Place:Wateringbury, Kent, England

Alt namesOtrinbergesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 150
Otringesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 150
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.2554°N 0.417°E
Located inKent, England
See alsoMalling Rural, Kent, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Tonbridge and Malling (district), Kent, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Wateringbury is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England. The Wateringbury Stream flows into the River Medway just above Bow Bridge. It formerly powered three watermills in the village, one of which survives. Wateringbury railway station is on the Medway Valley Line.

Wateringbury was in Malling Rural District from 1894 until 1974. Since then it has been part of Tonbridge and Malling District.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Wateringbury. There is a long history section.

Kent Research Tips

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Civil Registration and Census

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Family History Societies

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Probate Records

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