OS Grid Reference: TQ7171
The 1841 population was 777

Administrative Units

Higham fell within the Hundred of Shamwell. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was North Aylesford.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Mary (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. St John Upshire or Mid Higham, Hermitage Rd.


  • Congregational: School Lane.  Built 1890, rebuilding of Ebenezer chapel (1821). No information on registers


For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map