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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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Aldington

Alkham

  • Alkham, St. Anthony - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Allhallows

  • a village and civil parish on the Hoo Peninsula in Kent
  • Allhallows, All Saints - New Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Allington

Appledore

  • Appledore, St. Peter and St. Paul - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Ash (Dover)

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

Ash (Sevenoaks)

  • is a small village located in the Sevenoaks district in Kent.
  • Ash, St. Peter and St. Paul - Ash-cum-Ridley

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Ashford

  • Ashford, Bybrook Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashford Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Ashurst

  • Ashhurst, St. martin - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Aylesford

  • Aylesford Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Aylesford, St. Peter, Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Aylsham

  • Aylsham Cemetery Norwich Road

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

Badlesmere

Bapchild

  • Bapchild, St. Lawrence Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Barfreston

Barham

  • Barham, St. John the Baptist - Church Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Barham, St. John the Baptsit - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Barming

  • a civil parish in the Maidstone District of Kent
  • Barming, Oakfield Hospital Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Barming, St. margaret - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bearsted

  • Bearsted, Holy Cross - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Beckenham

  • Beckenham, Christchurch
  • Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Beckenham, St. George - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Beckenham, St. Paul

Bekesbourne

  • Bekesbourne, St. Peter - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Benenden

  • Benenden, St. George - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bersted

Bethersden

  • Bethersden, St. Margaret - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Betteshanger

  • Betteshanger, St. Mary - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bexley

  • Bexley, St. Mary - Church Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bicknor

Bidborough

  • Bidborough, St. Lawrence - Chgurchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Biddenden

  • Biddenden, All Saints - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bilsington

  • Bislington, St. Peter and St. Paul - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birchington

  • Birchington, All Saints - Churchyard Margate

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birling

Bishopsbourne

Blackheath

Blackmanstone

Blean

Bobbing

Bonnington

Borden

Boughton Aluph

Boughton Malherbe

Boughton Monchelsea

Boughton under Blean

Boxley

Brabourne

Brasted

Bredgar

Bredhurst

Brenchley

Brenzett

Bridge

Bromley

Brook

Brookland

Broomfield

Broomhill

Buckland (Dover)

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

  • Charing, St. peter and St. Paul Church

The Church Monuments Society

Charlton (Dover)

Charlton (Greenwich)

Chart Sutton

Chartham

  • Chartham, St. Mary Church

The Church Monuments Society

Chatham

Chelsfield

Cheriton

Chevening

Chiddingstone

Chilham

Chillenden

Chiselhurst

  • Chiselhurst Christchurch
  • Chiselhurst The Annunciation

Chislet

Cliffe

Cobham

Coldred

Cooling

Cowden

Cranbrook

  • Cranbrook, St. Dunstan Church

The Church Monuments Society

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

Ditton

Doddington

  • Doddington Churchyard

Find a Grave

Dover

  • Dover St. James the Apostle
  • Dover St. Mary in the Castle
  • Dover St. Mary the Virgin

Downe

Dymchurch

East Barming

East Farleigh

East Langdon

East Malling

East Peckham

East Sutton

East Wickham

Eastbridge

Eastchurch

  • Eastchurch, All Saints - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Eastling

  • Eastling, St. Mary - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Eastry

  • Eastry, St. Mary the Virgin

The Church Monuments Society

Eastwell

Ebony

Edenbridge

Egerton

Elham

Elmley

Elmsted

Elmstone

Eltham

Erith

Ewell

Eynsford

Eythorn

Fairfield

Farnborough

Farningham

Faversham

  • Faversham, St. mary of Charity Church

The Church Monuments Society

Fawkham

Folkestone

Foots Cray

Fordcombe

Fordwich

Frant

Frindsbury

Frinsted

Frittenden

Gillingham

Godmersham

Goodnestone (Faversham)

Goodnestone (Sandwich)

Goudhurst

Graine

Graveney

Gravesend

  • Gravesend St. George
  • Gravesend 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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Guston

Hackington

Hadlow

Halling

Halsted

Halstow

Ham

Harbledown

Harriestham

Hartley

Hartlip

Harty

Hastingleigh

Hawkhurst

Hawkinge

Hayes

Headcorn

Herne Bay

Hernehill

Hever

High Halden

High Halstow

Higham

  • Higham St. John
  • Higham St. Mary

Hildenborough

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

The Church Monuments Society

Hougham

  • Hougham, St. Lawrence - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Hucking

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

Keston

Kingsdown (Eynsford)

Kingsdown (Milsted)

Kingsnorth

Kingston

Knockholt

Knowlton

  • Knowlton, St. Clement - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Lamberhurst

Langley

Leaveland

  • Leaveland, St. lawrence - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Lee

Leeds

Leigh

Lenham

Lewisham

Leybourne

Leysdown

Lidsing

Linton

Little Chart

Little Mongeham

Littlebourne

Longfield

Loose

Lower Hardres

Luddenham

Luddesdown

Lullingstone

Lydd

Lydden

Lyminge

Lympne

Lynsted

Maidstone

Marden

Margate

  • Margate, S.t John the Baptist

Meopham

Mereworth

Mersham

Midley

Milsted or Milstead

  • Milstead, St. Mary and Holy Cross

The Church Monuments Society

Milton by Gravesend

Milton by Sittingbourne

Minster in Sheppey

Minster in Thanet

Molash

Monkshorton

Monkton

Murston

Nackington

Nettlested

  • Nettlestead, St. Mary - Church

The Church Monuments Society

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

Ospringe

Otford

Otham

Otterden

Oxney

Paddlesworth

Paddock Wood

Patrixbourne

Pembury

Penshurst

Petham

Platt

Plaxtol

Pluckley

Plumstead

Postling

Poulton

Preston (Faversham)

Preston on Stour

Queenborough

Rainham

Ramsgate

Reculver

Ridley

Ringwould

Ripple

River

Rochester

  • Rochester Cathedral

The Church Monuments Society

  • Rochester St. Margaret
  • Rochester St. Nicholas

Rodmersham

Rolvenden

Rosherville

Ruckinge

Ryarsh

Saltwood

Sandhurst

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

Sandwich

  • Sandwich, St. Clements - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Sarre

Seal

Seasalter

Sellindge

Selling

  • Selling, St. Mary - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Sevenoaks

Sevington

Shadoxhurst

Sheerness

Sheldwich

Shipbourne

Shoreham

Shorne

Shortlands

Shoulden

Sibertswold

Sidcup

Sittingbourne

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

  • Stowting, St. Nicholas - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Strood

Sturry

Sundridge

Sutton

Sutton at Hone

Sutton Valence

Swalecliffe

Swanley

Swanscombe

Swingfield

Sydenham

Tenterden

Teston

Teynham

Thanet

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

Thanington

Throwley

  • Throwley, St. Michael and All Angels

Thanet

Thurnham

Tilmanstone

Tonbridge

Tonge

Trottiscliffe

Tudeley

Tunbridge Wells

  • Tunbridge Wells, Christchurch
  • Tunbridge Wells, St. James
  • Tunbridge Wells, St. John

Tunstall

  • Tunstall, St. John the Baptist - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Ulcombe

Upchurch

Upper Hardres

  • Upper Harderes, St. Peter and St. Paul - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Waldershare

  • Waldershare, All Saints - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Walmer

Waltham

Warden

Warehorne

Wateringbury

West Farleigh

West Hythe

West Langdon

West Malling

West Peckham

West Wickham

Westbere

Westcliffe

Westerham

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

Worth

Wouldham

Wrotham

Wychling

Wye

Yalding

  • Yalding, St. Peter and St. Paul - Church

The Church Monuments Society

References and Sources