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Your Online Parish Clerk for Worth is:  VACANT.  

Worth is, ecclesiastically, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the archdeaconry of Canterbury and in the deanery of Sandwich.  The church is named for St. Peter & St. Paul with original registers commencing 1720.

Worth, or Word, a parish, with a small village and two hamlets, in Eastry district, Kent;  on the coast, 1-1/2 miles south-south-east of Sandwich rail station.  It has a post office under Sandwich.  Acres, 7,431;  of which 1,285 are water.  Real property in 1860, £7,753.  Population in 1861, 430.  Houses, 87.  The property is much subdivided.

Upton House is the seat of J. Henderson, Esq..

There are two coast-guard stations.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury.  Value, £375 with a habitable glebe house.  Patron, the Archbishop.  The church is ancient but good.

Worth, a hundred in Shepway lathe, Kent;  containing 5 parishes.  Acres, 5,150.  Population in 1851, 834.  Houses, 140.1

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

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