Place:Stodmarsh, Kent, England

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NameStodmarsh
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.3008°N 1.1828°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoBridge Rural, Kent, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1934
Wickhambreaux, Kent, Englandcivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1934
Canterbury (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Stodmarsh is a small village 5 miles to the east of Canterbury in east Kent, England, overlooking the valley of the River Stour.

Stodmarsh is now part of the parish of Wickhambreaux in the City of Canterbury District. The parish had a 2001 population of 479 in the 2001 UK census.

The name Stodmarsh is derived from the Saxon words "stode", meaning mare, and "merse", a marsh, demonstrating its former use of pasture for cattle among the marshes.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Stodmarsh.

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