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"STOKE, a parish in the hundred of Hoo, lathe of Aylesford, county Kent, 8 miles N.E. of Rochester, its post town, and 13 E. of Gravesend. The village is situated on the river Medway. A large portion of the land is marshy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester, value £180. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, or to St. Peter, is an edifice of Edward I.'s time. It contains the brass of a priest bearing date 1415. The parochial charities produce about £1 per annum. The Baptists and Primitive Methodists have each a chapel."

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

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