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Milton Regis, Kent

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Milton Regis, Kent

Milton Regis is a village in the district of Swale in Kent, England. Former names include Milton-next-Sittingbourne, Milton Royal, Middleton, Midletun and Middletune. It has a population of about 5,000. Today it is a suburb of Sittingbourne although this has not always been the case, Milton Regis has the older and richer history. Until around 1800 Sittingbourne was a smaller hamlet and under the control of the Manor of Milton Regis.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ8964
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Population4,801 (2005)

Other names by which Milton Regis, Kent has been known in the past

Middleton ~ Mideltun ~ Milton ~ Milton Next Sittingbourne

Milton Regis, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Milton next Sittingbourne, town and par., Kent, on creek of river Swale, on NW. side of Sittingbourne, 2558 ac., pop. 4219; has long been celebrated for its oysters, great quantities of which are sent to the London market; the church succeeded an earlier Saxon building.

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