Wouldham, Kent Family History Guide
Wouldham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Kent.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1538
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1718
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
- Rochester St Margaret
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WOULDHAM, a parish, with a village, in Malling district, Kent; on the river Medway, 1¾ mile So I Cuxton r. station, and 3 SSW of Rochester. Post town, Rochester. Acres, 1,612; of which 80 are water. Real property, £3,543; of which £1,579 are in quarries. Pop., 433. Houses, 79. W. Hall is the seat of W. Peters, Esq.; and W. house , of W. Sankey, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of R. The church is partly Norman, but chiefly late perpendicular.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Malling
Probate Court: Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester
Rural Deanery: Pre-1862 – Rochester, Post-1861 – Cobham
Poor Law Union: Malling
Hundred: Larkfield; Rochester Borough