Chart Sutton, Kent Family History Guide

Chart Sutton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names: Chart Sutton, Chart next Sutton Valence

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1634

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Langley
  • Sutton Valence
  • Staplehurst
  • Boughton Monchelsea

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Chart-Next-Sutton-Valence, or Chart-Sutton, a parish in Hollingbourne district, Kent; on the verge of the Weald, 4 ½ miles SSE of Maidstone r. station. It has a post-office, of the name Chart-Corner, under Staplehurst. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £4,868. Pop., 693. Houses, 130. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, not reported. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Rochester. The church was much injured by lightning in 1775; but is now good, and has a fine spire.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Kent
Civil Registration District: Hollingbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Sutton
Poor Law Union: Hollingbourne
Hundred: Eyhorne
Province: Canterbury