Ivychurch, Kent Family History Guide

Ivychurch is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names: Ivechurch, Ivy Church

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1715
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1564

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lydd
  • New Romney with Hope
  • East Guldeford
  • Brookland
  • Lydd
  • Appledore
  • Old Romney
  • Snave
  • Midley
  • Newchurch
  • Brenzett

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

IVY-CHURCH, or IVECHURCH, a parish in RomneyMarsh district, Kent; 3 miles NW of New Romney, and 3½ ESE of Appledore r. station. Post town, New Romney, under Folkestone. Acres, 4,542. Real property, £12,515. Pop., 273. Houses, 50. The land is chiefly pasture. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £450. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with embattled tower.

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: 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: Romney Marsh Liberty
Province: Canterbury