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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    BOXLEY is a village, two miles and a half N.E. of Maidstone, and eight miles south from Rochester. The population in 1851 was 1508. The church dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient edifice, and contains some interesting monuments. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of th Dean and Chapter of Rochester; the Rev. Frederick Richards is the incumbent. Sandling is a hamlet of Boxley, two miles S.W. of Boxley, and one mile and a half north of Maidstone. Penenden Heath, the famous place of meeting for the county, is within this parish. Boarley is one mile west of Boxley; Weavering street and Grove Green are two miles and a half from Boxley, and one mile and a half from Maidstone; Vinters is one mile from Maidstone.

    POST-OFFICE. - Mrs. Sophia Davis, postmistress. Letters received through Maidstone,
    which is also the nearest Money Order Office. .

    GENTRY.

    Balston, Rev. Edward, Abbey
    Best, Mrs., Park House
    Burton, Captain Edward, Sandling House
    Crandell, William, Esq.
    Pavis, Captain Arthur.
    Espinasse, James, Esq., recorder of Rochester, Boseley Lodge.
    Fostal, Charles, farmer
    Filmer, Mrs.
    Fowle, Mr. William
    Franklyn, Thomas, Esq.
    Lushington, Edmund L., Esq.
    Robertson, James, Esq.
    Richards, Rev. Frederick
    Scratton, Daniel, Esq
    Stacey, Mrs., Sandling
    Townley, Rev. William, BMey Cottage
    Whatman, James, Esq.

    Public Houses in Boxley

    TRADERS.

    Atkins, Mark, maltster
    Avery, William Sharp, farmer
    Baker, George, beer retailer
    Barrow, George, blacksmith
    Barrow, Henry, farmer
    Betts, James, farmer
    Blinkhorn, Thomas, farmer and miller
    Bridgland, William, farmer
    Bridgland, Thomas, farmer
    Brooker, William, farmer
    Davis, Mrs. Sophia, postmistress
    Dawson, Richard, farmer
    George, George, farmer
    Grover, William, Running Horse, Sandling
    Green, James Edwin, bricklayer
    Hickmott, John, King's Arms
    Hills, George John, fanner
    Huggett, James, Bull Inn
    Kellick, Anthony, farmer
    Kellick, Jesse, farmer, Weavering street
    Lamb, Samuel, farmer
    May, Thomas, boot and shoemaker
    Miles, Thomas, beer retailer
    Millen, William, farmer
    Murrell, William, wheelwright
    Offin, Alfred, farmer
    Ongley, Thomas, Red Lion Inn
    Ottway, Thomas, Gibraltar Inn and Chiltern Hundreds Inn
    Parks, John, bricklayer and parish clerk
    Russell, George, plumber
    Smith, Kellick, miller
    Wallis, John, boot and shoe maker
    Wicks, Thomas, farmer

    And Last updated on: Monday, 13-Apr-2015 22:39:06 BST