A View of the Parish

We are sorry, there is no Online Parish Clerk for this parish.

We have no other information or data for this parish except what is accessed by or detailed on this page.

If you wish to volunteer for this post or have data you wish to contribute, please use the appropriate link at the bottom of this page.

Ickham is, ecclesiastically, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Bridge.  The church is named for St. John the Evangelist with original parish registers commencing 1557.

Ickham, a village and a parish in Bridge district, Kent.  The village stands on the Little Stour river, 2-1/2 miles northeast of Beaksbourne rail station, and 4-1/2 east of Canterbury;  and was anciently called Yecham.  The parish contains also Well hamlet, formerly a chapelry.  Post town, Wingham, under Sandwich.  Acres, 2,440.  Real property in 1860, £6,475.  Population in 1851, 588.  Houses, 118.  The property is divided among a few.

Lee Priory belonged formerly to the Barrets, and had a monastic appearance;  but belongs now to F. Philips, Esq., and has been altered and enlarged in the domestic pointed style.  Well Court belonged formerly to the Cliffords.

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £997 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury.  The church consists of nave and aisles, with a cross septiment and a tower;  and was recently repaired and beautified.  Charities, £15.1

1John Marius Wilson, comp. The Imperial Gazatteer of England and Wales.  (London, England:  A. Fullerton & Co., 1870).

In the section below, only active links appear in colour.

footer divider.jpg - 2344 Bytes

Contacts:   Volunteer      Donations & Gifts      Website issues      Advertising
Administrator, Kent OPC   for all other enquiries.

© 2010 Kent Online Parish Clerks, all rights reserved.  No part of this page or web site may be reproduced either in part or in its' or their entirety in any manner whatsoever without prior written permission of Kent Online Parish Clerks or its' assigns or successors, as the case may be, and the author hereof.  Privacy Policy    Terms of Use

http://www.kent-opc.org         This page was written & produced by Susan D. Young.         Last Modified:  

end page divider.jpg - 2344 Bytes