Wymynswold, Kent Family History Guide
Wymynswold is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.
Alternative names: Wimblingswold, Womenswold, Womenswould, Wymyngweld
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1574
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1577
Nonconformists include: Plymouth Brethren and Primitive Methodist.
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].
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