West Malling (Malling, West)

OS Grid Reference: TQ6857
The 1841 population was 1,784

Administrative Units

West Malling fell within the Hundred of Larkfield. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Malling.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, PCC 1846-57.

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

For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

West Malling Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

West Malling, St Mary

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1698.
St Mary - Mar 1998
St Mary West Malling North West Kent Family History Society

Roman Catholic

  • St Thomas More: No information on registers.

Baptist: West Malling Swan St Chapel

Opened 1836, replacing a schoolroom used since 1827 at Edens Farm.
Holy Trinity, Larkfield - Jul 2005
Swan St Chapel West Malling North West Kent Family History Society