The hundred of Bewsborough: Introduction

The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9. Originally published by W Bristow, Canterbury, 1800.

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Edward Hasted, 'The hundred of Bewsborough: Introduction', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9, (Canterbury, 1800), pp. 374. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-kent/vol9/p374 [accessed 14 June 2024].

Edward Hasted. "The hundred of Bewsborough: Introduction", in The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9, (Canterbury, 1800) 374. British History Online, accessed June 14, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-kent/vol9/p374.

Hasted, Edward. "The hundred of Bewsborough: Introduction", The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 9, (Canterbury, 1800). 374. British History Online. Web. 14 June 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-kent/vol9/p374.

THE HUNDRED OF BEWSBOROUGH

The Antient Fortification at Coldred.

LIES next adjoining to that of Kinghamford, lastdescribed. It contains within its bounds the several parishes of
1. SHEBBERTSWELL.
2. COLDRED.
3. WHITFIELD.
4. WEST LANGDOK.
5. GUSION.
6. OXNEY.
7. ST. MARGARET.
8. WEST CLIFFE.
9. EWELL.
10. RIVER.
11. POLTON.
12. HOUGHAM in part.
13. BUCKLAND. And
14. CHARLTON in part.

And the churches of those parishes, and likewise part of the parishes of WOOTTON, LIDDON, and WALDERSHARE, the churches of which are in other hundreds.

A court leet is held for this hundred, at which two constables are chosen, for the upper and lower half hundreds. This court is held at Bewsborough Cross, near the Cross-hand, between Archers-court and Old Park. The court is opened under a tree at the usual place, and from thence adjourned.