OS Grid Reference: TQ7269
The 1841 population was 2,881

Administrative Units

Strood fell within the Hundred of Shamwell. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was North Aylesford 1835-84, Strood 1884-1930.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Nicholas (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. St Mary Vicarage Rd.


  1. Independent: Zoar Chapel, High St.  (1796).   Original registers from 1791.
  2. Congregational: St Mary's Rd.  (1880). No information on registers


  1. Wesleyan: Frindsbury Rd.  (1887). No information on registers
  2. Wesleyan: North St.  (1859-1889 sold). No information on registers


For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Kent map