In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hartley like this:
HARTLEY, a parish in Dartford district, Kent; 2 miles SW of Meopham r. statien, and 6 SE of Dartford. Post town, Meopham, under Gravesend. Acres, 1, 178. Real property, £1, 572. Pop., 244. Houses, 47. Some of the land is under hops. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £275. Patron, ReV. E. Allen. The church was restored in 1862. There is a national school..
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hartley, in Sevenoaks and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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