Higham

OS Grid Reference: TQ7171
The 1841 population was 777

Administrative Units

Higham fell within the Hundred of Shamwell. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was North Aylesford.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester.

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

For project purposes this parish is covered by Kent FHS.

Higham Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Higham, St Mary

Church of England - Ancient Parish Church

Original Registers

These date from 1653.
St Mary - Apr 1998
St Mary Higham North West Kent Family History Society

Higham, St John Upshire, Hermitage Rd

or Mid Higham.

Church built 1862.

Original Registers

These date from 1862.
St John Upshire - Oct 1999
St John Upshire Higham North West Kent Family History Society

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: School Lane. Built 1890, rebuilding of Ebenezer chapel (1821). No information on registers.