- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: There is another Denton (near Dover) in Kent.
- the following text is copied from an article in Wikipedia
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."