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Hawkinge

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"HAWKINGE, (or Hackynge), a parish in the hundred of Folkestone, lathe of Shepway, county Kent, 2 miles N. of Folkestone. It is situated about 1 mile from the road leading from Folkestone to Canterbury, and near the South-Eastern railway. The village is small, but neatly built. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury, value £140, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a very small structure."

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

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