Wrotham

OS Grid Reference: TQ6059
The 1841 population was 2,949

Administrative Units

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

The ancient parish of Wrotham includes the settlements of Plaxtol and Borough Green, and also a detached portion known as Woodlands.

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

Wrotham Map North West Kent Family History Society

Wrotham

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Wrotham, St George

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1558.
St George - Oct 1997
St George Wrotham North West Kent Family History Society

Woodlands, St Mary

Church built 1850; parish created 1850 from detached part of Wrotham; now linked to Kingsdown.


Original Registers

These date from 1850.

Memorial Inscriptions (1990)

Transcript published by NWKFHS (Microfice F13) See MI Publications.
St Mary
St Mary Wrotham North West Kent Family History Society

Plaxtol, (no dedication)

Church built 1649; parish created 1844 from Wrotham St George.

Original Registers

These date from 1648.
(no dedication) - Jul 1998
No dedication Plaxtol Wrotham North West Kent Family History Society

Platt, St Mary, Longmill Lane

Church built 1841-42; parish created 1846 from Wrotham St George.

Original Registers

These date from 1885.
St Mary - Sep 1999
St Mary Platt Wrotham North West Kent Family History Soviety

Borough Green, Church of the Good Shepherd

Church built 1906; ecclesiastical parish created 1974 from Wrotham and Ightham.
Church of the Good Shepherd - Sep 2013
Church of the Good Shepherd Borough Green Wrotham North West Kent Family History Society

Baptist: Borough Green, Chapel

Chapel errected 1817.

Original Registers

These date from 1818.
Baptist: Borough Green, Chapel
Baptist Borough Green Chapel North West Kent Family History Society