OS Grid Reference: TQ5546
The 1841 population was 1,245

Administrative Units

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

The ancient parish included a detached portion, this was transferred to Hildenborough at its creation in 1844.

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume VI (Sevenoaks Registration District).

For ordering details see Census Publications.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  • St Mary (Ancient Parish church) 


  • Independent: Evangelical.  (1870).   Original registers from 1870.
West Kent map