Sheldwich  Kent


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

SHELDWICK, a parish, with a village, in Faversham district, Kent; 2¾ miles S of Faversham r. station. It has a post-office, of the name of Sheldwick-Lees, under F Faversham. Acres, 1,896. Real property, £3,199. Pop., 616. Houses, 119. The manor, with Lees Court, belongs to Lord Sondes. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £209.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter ofThe church is later English. There are a Wesleyan chapel and national schools.

Sheldwich through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th July 2018

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