The hundred of Toltringtrow
Introduction

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Institute of Historical Research

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Edward Hasted

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1797

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301-302

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'The hundred of Toltringtrow: Introduction', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 3 (1797), pp. 301-302. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62859 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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THE LATH OF AYLESFORD


Upnor Castle, Kent

IS SITUATED THE NEXT EASTWARD FROM THAT OF SUTTON, And is so called in the Record of Domesday:
IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING HUNDREDS:
I. TOLTINGTROW.
II. SHAMEL.
III. HOO.
IV. CHATHAM AND GILLINGHAM.
V. MAIDSTONE.
VI. LARKFIELD.
VII. WROTHAM.
VIII. TWYFORD.
IX. LITTLEFIELD.
X. WASHLINGSTONE.
XI. BRENCHLEY AND HORSMONDEN.
XII. LITTLE BARNFIELD,
AND
XIII. EYHORNE.

ALSO THE LOWY OF TUNBRIDGE, THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, AND THE KING's TOWN OF MAIDSTONE;

AND THE LIBERTIES BELONGING TO THEM.

THE HUNDRED OF TOLTINGTROW.

THIS hundred is called, in some antient writings, Toltetern and Tollentr, and in Domesday, Tollentru.—In the return made of the several knights fees throughout England, by inquisition into the exchequer, in the 7th year of king Edward I. the archbishop of Canterbury appears to have been then lord of this hundred.

In the 20th year of king Edward III. on the levying forty shillings on every knight's fee, this hundred answered for four knights fees and an half.

IT HAS THESE PARISHES WITHIN ITS BOUNDS:
1. NORTHFLEET.
2. GRAVESEND.
3. MILTON.
4. IFIELD.
5. NUTSTED.
6. MEOPHAM,
AND
7. LUDDESON.