Over the centuries Nonington has appeared in various county histories.

VILLARE CANTIANUM: OR, KENT SURVEYED AND ILLUSTRATED BY THOS PHILPOTT, 1659.

A TOPOGRAPHIE OR SURVEY OF THE COUNTY OF KENT. BY RICHARD KILBURNE OF HAWKHURST, ESQUIRE. PUBLISHED IN 1659.

NONINGTON BY WILLIAM HASTED, PUBLISHED IN 1800.

NONINGTON BY W.H.IRELAND, PUBLISHED IN 1829