The village of Leigh in Kent dates back to the 11th century. Read articles relating to the history of Leigh and district from the medieval period onwards.

Family history

Articles relating to the many families who have lived in Leigh and the surrounding area. Includes registers of those buried in the churchyard of St Mary's and those commemorated on Leigh war memorial and Chiddingstone Causeway war memorial.

Around the parish

Leigh has several distinctive Victorian buildings around the Green and in the High Street, but many are even older. Maps, articles and early photographs relating to the buildings and institutions in Leigh, Powder Mills and the surrounding area.
Hall Place | Leigh School | St Mary’s Church