Place:


River  Kent

 

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

RIVER, a village and a parish in Dover district, Kent. The village stands on the river Dour, adjacent to the London, Chatham, and Dover railway, 1 mile S E of Ewell r. station, and 2¼ N W of Dover; is picturesque and old-fashioned; and has a post-office under Dover. The parish comprises 1, 181 acres. ...


Real property, £3, 483. Pop., 445. Houses, 102. The property is divided among a few. Kearsney Abbey, Old Park, and Archers Court are chief residences. There are paper and cornmills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. . Value, £180.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church was rebuilt in 1832.

River through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6329

Date accessed: 16th October 2019


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