OS Grid Reference: TQ5255
The 1841 population was 5,061

Administrative Units

Sevenoaks 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.

Sevenoaks included the settlements of Riverhead, Weald and Kippington.

Census Publications

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

For ordering details see Census Publications.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Nicholas (Ancient Parish church) 
  2. Weald, St George Church Rd.
  3. Riverhead, St Mary 
  4. St John the Baptist St Johns Hill.
  5. Kippington, St Mary Kippington Rd.

Roman Catholic

  • St Thomas of Canterbury: formerly Holy Trinity, Granville Rd.  Built 1896, incorporating earlier chapel (Holy Trinity, 1880).   Original registers from 1880.




  1. Wesleyan: St John.  (1802).   Original registers from 1796.
  2. Wesleyan The Green, Weald.
  3. Methodist:   Original registers from 1814.
West Kent map