The 1841 population was 144
Cooling fell within the Hundred of Shamwell. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Hoo.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.
United with Cliffe-at-Hoo parish in 1958.
See NWKFHS publications West Kent Sources and School Records for further information.
For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.
Church and Chapels (pre 1910)
Cooling, St James
Ancient Parish Church
These date from 1707.
St James - Apr 1998
- Wesleyan: Methodist Chapel, Spendiff. (1889). No information on registers.