Smarden, Kent

Smarden, Kent, 1612

Smarden, Kent, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Smarden, Kent, 1896


Michaelmas 1558: Kent. Thomas Beolde v. John Smythe late of Smerden in the county aforesaid surgyon, Thomas Cloughe late of Byddenden in the county aforesaid taylor and Alice his wife. Broke into his close and house at Byddenden, depastured his grass there (£10) with avers. Defendants have not come; had been ordered to be attached; have nothing; to be taken, to be here on the morrow of All Souls [3 November 1558]. Writ to execute delivered to Thomas Frankeleyn deputy sheriff. On which day Thomas Beolde comes. The defendants have not come; had been ordered to be taken; not found; sicut prius to be taken, to be here on the quindene of Martinmas [25 November 1558].