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Nonington Parish

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Your Online Parish Clerk for Nonington is:

Kris Ellis

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Nonington is, ecclesiastically, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Bridge.  The church is named for St. Mary with registers commencing 1538.

Nonington is a village and a parish in Eastry district, Kent.  The village stands in a champaign tract, near the London, Chatham and Dover railway, 2 miles southeast of Adisham rail station, and 6 miles southwest of Sandwich;  and has a post office under Sandwich.

The parish contains also the hamlets of Ratling, Holt Street, Frogham and Acol.  Acres, 4,081.  Real property in 1860, £5,270.  Population in 1861, 896.  Houses, 185.  The property is subdivided.

Fredville House belonged formerly to Sir Brook Bridges;  passed, by marriage, to J. P. Plumptre, Esq.;  and stands in a picturesque park, containing a remarkable oak tree, 36 feet in girth, and 30 feet high.  St. Alban's Court belonged formerly to the Culpepers;  passed, in the time of Queen Mary, to the Hammonds;  and is now the seat of W. O. Hammond, Esq..

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £176 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury.  The church is chiefly early English;  consists of nave, aisle, and two chancels, with west tower;  and is in good condition.

There are national schools, alms houses, and some charities.1
1John Marius Wilson, comp. The Imperial Gazatteer of England and Wales.  (London, England:  A. Fullerton & Co., 1870).

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  • Land Tax Assessments 1799-1805

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