The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8. Originally published by W Bristow, Canterbury, 1799.
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THE HUNDRED OF ST. MARTINS POUNTNEY
IS the next hundred to that of Aloesbridge southeastward. In the 7th year of king Edward I. the archbishop was lord of this hundred, as being within his manor of Aldington.
IT CONTAINS WITHIN ITS BOUNDS PART OF THE PARISHES OF
2. ST. MARIES; and parish of
And the churches of those parishes, and likewise part of the parishes of HOPE, NEWCHURCH, and NEW and OLD ROMNEY. One constable has jurisdiction over it. The whole of it lies within the levels of Romney and Walland Marshes.