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North Cray Parish

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Your Online Parish Clerk for North Cray is:  VACANT.  

North Cray is, ecclesiastically, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Dartford.  The church is named for St. James with registers commencing 1538.

North Cray is a parish in Bromley district, Kent;  on the rivulet Cray, 1 mile north-north-east of Foots Cray, and 3-1/4 miles north-by-east of St. Mary Cray rail station.  Post town, Foots Cray, under London, S.E..  Acres, 1,443.  Real property in 1860, £4,526.  Population in 1861, 578.  Houses, 111.  The property is divided among a few.

North Cray Place belonged to the Hetheringtons, and passed to the Coventrys.  Vale Mascall is the seat of Abraham Shore, Esq..  Ruxley or Rokeslie was once a separate parish;  and had a church, in late decorated English, now converted into a barn.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £396 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, C. Vansittart, Esq..  The church is very good.

A school has £21 from endowment;  and other charities of £6.1
1John Marius Wilson, comp. The Imperial Gazatteer of England and Wales.  (London, England:  A. Fullerton & Co., 1870).


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