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Kemsley, Kent

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Kemsley, Kent

Kemsley today is a suburb of Sittingbourne in Kent, England. At the end of the 19th century it was simply a row of cottages beside a brickworks http://www. old-maps. co. uk/IndexMapPage2. aspx until, in 1924 when Edward Lloyd (publisher) built the new Paper mill. The site was served by the creek which allowed the transport of raw materials to the site. At the same time he built a "garden village" to house his employees; that village comprises much of Kemsley today.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ9066
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Population6,100 (2005)

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