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Some of our collections contain maps from areas further afield than Medway.
For example, the Best family of Boxley and Chatham, family, estate and business collection contains records of the war of Jenkins’ Ear in the West Indies and South America 1739-1743, the Crimean War 1852-1854 and the Indian Mutiny 1856-1857; the Earls of Darnley of Cobham Hall family and estate collection contains records of the famous England cricket tour in 1883 Australia after England lost the Ashes and records of the family’s Irish estates; the Rochester Cathedral archives contain numerous references to aid given to victims of the Barbary Pirates and destitute soldiers returning from The War of the Spanish Succession 1702-1713.
Parish maps for Medway Ancestors users
For customers lacking a copy of The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers please note there are several maps of our area of coverage on CityArk which may assist in identifying the relevant parish:
Medway area (i.e. eastern end of Rochester Archdeaconry area) click here
Rochester Archdeaconry area, showing parishes at western end of area
Maps of Kent
The Medway Towns developed largely as the result of the intersection of the River Medway by Watling Street, the Roman road from Dover to London (and beyond) and the closeness of the River Thames, of which the Medway is a tributary river. The following maps show these important geographical defining features.Kent showing the route of Watling Street click here
Map showing the administrative county of Kent click here
File added by Borough Archivist 11 February 2008
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