Postling  Kent


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

POSTLING, a parish in Elham district, Kent; 1¾mile N W of Westenhanger r. station, and 3 N of Hythe. Post-town, Hythe, Kent. Acres, 1, 560. Real property, £1, 731. Pop., 139. Houses, 25. The manor and most of the land belong to W. Deedes, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £246.* Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is ancient but good, and has a small spire. Kennet, author of " Roman Antiquities, " was a native; and hisfather was vicar.

Postling through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th May 2024

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