THE HUNDRED OF FAVERSHAM.
LIES the next eastward from that of Middleton.
It is written in the book of Domesday, Favreshant,
by which name it was called in the 7th year of king
Edward I. the king and the abbot of Faversham being
then lords of it.
The hundred of Faversham, as it has been long since
written, contains within its bounds the parishes of,
1. FAVERSHAM in part.
11. STALISFIELD, with Beresfield.
15. OSPRINGE in part.
17. GOODNESTON; and
18. HARTY, in the Isle of
And the churches of those parishes, excepting OSPRINGE, and
likewise a part of the parish of SELLING and ULCOMB, the
churches of which are in other hundreds. Two constableshave
jurisdiction over this hundred.
The town and part of the parish of Faversham has
long since been made a separate jurisdictionfrom this
hundred, being within the limits and liberties of the
cinque ports, and a member of the town of Dover,
and having its own constables and officers, under the
jurisdiction of its own justices.