Nursted, Kent Family History Guide

Nursted is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Other places in the parish include: Nash Street

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1721

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Northfleet
  • Cobham
  • Longfield
  • Meopham

Historical Descriptions

Nursted

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NURSTED, a parish in North Aylesford district, Kent; ½ a mile N of Meopham r. station, and 4 S by W of Gravesend. Post-town, Meopham, under Gravesend. Acres, 510. Real property, £1,420. Pop., 57. Houses, 9. Nursted Court belongs to the Edmeades family; is a modernized ancient structure; and was originally a fine specimen of the domestic architecture of the early part of the 14th century. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £230. Patron, the Rev. W. H. Edmeades. The church consists of nave and chancel, with porch and tower; and is good.

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

Nash Street

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Nash-Street, a hamlet in Nursted parish, Kent; 3 ¼ miles S of Gravesend.

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: North Aylesford
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester
Diocese: Rochester
Rural Deanery: Pre-1862 - Rochester, Post-1861 - Cobham
Poor Law Union: North Aylesford
Hundred: Toltingtrough
Province: Canterbury