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Staplehurst Parish

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Your Online Parish Clerk for Staplehurst is:  VACANT.  

Staplehurst is, ecclesiastically, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Sutton.  The church is named All Saints with registers commencing 1538.

Staplehurst, a village and a parish in Maidstone district, Kent.  The village stands near the Southeastern railway, 9 miles south-south-east of Maidstone;  and has a head post office, a railway station with telegraph, a hotel, and a fair on 11 October.  The parish comprises 5,737 acres.  Real property in 1860, £8,508.  Population in 1861, 1,695.  Houses, 321.  The property is much subdivided.

Staplehurst Place is the seat of H. Hoare, Esq..

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £1,200 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, St. Johnís College, Cambridge.  The church was restored in 1853.

There are an Independent chapel, two Baptist chapels, an endowed school with £35 a year, and charities of £28.1

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

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