North Cray  Kent


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

CRAY (North), a parish in Bromley district, Kent; on the rivulet Cray, 1 mile NNE of Foots-Cray, and 3¼ N by E of St. Mary Cray r. station. Post town, Foots-Cray, under London, S. E. Acres, 1, 443. Real property, £4, 526. Pop., 578. Houses, 111. The property is divided among a few. ...

North Cray Place belonged to the Hetheringtons, and passed to the Coventrys. Vale Mascall is the seat of Abraham Shore, Esq. Ruxley or Rokeslie was once a separate parish; and had a church, in late decorated English, now converted into a barn. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £396.* Patron,Vansittart, Esq. The church is very good. A school has £21 from endowment; and other charities £6.

North Cray through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th July 2024

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