Whitstable, Kent

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Whitstable is a town in Kent

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Whitstable within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Whitstable in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Whitstable.-- seaport and par. with ry. sta. (Whitstable on Sea), Kent, 6 miles NW. of Canterbury by rail, 3601 ac. and 561 foreshore, pop. 4882; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Whitstable is the port of Canterbury, and carries on a considerable shipping trade, especially in coals. It has extensive oyster fisheries, for which it has been famous from the days of the Romans, the oysters of Whitstable being the most delicate in the market.

Whitstable in the Domesday Book

A village in Whitstable hundred, in the county of Kent.

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