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During their time in Gloucestershire, the Hook family became acquainted with the Rev. T.

Burham, St Mary the Virgin. Now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, the building outlasted its Victorian replacement.

The Wesleyan Chapel in Church Street was built in 1847, with a School at the rear added in 1873.

St Mary's church, Burham, was designed by E. W. Stephens of Maidstone and was built by J. G. Naylar and Sons in 1881 at a cost of £4,500.

Aylesford, the Friars. The Carmelite Order was established here in 1242.

The first meetings of Methodists in Snodland are said to have been in 1873 in the open air, and then in the tiny house of James Rand (c.1842-1920)

Earliest records of Non-Conformists worshipping in Snodland are certificates granting meeting-houses in various homes from 1816.

A replacement for the first Independent Chapel at Snodland was begun in the autumn of 1854 and was consecrated on Good Friday, 6 April 1855.

The Congregational Church in Snodland High Street was built by Joshua Wilford and opened for worship on 28 November 1888 with a service conducted b

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