The hundred of Blackheath
Introduction and map

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Institute of Historical Research

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Author

Edward Hasted

Year published

1797

Pages

339-340

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'The hundred of Blackheath: Introduction and map', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 1 (1797), pp. 339-340. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53779 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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THE LATH OF SUTTON AT HONE


The North-east View of the Remains of Eltham Palace

The North-east View of the Remains of Eltham Palace

CONTAINS

THE FOLLOWING HUNDREDS:
I. BLACKHEATH.
II. BROMLEY AND BECKENHAM.
III. RUXLEY.
IV. LITTLE AND LESNES.
V. DARTFORD AND WILMINGTON.
VI. AXTANE.
VII CODSHEATH.
VIII. WESTRAM AND EATONBRIDGE.
IX. SOMERDEN.

THE HUNDRED OF BLACKHEATH.


Map of Blackheath hudred

Map of Blackheath hudred

THIS hundred is called in Domesday the hundred of Grenviz (or Greenwich), which name it did not keep long, for in the 7th year oF king Edward I. it was called by its present name, the king being then lord of it. It is divided into two half hundred— the Upper and the Lower half hundred, each of which has a constable, who has jurisdiction over the whole of it; both arc chosen at the court leet of the hun. dred.

IT CONTAINS THESE PARISHES:
1. DEPTFORD, as far as lies within this county.
2. GREENWICH.
3. CHARLTON with KIDBROOKE.
4. WOOLWICH.
5. ELTHAM with MOTTINGHAM.
6. LEE.
7. LEWISHAM. And part of CHESILHURST.

And all the churches of those parishes, except Chesilhurst.