Wootton, Kent Family History Guide

Wootton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1546
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1560

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Barham
  • Sibertswold
  • Swingfield
  • Lydden
  • Denton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOOTTON, a parish in Dover district, Kent; 2½ miles WSW of Shepherds-Well r. station, and 7 NW of Dover. It has a post-office under Canterbury. Acres, 1,019. Real property, £1,370. Pop., 163. Houses, 29. The manor, with W. Court, belongs to J. Brydges, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £260. Patron, J. Brydges, Esq. The church is early English.

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: Dover
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1895 - Elham, Post-1894 - Dover
Poor Law Union: Dover
Hundred: Kinghamford
Province: Canterbury