Indexes for Maidstone, Kent
- Freemen Index - 1598-1842 (5816 freemen)
- An index of men granted freedom of the Borough of Maidstone either by
paternity, apprenticeship or purchase. See this example image.
- Maidstone Parish Register Extracts
- 3272 entries taken from my research notes and photocopies.
- Maidstone 1791 from Universal British Directory
- Maidstone 1824
- Directory of Maidstone 1847
- Directory of Maidstone and neighbourhood 1851
- Strays from Maidstone
- Mayors - 1649-1721
- Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy 1662
- Names of 269 persons taking or refusing to take these Oaths.
- Victuallers 1720 1748
- A list of pubs and coffee houses in Maidstone with the name of the
victualler granted a licence.
- Summons for Pavement Repairs
- A list of 72 persons in Maidstone receiving summons c.1760.
If you are lucky enough to have an ancestor on this list (as I do) it gives the street address.
- Strays and Soldiers
- A list of 576 persons married at Maidstone from 1754-1814 who were either from another parish or were soldiers.
- A Petition 1799
- A list of 167 inhabitants of Maidstone who signed a petition.
- Electoral Register 1832
- A list of 1106 men eligible to vote in Borough elections in respect of
either being a freeman living within 7 miles or occupying property worth £10.
- Electoral Register 1845
- A list of 75 persons receiving parish relief from Maidstone in 1834.
Some were living elsewhere. Contains ages, addresses and family information.
- Freeman's Roll 1835
- A list of 844 freemen of the Borough of Maidstone in 1835 giving their
place of residence. 450 were in Maidstone, 162 were in London, 135 were
elsewhere in Kent and 68 appear to be of unknown location.
- Memorial Inscriptions at All Saints Church
- A list of surnames recorded on MIs in the church and churchyard.
- Records of Maidstone Gaol
- Maidstone Journal 1786-1846
- An index to entries for six parishes in southwest Kent,
namely Edenbridge, Hever, Chiddingstone, Westerham, Brasted and Sundridge.
- History of Maidstone
- An index to names in the book.
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Created by Maureen Rawson