Yelsted  Kent


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

YELSTED, a village in Stockbury parish, Kent; 7½ miles NE of Maidstone.

The location is where the name "Yelsted" appears on the modern 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 maps. Our own First Series and New Popular maps call exactly the same settlement "Guildsted". Additional information about this locality is available for Stockbury

Yelsted through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th February 2024

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