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Grade II Listed
Rigdens
The Square
C = Church of St. Mary the Virgin


Demography
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YearNameAddressRelationConditionGenderAgeOccupationPlace of birth 
1939Maria A RigdenThe Square SingleF86Retired School Teacher 
1939Blanche H RigdenThe Square SingleF79Retired School Teacher 
1939Laura J RigdenThe Square SingleF72Retired School Teacher 
1939Alice C RigdenThe Square SingleF70Retired School Teacher 
1939Norah Mabel Elizabeth RigdenThe Square SingleF64Retired School Teacher 
1911Maria Amelia RigdenThe SquareSisterSingleF50GovernessGrinsacre Farm Elham Kent
1911Alice Catherine RigdenThe SquareHeadSingleF48GovernessBarville Farm Dover Kent
1911Blanche Henrietta RigdenThe SquareSisterSingleF47GovernessFarthingloe Farm Dover Kent
1911Norah Mabel Elizabeth RigdenThe SquareSisterSingleF35Music TeacherShepherdswell Dover Kent
1901Maria Selina RigdenThe SquareHeadWidowF72Teacher Of MusicWestminster
1901Maria Amelia RigdenThe SquareDaughterSingleF44Teacher Of LanguagesElham
1901Alice Catherine RigdenThe SquareDaughterSingleF42General GovernessTilmanstone
1901Blanche H RigdenThe SquareDaughterSingleF40General GovernessDover
History
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   Rigden family through most of nineteenth century, and until death of Norah, last surviving daughter.
   This attractive group of 18th century houses has been renovated in recent years, and much enhanced by the narrowgarden border in front of them. While modernised inside, these housesstill retain a number of old features such as wide fireplaces, and occasional oakbeams. Narrow brickwork at the rear of two of these premises appear to remain from earlier 17th century buildings Elham Study
 1845 Tithe Apportionment 1845: 786, - Garden, 20 perch, owned and occupied by Robert Rigden
 1938 News in Brief. FAITHFUL SERVICE On our front page is announced the death of Constance Emma Rigden, of Elham, Kent, the former governess and devoted friend for 51 years of the family of the late Dr. and Mrs. Vere Nicoll. Brigadier & Mrs Fryer (she was daughter of H W Selby-Lowndes, Master of East Kent Hunt from 1900).
 1964 Court & Social. Brigadier and Mrs R.W.H.Fryer's permanent address is now Rigdens, The Square, Elham near Canterbury, Kent (telephone, Elham 372).
 1966 Listed by English Heritage
 2006 Rigdens The Square Bryan Badham
Ownership

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