Place:


Wouldham  Kent

 

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

WOULDHAM, a parish, with a village, in Malling district, Kent; on the river Medway, 1¾ mile So I Cuxton r. station, and 3 SSW of Rochester. Post town, Rochester. Acres, 1,612; of which 80 are water. Real property, £3,543; of which £1,579 are in quarries. Pop., 433. Houses, 79. W. Hall is the seat of W. Peters, Esq.; and W. house , of W. Sankey, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £300.* Patron, the Bishop of R. The church is partly Norman, but chiefly late perpendicular.

Wouldham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6502

Date accessed: 26th January 2022


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