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Records in category / Ecclesiastical_Rochester_Archdeaconry_Area_Parishes/ P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/

Number of records found: 27


Result number 1 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_01 on request slip.

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Records of the parish church of St. James, Isle of Grain.

Incumbent: registers

Composite register [christenings 1653-1753, 1768; marriages 1664-1745; burials 1664-1753; entries include Elizabeth (Spuria) the supposed Daughter of Robert Seath and Elizabeth Tomsed was baptised the fifth day of April 1685; 1700/1701 Baptised Thomas the supposed son of Tho. Anderson begot on the body of Sarah Cooke both Servants to William Wright; and underneath, deleted William Brand Servt. of Ri. Cooper and Thomas the Reported Son of Tho. Anderson Servt. to Will Wright by Sarah Cook were both Buried Febr. 23 1700; Rowland the illegitimate and base Son of Rowland Hall born the 27 of February begotten of the body of Elizabeth Stallingbone was christened on the first day of March being the second Sunday in lent anno 170 1/2 in the parish church of Grain: = by me Henry Gerard Curate; 1710-1723 date of birth, as well as baptism, given; gap between 1741-1746; notes of some marriages in Rochester where the banns had been published at Grain; note of two private baptisms after marriages, of illegitimate children 1768; burials, John a base childe of Elizabeth, Mr. Whoman’s maide, buried, december: 6th: 1691; 1699-1702 occupations of the deceased given; 1700 Buried Luke Boat a Stranger Feb. 15. Memorandum That he and one Thomas Ellis and Stephen Amerst and a woman unknown going from Shernesse [cf. Sheerness] towards London were drowned at a place called the Swatch over against Graine Feb. 14. being valentine’s day. And that the body of Luke Boat was taken up Feb. 19th upon the Coroners Inquest & Likewise that the bodies of Thomas Ellis and Stephen Amerst and the woman unknown were then viewed by the Coroner and Jury. Memorandum that John Leviridge of Greenwich was their water man, who with Seven other passengers saved themselves; Mr. Tho: Farnaby a Salt officer was buryed on the 17 of January 1707/1706]

File updated by Borough Archivist 5 January 2002.

Date: 1653 - 1768
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 2 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_02 on request slip.

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Baptisms and burials [burials 1791 - 1812 give some details of age, status, or reason for death of person]
Date: 1753 - 1812
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 3 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_03 on request slip.

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Baptism register
Date: 1813 - 1858
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 4 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_04 on request slip.

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Baptism register

NB only entries to the end of 1914 are digitised.


Date: 1859-1942
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 5 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_04a on request slip.

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Marriages [1754 - 1811] and banns [1754 - 1890]
Date: 1754 - 1890
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 6 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_05 on request slip.

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Marriage Register
Date: 1813 - 1837
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 7 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_06 on request slip.

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Banns of marriage
Date: 1888 - 1922
Quantity: 1 small volume
Result number 8 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01_07 on request slip.

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Burials [a few marginal comments]
Date: 1813 - 1890
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 9 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_08_01 on request slip.

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Minute book [including, 1836, 2 meetings concerning sale of parish land under an Act of 5 and 6 William IV; 4 November 1857, increase in poor rate ‘in consequence of the new police comming into opperation’; 27 March 1875, forming of a Committee to manage the National School; 9 April 1895, proposal ‘to restore the Church according to the Plans of Mr. Hodgson Fowler’; 14 August 1903, estimate of £1400 for church restoration; note in 1919 by N. Pritchett, the vicar, of the volume having been mislaid since 1916, when his predecessor resigned, and of his own previous clerical career; 4 May 1924, Vicar’s disclaimer of responsibility for payment of the deficit in the Church accounts; 18 April 1926, hope expressed of ‘putting a stop to the talking amongst a few in Church; and to the maintenance of greater reverence during Divine service’]
Date: 1836 - 1933
Quantity: 1 small volume
Result number 10 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_12_01 on request slip.

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Accounts, including rate assessments and receipts, and disbursements
Date: 1816 - 1894
Quantity: 1 small volume
Result number 11 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/01_Intro on request slip.

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P314

Records of St. James' Parish Church, Isle of Grain 1653-

To view a list of the Grain parish records, please click here

These were received as follows: July 1979 P314/1/1-7; P314/8/1; P314/12/1; November 1979 P314/30/1; DE38 transferred from the Guildhall Museum, Rochester upon Medway City Council August 1989, listed by Medway Area Archivist (Archivist to Rochester upon Medway City Council) November 1990; DE173 deposited by Parochial Church Council secretary 26 May 1992, listed by Medway Area Archivist (Archivist to Rochester upon Medway City Council) May 1992.

Useful links

For a link to the Grain church page in the North West Kent Family History Society home page, including a colour photograph of Grain Church, please click here

Views of St. James' Church and the Isle of Grain from the Couchman Collection click here

to visit the Church Bells of Kent website and see another colour photograph of Grain Church, please click here

for a map of Grain and adjoining parishes, please click here

for a map showing the location of Grain, please click here

Watercolour of Grain Church courtesy of Kent Archaeological Society, please click here

File updated by Borough Archivist 30 June 2007


Date: N/A
Quantity: N/A
Result number 12 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01H_01 on request slip.

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Service register
Date: 1923 - 1935
Quantity: 1 volume/c.60 printed pages
Result number 13 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01H_02 on request slip.

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Service register [See (P314_05F_01) for removed enclosure]
Date: 1935 - 1949
Quantity: 1 volume/c.60 printed pages
Result number 14 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01H_03 on request slip.

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Service register
Date: 1949 - 1961
Quantity: 1 volume/c.60 printed pages
Result number 15 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01H_04 on request slip.

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Service register
Date: 1962 - 1973
Quantity: 1 volume/c.60 printed pages
Result number 16 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_05A_01 on request slip.

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Account book
Date: 1918 - 1924
Quantity: 1 volume./c.40 printed pages
Result number 17 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_05A_02 on request slip.

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Offertory account book [See P314_05A_03) for removed enclosure]
Date: 1908 - 1921
Quantity: 1 volume/c.140 printed pages
Result number 18 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_05A_03 on request slip.

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Printed form of recommendation by subscriber to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, Rochester, for treatment of in-patient, to be counter-signed by medical practitioner, removed from (P314/5A/2)
Date: c.1910
Quantity: 1 page
Result number 19 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_05F_01 on request slip.

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Balance sheet for Choir and Sunday School outing to Cliffe, Sept. 1948, removed from (P314/1H/2)
Date: c. September 1948
Quantity: 1 page
Result number 20 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_08A_01 on request slip.

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Parochial Church Council minute book
Date: 1946 - 1966
Quantity: 1 volume/301 printed pages
Result number 21 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_12_02 on request slip.

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Account book of Overseers of the Poor, containing records of disbursements, records of setting of poor rate by the vestry with lists of rated inhabitants, and lists of landlords and tenants
Date: 1782 - 1799
Quantity: 1 volume/c.100 printed pages
Result number 22 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_21C_01 on request slip.

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Parish Highway Surveyor’s account book
Date: 1844
Quantity: 1 volume/c.50 printed pages
Result number 23 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_24_01 on request slip.

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Minute book of Grain branch, Association of Friends of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, Rochester [See (P314/24/2) for removed enclosures]
Date: 1929 - 1947
Quantity: 1 volume/c.30 printed pages used
Result number 24 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_24_02 on request slip.

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Loose items removed from (P314/24/1) comprising Association Annual Report 1947, loose accounts etc. and personal letter from E. McDonald, Cherrybank, Bearsted to Miss [Edith] Curling [Rochester?] concerning bereavement, 4 June 1944. Including stamped envelope
Date: 1944 - 1948
Quantity: 1 bundle/6 items
Result number 25 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_30_01 on request slip.

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Copy letter to Kent Archives Office concerning a box “which contained various things from various organisations in the village” buried in the recreation ground and due to be opened “in about two hundred years hence.”
Date: 1979
Quantity: 1 item
Result number 26 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01B_01 on request slip.

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St. James at Grain Parish Church

Incumbent, service of the church

Registers

Register of baptisms


Date: 1942-1981
Quantity: 1 volume
Result number 27 - Please quote Reference: P314_ISLE_OF_GRAIN_ST_JAMES_1653_1973/P314_01D_01 on request slip.

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St. James at Grain Parish Church

 

Incumbent, service of the church

 

 

Register of marriages

NB entries after 1940 are not digitised. 

 


Date: 1837-1992
Quantity: 1 volume
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