OS Grid Reference: TQ5765
The 1841 population was 466

Administrative Units

Kingsdown fell within the Hundred of Axtane. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Dartford.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

Known since 1948 as West Kingsdown.

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

Kingsdown 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)

Kingsdown, St Edmund the King

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1725.
St Edmund the King - Sep 1999
St Edmund the King Kingsdown North West Kent Family History Society