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Past Glimpses

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Here you can take a look into the past and see what it was like to live in the Faversham area in bygone years.

Faversham in the 1830s
Faversham in the 1830s

Jubilee Celebrations 1897
Jubilee Celebrations 1897

17th Century

After the 16th century, which had seen so many changes in the town’s fabric and infrastructure, the 17th seems to have been one of consolidation.
Find out more on our Faversham in the 17th Century page.



The parish of Faversham comprehends 2,270 acres, and had in 1831 a population of 4,429, less than one-tenth agricultural. Find out more on our Faversham in 1836 page.


A glimpse into the past through an edited extract from a Faversham directory of 1897.
Find out more on our Faversham in 1897 page.