OS Grid Reference: TQ5466
The 1841 population was 701

Administrative Units

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

See NWKFHS publications West Kent Sources and School Records for further information.

Farnborough Map North West Kent Family History Society

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 CD-ROMs on the Publication List page.

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Farnborough, St Peter & St Paul

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1589.
St Peter & St Paul - Jul 2006
St Peter & St Paul Farnborough North West Kent Family History Society


  • Wesleyan: Built 1850, succeeded by chapel (1902). Original registers from 1856.