Kent Football League (1894–1959)

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The Kent League was a football league which existed from 1894 until 1959, based in the English county of Kent. Another, unrelated, Kent League was formed in 1966, and is now known as the Southern Counties East Football League.

Champions[edit]

The champions of the league's top division were as follows:[1][2]

Season Champions
1894–95 Chatham
1895–96 Northfleet United
1896–97 Woolwich Arsenal Reserves
1897–98 Swanscombe
1898–99 Maidstone United
1899–1900 Maidstone United
1900–01 Maidstone United
1901–02 Cray Wanderers
1902–03 Sittingbourne
1903–04 Chatham
1904–05 Chatham
1905–06 Sheppey United
1906–07 Sheppey United
1907–08 Northfleet United
1908–09 Northfleet United
1909–10 Northfleet United
1910–11 Millwall Reserves
1911–12 Millwall Reserves
1912–13 Millwall Reserves
1913–14 Crystal Palace Reserves
1914–1919 no competition due to World War I
1919–20 Northfleet United
1920–21 Charlton Athletic Reserves
1921–22 Maidstone United
1922–23 Maidstone United
1923–24 Charlton Athletic 'A'
1924–25 Chatham
1925–26 Northfleet United
1926–27 Chatham
1927–28 Sheppey United
1928–29 Bexleyheath Town
1929–30 Gillingham Reserves
1930–31 Tunbridge Wells Rangers
1931–32 Northfleet United
1932–33 Margate
1933–34 London Paper Mills
1934–35 Northfleet United
1935–36 Northfleet United
1936–37 Northfleet United
1937–38 Margate
1938–39 Northfleet United
1939–1944 no competition due to World War II
1944–45 Gillingham[3] (may have been an
unofficial competition)
1945–46 Gillingham
1946–47 Margate
1947–48 Margate
1948–49 Ashford Town
1949–50 Ramsgate Athletic
1950–51 Folkestone Town
1951–52 Dover
1952–53 Folkestone Town
1953–54 Deal Town
1954–55 Snowdown Colliery Welfare
1955–56 Ramsgate Athletic
1956–57 Ramsgate Athletic
1957–58 Sittingbourne
1958–59 Sittingbourne

References[edit]

  1. ^ Non-League Football matters
  2. ^ RSSSF
  3. ^ Triggs, Roger (1984). Gillingham Football Club: A Chronology 1893–1984. Kent County Libraries. p. 54.