Place:


Broomfield  Kent

 

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

BROOMFIELD, a parish in Hollingbourn district, Kent; on an affluent of the Medway, 6 miles ESE of Maidstone r. station. Post Town, Leeds, under Maidstone. Acres, 1,430. Real property, £1,431. Pop., 150. Houses, 25. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Leeds, in the diocese of Canterbury. The church is good. A fair is held on 16th May.

Broomfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5383

Date accessed: 09th December 2022


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