OS Grid Reference: TQ6240
The 1841 population was 1,093

Administrative Units

Pembury 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.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Peter (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. St Peter Upper Church: Hastings Rd.  Church built 1846-7.   Original registers from 1910.


  • Baptist: Bopeep.  (1834). No information on registers


  • Independent: Bethel, Lower Green.  (1835-1885 demolished). No information on registers


  • Wesleyan:   (1835) later Hastings Rd (1884-?). No information on registers


For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map