Blackmanstone, Kent

Historical Description

Blackmanstone, a parish in Kent, 5 miles ESE of Ham Street station on the S.E.R. Post town, Folkestone; money order and telegraph office, Dymchurch. Acreage, 300; population of the civil parish, 11; of the ecclesiastical, with Dymchurch and Eastbridge, 629. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury; value, £44. Patron, the Archbishop.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Kent
Hundred Worth
Lathe Shepway
Liberty Romney Marsh
Poor Law union Romney Marsh

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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