Old Romney  Kent


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Old Romney like this:

ROMNEY (Old), a parish in Romney-Marsh district, Kent; 2 miles W by N of New Romney, and 5 S E of Appledore r. station. Post-town, New Romney, under Folkestone. Acres, 2, 535. Rated property, £4, 720. Pop, 151. Houses, 26. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £246. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is ancient; was recently restored; has a tower and spire; and contains a curious Norman font, and somebrasses and tablets.

Old Romney through time

Old Romney is now part of Shepway district. Click here for graphs and data of how Shepway has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Old Romney itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Old Romney, in Shepway and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st July 2024

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