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Bidborough

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"BIDBOROUGH, a parish in the hundred of Washlingstone, lathe of Aylesford, in the county of Kent, 2 miles to the S.W. of Tunbridge Wells, its post town. Hops are cultivated here, and there are several mineral springs. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury, of the value of £227, in the patronage of Mrs. Deacon. The church has a Norman entrance, and is dedicated to St. Lawrence. A charitable bequest for the benefit of the poor produces about £23 per annum."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2010]

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