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Shipbourne

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"SHIPBOURNE, a parish in the hundred of Wrotham, lathe of Aylesford, county Kent, 4 miles N.E. of Tonbridge, its post town, and 6 S.E. of Sevenoaks. The village, which is of small extent, is chiefly agricultural. The land is partly in hop grounds. The living is a donative curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. The church, dedicated to St. Giles, has a tower containing five bells. In the churchyard are a number of yew trees. The parochial charities produce about £5 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes. The Lodge is the principal residence. Christopher Smart, the poet and translator of Horace, was born here in 1722, and died in 1771."

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

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