Burmarsh  Kent


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

BURMARSH, a parish in Romney-Marsh district, Kent; on the coast, adjacent to the Military canal, 3 miles SSW of Western hanger r. station, and 4 SW by W of Hythe. Post Town, Dymchurch, under Folkestone. Acres, 1,796. Real property, £4,612. Pop., 170. Houses, 32. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £220. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good.

Burmarsh through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2019

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