OS Grid Reference: TQ6759
The 1841 population was 431

Administrative Units

Ryarsh 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 covered by Kent FHS.

Ryarsh Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Ryarsh, St Martin

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1559.
St Martin - Mar 1998
St Martin Ryarshn North West Kent Family History Society


  • Baptist: Jireh, Chapel St. Built 1863-4, now Strict Baptist. No information on registers.