Place:


Chislet  Kent

 

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

CHISLETT, a parish in Blean district, Kent, on a branch of the river Stour, and on the Ashford and Ramsgate railway, 1 mile NW of Grove Ferry r. station, and 6 NE of Canterbury. It has a post office under Canterbury. Acres, 6, 835; of which 160 are water. Real property, £13, 552. Pop., 1, 072. ...


Houses, 239. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the see of Canterbury. Chislett Court is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £231.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is modern, and in the early English style. There are Independent and Wesleyan chapels, a free school, and charities £110

Chislet through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2863

Date accessed: 30th March 2017


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