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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

CHIDDINGSTONE, a parish and village, four miles S.E. from Edenbridge, seven south from Sevenoaks, and one mile and a half S.E. from Penshurst station, lies in the weald on the river Eden, and in the union of Sevenoaks. The population in 1851 was 1,269. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a large but an ancient building. The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. William Edward Hoskins, M.A.

POST-OFFICE, William Brook, Postmaster. Letters arrive, by foot-post, from br /> Edenbridge. The nearest Money Order Office is at Edenbridge.

GENTRY.
Gibbons, John, Esq.
Hoskins, Rev. Wm. Edward, M.A., Rectorbr /> Streatfield, Captain Henry


TRADERS.

Allard, John, blacksmith
Atkinson, William, farmer
Barley, William, farmer
Beard, John, farmer,
Brigden, Joseph, blacksmith
Brook, William, grocer and post-office
Carpenter, Charles, parish clerk .
Carpenter, William, master of national school
Chapman, John, blacksmith
Chatterton, William, farmer
Coomber, Henry, miller
Coomber, Stephen, cooper
Damper, Richard, farmer
Denton, William, beer retailer
Eagleton, Henry, tailor
Gasson, John, farmer
Haines, Thomas, farmer
Hale, Mrs., farmer
Hale, Abraham, farmer
Humphrey, James, bricklayer
Leigh, Charles, carpenter
Leigh, George, Castle
Merchant, Philip, farmer
Martin, William, farmer
Meads, John, farmer
Reynolds, William, farmer
Rye, Thomas, farmer
Rye, Thomas, farmer
Scott, Mrs. Alice, shopkeeper and post-office
Sherard, John, beer retailer
Skinner, Edward, farmer
Smashall, William, beer retailer
Stanford, Edgar, farmer
Stidolph, Godfrey, rake maker
Stourt, John, farmer
Wallis, Mrs., Chequers
Wallis, John, relieving officer
Wells, John, farmer
Wilson, William, boot maker
Young, James, miller


Leigh, Charles, carpenter br /> Leigh, George, Castle
Merchant, Philip, farmer
Martin, William, farmer
Meads, John, farmer
Reynolds, William, farmer
Rye, Thomas, farmer
Rye, Thomas, farmer
Scott, Mrs. Alice, shopkeeper and post-office
Sherard, John, heer retailer
Skinner, Edward, farmer
Smashall, William, beer retailer
Stanford, Edgar, farmer
Stidolph, Godfrey, rake maker
Stourt, John, farmer
Wallis, Mrs., Chequers
Wallis, John, relieving officer
Wells, John, farmer
Wilson, William, bootmaker
Young, James, miller


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