Chillenden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1559
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1562
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CHILLENDEN, a parish in Eastry district, Kent; 2 ¾ miles ENE of Adisham r. station, and 6 ½ W of Deal. Post-town, Goodnestone, under Sandwich. Acres, 196. Pop., 127. Houses, 29. The parish gave name to a famous prior of Canterbury, who died in 1411. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £130. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church belonged to the priory of Leeds; and is a very small late Norman structure, with E. perpendicular windows.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Eastry
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1873 – Bridge, Post-1872 – East Bridge
Poor Law Union: Eastry