Place:Hope-All Saints, Kent, England

NameHope-All Saints
Alt namesHopesource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates50.9939°N 0.9271°E
Located inKent, England     ( - 1934)
See alsoRomney Marsh Rural, Kent, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
St. Mary-in-the-Marsh, Kent, Englandcivil parish to which the land was transferred in 1934
Shepway (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

Hope-All Saints (or simply Hope) was a civil parish until 1934 when it was absorbed into the civil parish of St. Mary-in-the-Marsh. It is very close to the large village of New Romney.

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

"HOPE-ALL SAINTS, a parish in Romney-Marsh [registration] district, Kent; ¼ mile NW by W of New Romney, and 5½ ENE of Appledore [railway] station. Post town, New Romney, under Folkestone. Acres: 1,464. Real property: £4,112. Population: 59. Houses: 9. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £173. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is in ruins."

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