Place:


Ellington  Kent

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ellington like this:

ELLINGTON, a hamlet in St. Lawrence and Ramsgate parishes, Kent; near Ramsgate. Ellington House was the seat of the Thatchers, and passed to the Spracklyns and the Garrets; and, in 1652, in the time of the Spracklyns, was the scene of a horrible domestic tragedy.

The location is that of Ellington Park, as marked on street maps of Ramsgate. Additional information about this locality is available for Ramsgate

Ellington through time

Ellington is now part of Thanet district. Click here for graphs and data of how Thanet has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ellington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ellington, in Thanet and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24509

Date accessed: 24th September 2021


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