OS Grid Reference: TQ6344
The 1841 population was 516

Administrative Units

Capel fell within the Hundred of Washlingstone. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Tonbridge.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, PCC 1846-57.

Capel included the hamlet of Five Oak Green.
Records for Capel and Tudeley are much intermixed.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Thomas a Becket (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. Five Oak Green, St Luke:   Original registers from 1894.


For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map