Denton (near Gravesend) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names: Denton near Aylesford

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • East Tilbury
  • Cobham
  • Chalk
  • West Tilbury
  • Ifield
  • Milton-next-Gravesend

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENTON, a parish in North Aylesford district, Kent; on the river Thames and the North Kent railway, 2 miles E of Gravesend. Post town, Chalk, under Gravesend. Acres, 1,320; of which 130 are water. Pop., 101. Houses, 23. There is no church.

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: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Rochester
Poor Law Union: North Aylesford
Hundred: Shamwell
Province: Canterbury

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