Place:


Stoke  Kent

 

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

STOKE, a parish, with a village, in Hoo district, Kent; on the Medway estuary, 7 miles NE of Strood r. station. It has a post-office under Rochester. Acres, 3,999; of which 435 are water. Real property, £5,056. Pop., 557. Houses, 118. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £180.* Patron, J. Pearson, Esq-The church is of the time of Edward I. There are Baptist and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Stoke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6417

Date accessed: 14th October 2019


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