Lidsing, or Lidgen

LIDSING, or Lidgen, a vill, in the parish of Gillingham, union of Medway, hundred of Chatham and Gillingham, lathe of Aylesford, W. division of Kent, 4 miles (S. S. E.) from Chatham; containing 44 inhabitants. It comprises 439 acres, of which 119 are in wood. Here is a chapel of ease. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for a yearly rent-charge of £100, and there is a glebe of 10 acres.

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

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