Place:Boughton Malherbe, Kent, England

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NameBoughton Malherbe
Alt namesBoltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 146
Boughton-Malherbesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.2°N 0.7°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoHollingbourne Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Maidstone (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality which has covered the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Boughton Malherbe is a village and civil parish in the Maidstone district of Kent, England equidistant between Maidstone and Ashford. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 428.

Boughton Place, a 16th-century manor house, was home to Sir Henry Wotton (1568 – 1639) and other members of the Wotton family and was later owned by the Earls of Chesterfield and the Earls Cornwallis. Many of the Wottons are buried in the Church of St Nicholas.

Aretas Akers-Douglas, 1st Viscount Chilston (1851–1926) who was a Home Secretary, lived at Chilston Park, and has a memorial stone dedicated to him in the village church.

Boughton Malherbe was a civil parish in Hollingbourne Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 has been part of the Maidstone non-metropolitan district.

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