Wormshill, Kent Family History Guide

Wormshill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1700
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1564

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Frinsted
  • Milstead
  • Bredgar
  • Bicknor
  • Hollingbourne

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WORMSHILL, a parish in Hollingbourn district, Kent; 5 miles S by W of Sittingbourne r. station. It has a post-office under Sittingbourne. Acres, 1,467. Real property, £1,295. Pop., 253. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £260. Patron, Christ's Hospital, London. The church is plain. Charities, £12.

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: Hollingbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Canterbury
Diocese: Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Sutton
Poor Law Union: Hollingbourne
Hundred: Eyhorne
Province: Canterbury