Cuxton, Kent Family History Guide

Cuxton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1719

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Cobham
  • Wouldham
  • Rochester St Margaret
  • Luddesdown
  • Strood St Nicholas
  • Halling

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Cuxton, a parish in North Aylesford district, Kent; on the river Medway, and the Strood and Maidstone railway, 2 ¾ miles SW by S of Strood. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Rochester. Acres, 1,756; of which 70 are water. Real property, £2,189. Pop., 441. Houses, 81. The property is divided among a few. The surface is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £346. Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is old, and was reported in 1859 to need repair.

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: North Aylesford
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester
Diocese: Rochester
Rural Deanery: Rochester
Poor Law Union: North Aylesford
Hundred: Shamwell
Province: Canterbury