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Denton Parish

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Your Online Parish Clerk for Denton is:  VACANT.  

Denton is in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Elham.  The parish church is named for St. Mary with church registers commencing during 1560.

Denton is a parish in Dover district, Kent;  under Barham Down, 3-1/2 miles southwest of Shepherdswell rail station and 7-1/2 miles northwest-by-west of Dover.  Post town, Wooton, under Canterbury.  Acres, 1,062.  Real property, £1,221.  Population, 183.  Houses, 33.  The property is divided among a few.

The manor belonged to the Eardes;  and passed to the Peytons, the Boyses, the Whorwoods, the Markhams, and others.  Denton Court, a Tudor mansion, was the seat of Sir E. Brydges, and a visiting residence of the poet Gray.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £169 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, the Rev. G. C. La Motte.  The church is early English.1
1John Marius Wilson, comp. The Imperial Gazatteer of England and Wales.  (London, England:  A. Fullerton & Co., 1870).

 

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