The hundred of Barkley
Introduction

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Institute of Historical Research

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Edward Hasted

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1798

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130

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'The hundred of Barkley: Introduction', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 7 (1798), pp. 130. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63399 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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THE HUNDRED OF BARKLEY

LIES the next north-eastward from that of Cranbrooke. In the 20th year of king Edward III. it is spelt Berdekely.

This hundred, which is within the lower division of the lath of Scray.

CONTAINS wITHIN ITS BOUNDS THE GREATEST PART OF CONTAINS WITHIN ITS BOUNDS THE GREATEST PART OF THE PARISH OF
BIDDENDEN,

With the church, and part of the parishes of BENENDEN, CRANBROOKE, FRITTENDEN, HALDEN, HEDCORNE, and SMARDEN, the churches of which are in other hundreds. One constable has jurisdiction over it.