Place:Aloesbridge Hundred, Kent, England

NameAloesbridge Hundred
Located inKent, England
See alsoShepway Lathe, Kent, Englandlathe (administrative division) of which the hundred was a part
source: Family History Library Catalog

Wikipedia has very few articles on the hundreds of Shepway Lathe, but the map on the Shepway Lathe page should at least allow the reader to get an idea of the location of the individual hundreds. The Ordnance Survey maps referenced below are helpful, particularly the one from 1900.

Aloesbridge was an area northwest of the coastal liberty of Romney Marsh which also borders with Sussex.


Brenzett parish (ancient), civil parish
Brookland parish (ancient), civil parish
Fairfield parish (ancient), civil parish
Ivychurch parish (ancient), civil parish
Newchurch parish (ancient), civil parish
Snargate parish (ancient), civil parish
Snave parish (ancient), civil parish

Research tips

  • Kent County Council Archive, Local Studies and Museums Service. James Whatman Way, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1LQ. This incorporates the Centre for Kentish Studies in Maidstone and the East Kent Archives Centre near Dover.
  • Canterbury Cathedral Archives see the Archives web pages on the Canterbury Catherdral site.
  • For information on the area around the Medway Towns, have a look at Medway Council's CityArk site.
  • Ordnance Survey Maps of England and Wales - Revised: Kent illustrates the parish boundaries of Kent when rural districts were still in existence and before Greater London came into being. The map publication year is 1931. An earlier map of 1900 may also be useful. The maps blow up to show all the parishes and many of the small villages and hamlets. Maps in this series are now downloadable for personal use.
  • Steve Archer has produced a very useful round-up of the available census records for Kent - and where/from whom they are available.
  • Registration Districts in Kent for the period 1837 to the present. By drilling down through the links you can follow any parish through the registration districts to which it was attached.
  • Bishop's Transcripts for Kent parishes, 1558-1887, can be found on FamilySearch since February 2016
  • The Kent Family History Society and the North West Kent Family History Society are the most dominant, but there are also