Stanford  Kent


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

STANDFORD, a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Elham district, Kent; near Westonhanger r. station, 2½ miles NW by N of Hythe. It has a post-office under Hythe. Acres, 1,181. Real property, 1,982. Pop., 294. Houses, 55. The manor belongs to J. Fitz-patrick, Esq.; and most of the land to Lord Strangford. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, not reported. Patron, the Rev. W. Tylden. The church, except the chancel, was rebuilt in 1846. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £10.

Stanford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2024

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