The History of Rainham
An introduction to the history of the parish
Welcome to my History of Rainham website. These pages are designed to offer a brief but informative introduction to the village's history. Please use the hyperlinks to explore historic Rainham.
A nineteenth century map of Rainham.
"A Picture Book of Old Rainham," Meresborough Books, 1982
"Local Legends," by Edwin Harris, 1898
"The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent," by Edward Hasted, 1797.
"Kent Life," Alan Major, 1982
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Copyright S. Holley, 2001
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