Cheriton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1563
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1812
- Newington next Hythe
- Folkestone St Mary and St Eanswythe
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHERITON, a parish in Elham district, Kent; on the coast, and on the Southeastern railway, 2 ¾ miles W by N of Folkestone. It includes part of the village of Sandgate; and has a post-office under Hythe. Acres, 1,861, of which 75 are water. Real property, £10,498. Pop., 7,634. Houses, 342. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Newington, in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £657. Patron, the Rev. T. Brockman. The church is early English, and good; and has three brasses. The churchyard commands a picturesque view of the coast.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Elham
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Dover
Poor Law Union: Elham