Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Pluckley

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Pluckley

Primary tabs

"PLUCKLEY, a parish in the hundred of Calehill, lathe of Shepway, county Kent, 6 miles E. of Ashford, its post town, 3 S.W. of Charing, and 19 S.W. of Canterbury. It is a station on the South-Eastern railway. The village, which is small, is wholly agricultural. The parish comprises the old parish of Pevington, and the hamlets of Malmains, Shurland, &c. The land is partly in hop grounds. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £700, and the glebe comprises 34 acres. The living is a rectory with that of Pevington annexed, in the diocese of Canterbury, value £595, in the patronage of the archbishop. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, was built by the Pluckleys in the reign of Henry II., and has a tower containing six bells. The interior of the church contains tombs, and three brasses, of the Derings of Surrenden-Dering, bearing date from 1490. The register dates from 1566. The charities produce about £17 a-year. There is a National school for both sexes. A fair is held on Whit-Tuesday for toys and pedlery, also a fair for cattle and swine on 6th December."

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

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Pluckley area or see them printed on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Pluckley which are provided by:

topup

Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Pluckley to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Pluckley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup