The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 7. Originally published by W Bristow, Canterbury, 1798.
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THE HUNDRED OF SELBRITTENDEN
LIES the next eastward from that of Barkley. It is written in Domesday, Selebrist hundred, and afterwards in other antient records, Selebrichtindene. In the 20th year of Edward III. it is spelt Selbrightinden.
THIS HUNDRED CONTAINS WITHIN ITS BOUNDS THE PARISH OF
With the church, and part of the parishes of BENENDEN, HAWKHURST, and NEWENDEN, the churches of which are in other hundreds. One constable has jurisdiction over it.