Wymynswold, Kent Family History Guide

Wymynswold is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.

Alternative names: Wimblingswold, Womenswold, Womenswould, Wymyngweld

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1574
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1577

Nonconformists include: Plymouth Brethren and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Barham
  • Kingston
  • Ickham
  • Sibertswold
  • Nonington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOMENSWOULD, a parish in Bridge district, Kent; 2½ miles S of Adisham r. station, and 7 SE of Canterbury. Post town, Canterbury. Acres, 1,010. Real property, £1,267. Pop., 276. Houses, 51. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, not reported. Patron, the Archbishop. The church is good.

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: Bridge
Probate Court: Pre-1547 - Court of the Exempt Jurisdiction of Wingham, Post-1546 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Pre-1845 - Rochester, Post-1844 - Canterbury
Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 - None, 1845-1873 - Bridge, Post-1872 - East Bridge
Poor Law Union: Bridge
Hundred: Wingham
Province: Canterbury