Place:


Ashford  Kent

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ashford like this:

Ashford, par. and market town, E. Kent, on the South-Eastern Ry., on river Stour, 14 miles SW. of Canterbury and 54 miles SE. of London by rail, 2850 ac., pop. 9693; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-days, Tues. and Sat. The town has mfrs. of damask and linen.

Ashford through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Ashford has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Ashford go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/36

Date accessed: 23rd August 2017


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