Hoo (St. Mary)

HOO (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hoo, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 5 miles (N. E. by N.) from Rochester; containing 297 inhabitants. It consists of 2196 acres, of which 42 are in wood. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £16. 12. 1., and in the patronage of Mrs. S. Burt: the tithes have been commuted for £74. 13. payable to the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, and £602 to the rector; the glebe comprises 11 acres.

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

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