OS Grid Reference: TQ5161
The 1841 population was 1,021

Administrative Units

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

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

Shoreham Map North West Kent Family History Society

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume VI (Sevenoaks Registration District).

For ordering details see Census CD-ROMs on the Publication List page.

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Shoreham, St Peter & St Paul

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church.

Original Registers

These date from 1558.
St Peter & St Paul - Sep 1998
St Peter & St Paul Shoreham North West Kent Family History Society


  • Wesleyan: (1836). No information on registers.
  • Wesleyan: Romney St. (1846). No information on registers.