Elmsted  Kent


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

ELMSTEAD, a parish in Elham district, Kent; 4½ miles ESE of Wye r. station, and 6½ ENE of Ashford. It has a post office under Ashford, and a fair on 25 July. Acres, 2, 692. Real property, £2, 692. Pop., 492. Houses, 93. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £80. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is old but good.

Elmsted through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th June 2022

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