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Elmley / Isle of Elmley

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"ISLE OF ELMLEY, a parish in the lathe of Scray, county Kent, 3 miles S.E. of Queenborough. It is situated on, and nearly surrounded by, the Swale, across which there is a ferry to Milton. In the village is a coastguard station. The land is principally rich sheep pasture. It was once an island, but is now connected by a narrow neck of land with the isle of Sheppy. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury, value £340, in the patronage of All Souls' College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. James, and was for long in ruins, but has recently been repaired."

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

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