Staple  Kent


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

STAPLE, a parish, with a village, in Eastry district, Kent; 2 miles ESE of Wingham, and 3 NE of Adisham r. station. It has a fair on 25 July; and its Post town is Wingham, under Sandwich. Acres, 1,009. Real property, £3,341. Pop., 520. Houses, 115. There are market-gardens. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £600.* Patron, the Archbishop ofThe church was repaired in 1847. There is a Baptist chapel.

Staple through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 05th December 2021

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