Ulcombe  Kent


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

ULCOMBE, a parish, with a village, in Hollingbourn district, Kent; 4 miles NNE of Headcorn r. station, and 6 NE of Staplehurst. It has a post-office under Staplehurst. Acres, 3,529. Real property, £4,498. Pop., 621. Houses, 135. The manor, with U. Place, belongs to the trustees of the late Hon.H. ...

Wandesford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £600.* Patrons, the Trustees of the late Hon.H. Wandesford. The church is early and decorated English, includes a chapel founded by the St. Leger family, was once collegiate, and has been repaired. There is a national school.

Ulcombe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd September 2023

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