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  AllRefer.com - Kent, county, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The chalky North Downs cross the county from east to west, and to the south lie the fertile Weald and Romney Marsh.
Kent was one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.
In 1974, Kent was reorganized as a nonmetropolitan county.
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 Kent County, Maryland - from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia
Kent County is a county located in the state of Maryland.
In 1642, the Governor and Council appointed commissioners for the Isle and County of Kent.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.80% under the age of 18, 10.90% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 KENT - Online Information article about KENT
, the valley of the Medway in mid Kent, and the district of the Weald.
For the rearing of sheep Kent is one of the chief counties in England.
Population and Administration.The area of the ancient county is 995,014 acres, with a population in 1901 of 1,348,841 In 18or the population was 308,667.
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 Kent - Wikipedia
The two cities in Kent are Canterbury, the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Rochester, the seat of the Bishop of Rochester.
East Kent became one of the kingdoms of the Jutes during the fifth century AD (see Kingdom of Kent) and the area was later known as Cantia in around AD 730 and Cent in AD 835.
Kent is sometimes known as the 'Garden of England' because of its agricultural influence, extensive orchards and hop-gardens.
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Kent is a county in England, south-east of London.
Kent was originally one of the kingdoms of Jutes in England (see Kingdom of Kent), although its name derives from one of the Iron Age tribes of Britain, the Cantiaci.
The ceremonial county of Kent corresponds to the administrative county plus the Medway (or Medway Towns) unitary authority, created in 1998 when the then districts of Gillingham and Rochester were removed from the county.
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 KENT (COUNTY) - LoveToKnow Article on KENT (COUNTY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
KENT, WILLIAM (1685-1748), English "painter, architect, and the father of modern gardening," as Horace Walpole in his Anecdotes of Painting describes him, was born in Yorkshire in 1685.
The county is roughly triangular in form, London lying at the apex of the western angle, the North Foreland at that of the eastern and Dungeness at that of the southern.
The county is in the south-eastern circuit, and assizes are held at Maidstone.
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 Kent County, Delaware DE, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Kent County is one of 3 counties in Delaware.
The county is in the Dover metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 138,752.
This was an increase of 9.51% from the 2000 census.
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 Kent is a county in England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kent is a county in England, south-east of London.
The modern name Kent is derived from the Brythonic word 'Cantus' meaning a rim or border, being applied as a name to the eastern part of the modern county, and meaning 'border land' or 'coastal district.' Julius Caesar described it as Cantium, home of the Cantiaci in 51 BC.
East Kent became one of the kingdoms of the Jutes during the fifth century AD and the area was later known as Cantia in around AD 730 and Cent in AD 835.
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 County Of Kent England United Kingdom
106 KB Kent is a county in England, south-east of London.
The two cities in Kent are Canterbury, the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Rochester, the seat of the Bishop of Rochester.
Kent, because of its sobriquet "the Garden of England", might be regarded as a picturesque rural county, but farming is still an industry.
www.travelbritain.com /England/Kent/index.html   (287 words)

 Kent. Who is Kent? What is Kent? Where is Kent? Definition of Kent. Meaning of Kent.
Kent was originally one of the Saxon kingdoms of England (see Kingdom of Kent), although its name derives from one of the Celtic tribes of Britain, the Cantiaci.
As the closest part of England to the continent of Europe, it has frequently been the focal point for invasion attempts, and is traditionally the major embarkation point for overseas travel.
The area making up the present-day London boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham were part of Kent until 1889, and Bexley and Bromley were removed in 1965.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Kent   (300 words)

 Kent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Following the invasion of William the Conqueror the people of Kent adopted the motto Invicta meaning undefeated and claiming (quite wrongly) that they had frightened the Normans away, presumably in an attempt to defame the people of Hastings in neighbouring Sussex.
By the seventeenth century, tensions between Britain and the continental powers of Holland and France led to increasing military build-up in the county.
The ceremonial county of Kent corresponds to the administrative county plus the Medway (or Medway Towns).
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 KENT COUNTY, Rhode Island • Historic New England
Kent county is bounded N. by Providence county, E. by Providence bay, S. by Washington county, and W. by the state of Connecticut.
The surface of the county is generally rough and uneven: in the eastern part are tracts of level land.
The manufacturing interests of this county, particularly of cotton and wool, are very extensive and probably pursued with as much spirit and success as in any portion of the state.
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 tripodfamilytree122104 - pafg142 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Clement Lanier [Parents] was born in 1590/1592 in Greenwich, Kent County, England.
Susanna Lanier was born on 10 Jun 1633 in England.
Nicholas Lanier was born on 26 Mar 1635 in Greenwich, Kent County, England.
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 Kent - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kent (Ohio), city, Portage County, northeastern Ohio, on the Cuyahoga River, near Akron; settled about 1805, incorporated 1920.
Kent lies between the Strait of Dover on the south and...
- county in the southeastern corner of England, and a former Anglo-Saxon kingdom.
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 City Guide and Tourist Information for Kent England
Kent, England is located southeast of London England, just 21 miles from continental Europe.
Kent attractions include the Leeds Castle and the Dover Castle.
The town of Folkestone, in the south of Kent, is a charming English seaside resort that has a lovely promenade, picturesque harbor and a long sandy beach.
kent-england.net   (158 words)

The white and red of the wreath, are the colours of the Kent County Council arms, and of the device of the Ashford UDC, red also being the background of the Tenterden arms.
The white horse is that of Kent, and was seen in the device of the Ashford UDC and the medallion of the East Ashford RDC.
The white horse of Kent is from the arms of the County Council, and the long hammer is the symbol of Wat Tyler, by tradition a citizen of Dartford, who led the Kentish peasants in a revolt against unjust taxes, while the wheatsheaf represents agriculture.
www.civicheraldry.co.uk /kent.html   (3533 words)

 HATCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
County Kent, in England, is rich in early history, and the royal City of Kent is Canterbury, older than Rome itself.
To be buried in the churchyard of Sellynge.
His house was on Kent Street, and built as early as 1634; his house lot was the first south of Greenfield lane, so called, and undoubtedly the name of the street was called after the county from which he came.
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 New England Colonists - The Scudder Family
William Scudder (John Scudder) (1565-1607) of Darente, Kent County, England, is the cousin of Thomas Scudder.
John was born in 1590 at Herne Hill, in Canterbury, Kent County, England; and died September 30, 1659 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
John Scudder, of Barnstable, came to New England, from Kent, in 1635, at age 16 on the James to Boston, Massachusetts, and was thought to then have relocated in Charlestown.
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 Brockman Information
The surname has a long history in the county of Kent, England, and probably elsewhere in the UK where Dutch and German groups from the North Sea Bight would have easily landed during the various Germanic migrations to the island during the first millennium AD.
The family has figured prominently in the social and public life of the county, two of the Brockmans, Sir William Brockman and James Drake-Brockman, having served in the office of sheriff of Kent, and all those who inherited the Beachborough Estate were in the Commission of Peace for East Kent.
Henry was orphaned during the Commonwealth period in England and apparently exiled by Cromwell's Roundheads, as a result of his closest relatives' royalist activities.
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 Crocker ~ Ashley - Person Page 53
She was christened on 30 September 1582 at Harrietsham, county Kent, England.
Her body was interred on 30 April 1598 at Harrietsham, county Kent, England.
Stephen was born between 15 February 1578 and 1579 at Harrietsham, county Kent, England.
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 Kent Hospital in Warwick, Rhode Island. wound recovery, rehabilition and physical therapy, diagnostic imaging
Kent Hospital is an affiliate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical education.
Kent Hospital in cooperation wih Atria Harborhill of East Greenwich and the American Cancer Society presents "Finding your way to healthy eating during cancer treatment", a free program, on Thursday, March 22 at 6:30pm at Atria Harborhill.
Kent Hospital and the American Cancer Society, New England Dvision, have signed a collaborative agreement to work on education and outreach efforts.
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 Lucas-Family.org - James Tooke
William and Alice are buried in the church at Essenden, County Hertford, England.
William and Mary are buried in the church at Essenden, County Hertford, England.
James Tooke, Esquire, Auditor of the Court, of County Hertford, and St. Albans, London, England, born 29 July 1583, died 21 November 1655 married Dorothy Gray, born 1584, died 28 November 1655 daughter of John Gray of London, England.
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 PA-Roots Genealogy DataBoards :: Biographies - Lancaster County :: Baker, Thomas & Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
THOMAS BAKER, a retired farmer and surveyor of Colerain township, Lancaster county, was born at Chatham, Chester Co., Pa..
Thomas Baker was well educated in the public schools of Chester county, and for twenty years was a teacher in the public schools of Lancaster and Chester counties, pursuing that profession long after his marriage.
Mrs Baker was born in Chester county, in May 1834, and was for a number of years a teacher in Lancaster county.
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 Society of Genealogists - England: Kent Resources
County sources at the Society of Genealogists: Kent parish registers, nonconformist registers, marriage licences.
Peculiar jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Croydon and Shoreham: Marriage allegations 1707-1804 [Microfilm.] [Mf 4147-4150]
Monumental inscriptions in England relating to West Indians: Caribbeana, being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies, vol.
www.sog.org.uk /prc/kent.shtml   (1539 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Kent | County bids for radical fuel site
Kent County Council leader Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart said Kent would be able to build on its reputation for high quality agriculture and horticulture.
Sir Sandy told BBC Radio Kent the UN wanted a world centre which focused on scientific research and the "Garden of England" would be the right place.
He said the county was also home to the Wye agricultural college, near Ashford, and the Horticultural Research International site, near Maidstone, and located close to the centre of Europe.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/england/kent/4118560.stm   (276 words)

 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Kent's administrative headquarters are to be found in the town of Maidstone, with the historic cathedral city of Canterbury, Chatham, Rochester, Dover, Tunbridge Wells and the resorts of Folkestone, Margate and Ramsgate being the other major towns.
Kent's local government: The County of Kent is administered by a two-tier structure throughout the majority of the County by Kent County Council and the 12 District Councils of Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Shepway, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling and Tunbridge Wells.
Although western Kent is heavily populated all the county retains patches of ancient heathland along with pockets of old woods.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/kent.html   (1223 words)

 GenUKI - Kent Genealogy
This is a maritime county, and one of the most beautiful districts in this island; it includes within its boundaries numerous objects replete with interest, and towns of high importance, magnitude and beauty.
The ambit of the county is about one hundred and seventy-four miles; and its area comprises 1,537 square miles, or 983,680 statute acres.
In size it ranks as the ninth county in England, and in population as the sixth
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