- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Stockbury is a village near the town of Sittingbourne in Kent, England and is within the Maidstone Borough Council area.
In 1800 Edward Hasted noted, "It was called in the Domesday survey, Stochingeberge, in later records, Stockesburie, and then Stockbury. Most of the parish was within the hundred of Eyhorne and a division of West Kent."
Most of the parish is on a valley between Key Street, Sittingbourne and Detling Hill, Maidstone.
- end of Wikipedia contribution
Stockbury was a civil parish in Hollingbourne Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 has been part of the Maidstone non-metropolitan district.
- Edward Hasted (1732-1812) was the author of a major county history, The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent (1778–99).