Cemetery

Municipal Cemetery

Tunbridge Wells, Christchurch

Tunbridge Wells, St. James

Tunbridge Wells, St. John

Tunstall

Tunstall, St. John the Baptist - Church

Ulcombe

Upchurch

Upper Hardres

St Peter & St Paul

Waldershare

All Saints

Walmer

Waltham

Warden

Warehorne

Wateringbury

West Farleigh

West Hythe

West Langdon

West Malling

West Peckham

West Wickham

Westbere

Westcliffe

Westerham

St Mary's

Westwell

Whitfield

Whitstable

Wickhambreux

Willesborough

Wilmington

Wingham

  • Wingham, St. Mary the Virgin - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Wittersham

Womenswold

Woodchurch ⇒ Woodchurch Village Life Museum

Woodnesborough

Woolwich

  • Woolwich, St. Mary Magdalene

Wooton

Wormshill

St Giles

Worth

Wouldham

All Saints

Wrotham

Wychling

St Margaret

Wye

Yalding

St. Peter & St. Paul

References and Sources