Place:


Charlton Near Dover  Kent

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Charlton Near Dover like this:

CHARLTON-NEAR-DOVER, a parish in Dover district, Kent; on the river Dour and the Southeastern railway, contiguous to the north side of Dover, and mostly within Dover borough. It has a post office,‡ of the name of Charlton, under Dover. Acres, 381. Rated property, £7,254. Pop., 4,093. Houses, 761. The property is much subdivided. The surface is hilly and picturesque; and there are paper, oil, and corn mills. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £93.* Patron, the Rev. J. Monins. The church was rebuilt in 1820. There is a national school.

Charlton Near Dover through time

Charlton Near Dover is now part of Dover district. Click here for graphs and data of how Dover has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Charlton Near Dover itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Charlton Near Dover, in Dover and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20706

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019


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