Whitfield, Kent Family History Guide

Whitfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names: Beaufield

Other places in the parish include: Church Whitfield

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1585
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1561

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Coldred
  • Guston
  • East Langdon
  • Buckland near Dover
  • River
  • Temple Ewell
  • Waldershare
  • West Langdon
  • Northbourne

Historical Descriptions

Whitfield

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WHITFIELD, a parish in Dover district, Kent; 2 miles NNE of Ewell r. station, and 3½ N by W of Dover. It has a post-office under Dover. Acres, 893. Real property, £1,876. Pop., 264. Houses, 54. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £150. Patron, the Archbishop. The church is good; and there is an Independent chapel.

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

Church Whitfield

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Church-Whitfield, a village in Whitfield parish, Kent; 3 ½ miles NNW of Dover. A fair is held here on 5 July.

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: Dover
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1884 - Dover, 1844-1886 - Sandwich, Post-1885 - Dover
Poor Law Union: Dover
Hundred: Bewsborough
Province: Canterbury