Leaveland (St. Lawrence)

LEAVELAND (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union and hundred of Faversham, Upper division of the lathe of Scray, E. division of Kent, 4 miles (S. by W.) from Faversham; containing 100 inhabitants. It contains 345 acres, of which about 15 are in hop plantations, and 35 in wood. A fair is held in Whitsun-week. The living is a discharged rectory, united to that of Badlesmere, and valued in the king's books at £4.

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

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