Fairfield, Kent Family History Guide

Fairfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1564

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Iden
  • Brookland
  • Snargate
  • Appledore
  • Ebony
  • Brenzett

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Fairfield, a parish in Romney-Marsh district, Kent; near the military canal, 2 ¾ miles SSE of Appledore r. station, and 6 ¼ WNW of New Romney. Post town, Appledore, under Staplehurst. Acres, 1,203. Real property, £2,939. Pop., 69. Houses, 12. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £57. Paton, the Earl of Guildford. The church is a brick building.

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Kent
Civil Registration District: Romney Marsh
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – None, 1844-1864 – Lympne, Post-1863 – South Lympne
Poor Law Union: Romney Marsh
Hundred: Aloesbridge
Province: Canterbury