OS Grid Reference: TQ5570
The 1841 population was 1,128

Administrative Units

Sutton-at-Hone fell within the Hundred of Axtane. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Dartford.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, PCC 1846-57.

Sutton at Hone included the settlements of Hextable and Swanley (village and modern town).

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index and Page Images published on CD-Rom as part of CD8 (Dartford Registration District).
  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume V (Dartford Registration District).
  • 1891 Transcript published on CD-Rom as part of CD3 (Dartford Registration District).

For ordering details see Census Publications.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St John the Baptist (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. Swanley, St Paul School Rd, Swanley Village.
  3. Swanley, St Mary the Virgin St Marys Rd.


  • Baptist: Bethesda, Main Rd.  (1834). No information on registers


  1. Wesleyan: Main Rd, Hextable.  (1896). No information on registers
  2. Wesleyan: Ship Lane.  (1880). No information on registers
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