Selling  Kent


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

SELLING, a village and a parish in Faversham district, Kent. The village stands near the London, Chatham, and Dover railway, 3½ miles S E by S of Faversham; and has a station with telegraph on the railway, a post-office under Faversham, and a fair on Whit-Tuesday. The parish contains also the hamlet of Gushmore, and comprises 2, 463 acres. ...

Real property, £5, 193. Pop., 575. Houses, 131. S. Court, Woodlands, Luton. House, Sole Street House, Owens Court, and the Vicarage are chief residences. Shottendon Hill has a triangularcamp of 2 acres, and commands a fine view. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £357.* Patron, Lord Sondes. The church is early English, and good.

Selling through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th May 2022

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