Wickhambreaux, Kent Family History Guide

Wickhambreaux is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1563

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Littlebourne
  • Wingham
  • Ickham
  • Stodmarsh
  • Stourmouth
  • Chislet
  • Fordwich
  • Preston

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WICKHAMBREUX, a parish, with a village, in Bridge district, Kent; 2½ miles NE of Bekesbourne r. station, and 4½ E by N of Canterbury. It has a post-office under Sandwich. Acres, 2,310. Real property, £5,647. Pop., 461. Houses, 106. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £790. Patron, Admiral G. H. D’Aeth. The church is good; and there are a parochial school and charities £8.

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: Bridge
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1873 – Bridge, Post-1872 – East Bridge
Poor Law Union: Bridge
Hundred: Downhamford
Province: Canterbury