Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CRAY (North)

CRAY (North), a parish in Bromley district, Kent; on the rivulet Cray, 1 mile NNE of Foots-Cray, and 3¼ N by E of St. Mary Cray r. station. Post town, Foots-Cray, under London, S. E. Acres, 1, 443. Real property, £4, 526. Pop., 578. Houses, 111. The property is divided among a few. North Cray Place belonged to the Hetheringtons, and passed to the Coventrys. Vale Mascall is the seat of Abraham Shore, Esq. Ruxley or Rokeslie was once a separate parish; and had a church, in late decorated English, now converted into a barn. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £396.* Patron,Vansittart, Esq. The church is very good. A school has £21 from endowment; and other charities £6.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: North Cray CP/AP       Bromley RegD/PLU       Kent AncC
Place names: CRAY     |     CRAY NORTH     |     NORTH CRAY
Place: North Cray

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