Ham (St. George)

HAM (St. George), a parish, in the union and hundred of Eastry, lathe of St. Augustine, E. division of Kent, 2 miles (S.) from the town of Sandwich; containing 24 inhabitants. It comprises 320a. 3r. 18p., of which about 224 acres are arable, 62 pasture, and 13 wood; a small quantity of hops is grown: the surface is undulated, and the soil chalky. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 6. 5½.; and in the patronage of the Crown; net income, £181. The glebe contains about 9 acres.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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