Place:Denton (Gravesend), Kent, England

NameDenton (Gravesend)
Alt namesDanetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 147
Danitonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 147
TypeCivil parish, Suburb
Coordinates51.4333°N 0.4°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoStrood Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1935
Gravesend, Kent, Englandtown which absorbed Denton in 1935.
Gravesham (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another Denton (near Dover) in Kent.

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Gravesend absorbed Milton (1914), Denton, Chalk and part of Northfleet, including Claphall, Singlewell and King's Farm (1935).

A nineteenth century description

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Denton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"DENTON, a parish in North Aylesford [registration] district, Kent; on the river Thames and the North Kent railway, 2 miles E of Gravesend. Post town, Chalk, under Gravesend. Acres: 1,320; of which 130 are water. Population: 101. Houses: 23. There is no church."

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