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Herne, a parish in the hundred of Bleangate, lathe of St Augustine, county of Kent, 5¾ miles NNE of Canterbury, containing 1675 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury, rated in the king's books at £20. 16. 3. The church, dedicated to St. Martin, has a tower and other portions in the early style of English architecture, with insertions in the later and decorated styles. There is a place of worship for Independents and Wesleyan Methodists. In the channel near the bay, numerous fragments of Roman earthenware have been found, supposed to be the vestiges of a cargo of pottery wrecked whilst the Romans were in Britain. At Herne Sheel is a pleasure fair on Easter Monday. (Lewis)
The Visitations of Kent, 1619 (p. 101)
Sciant p'sentes et futuri qd. ego Thomas DANE de p'rochia de Herne in co'
Cantij dedi concessi & hac p'senti Carta mea confirmavi Thomas BLIJSE et
Thomae QUEETE de predict p'rochia duas peceas terrae meae iacent seperatim in
predict p'rochia in Burgo de Haghe data apud Herne predict. vicesimo 3o Die
Mensis Janu. Anno regni Regis Henrici sexti post conquestum Angliae Vicesimo
tertio Hijs testibus Johanne NOTTINGHAM Johanne PERCIVALL Johanne DOWNING
Jacobo HAMPTON, Willi'mo JOHNSON et multis alijs &c."
A rough translation of the above provided by Combs Researcher Joe Kendalll:
"I Thomas DANE of the Parish of Herne in the county of Kent, by my charter i confirm unto Thomas BLISS and Thomas QUEET of this parish two pieces of land of mine adjacent and seperate in this parish in Burgo of Hage near Herne. 23 Jan in the Reign of Henry the sixth after the conquest of England in his reign the 23 year [ca 1445]. His witness John NOTTINGHAM, John PERCIVALLO, John DOWNING, James HAMPTON, William JOHNSON and many others."
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