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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

ELHAM or Eleham, is a parish in Longborough hundred, and lathe of Shepway, twelve miles south of Canterbury. This place was formerly a market town. The population in 1851 was 1,207. The church is a fine edifice in the early English style. The living is a vicarage in the gift of Merton College, Oxford. Rev. W. Wodehouse, vicar.
Standen Hill is one mile east; Ladwood, Winterdown, Oad and Blandred, two miles east; Wick, one mile S.E.; Shuttlefield or Shettlefield, two miles south; Ottinge, one mile and a half S.W.; Rhoads, Minnis, Monkgate, and Mapheggar, two miles west;
Axted, half a mile west; Parkgate, three quarters of a mile N.W.; Greenacre, one mile and a half north; Bevans Green, two miles and a half north; Bladbean or Bladbin, two miles north; Wingmore, two miles and a half north; White-horse and Red-hook, three miles north; Lodge Lee, two miles north; Windgate and Rake's Hole, two miles N.E.

POST-OFFICE - Richard Keeler, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at Folkstone and Canterbury.

Public Houses in Elham

GENTRY.
Beattie, James, Esq.
Dale, Mr. William
Keeler, John Mr.
Wodehouse, Rev. Walker, M.A., Vicar
Woollett, Mrs.

TRADERS.

Andrews, William, farmer
Bailey, James, shopkeeper
Beattie, James, surgeon
Birch, Stephen, farmer
Bourne, Thomas, farmer
Bowes, William, grazier
Brice, William, farmer
Broadbridge, George, farmer
Camburn, George, butcher
Clayson, Thomas, grazier
Collier, William, farmer
Coltham, William, King's Arms
Coppin, George, carpenter and shopkeeper
Court, William, farmer
Crouch, Henry, farmer
Culling, Charles, carpenter school
Culling, William, grazier
Dale, John, farmer
Dunn, Samuel E., watchmaker
Ellen, Valentine, farmer
File, Charles, shopkeeper and farmer
File, Mrs. Elizabeth, farmer
File, Prederick, carpenter 
File, William, farmer
Floyd, Mrs. Charlotte, baker
Fordred, William, farmer
Foreman, Richard, carpenter
Fuller, Henry, farmer
Smith, Thomas, shoemaker
Gale, George, tailor
Gammon, George, farmer
Gosby, Richard, farmer
Gibson, William, tailor
Gilbert, George, farmer
Goldfinch, Henry, shopkeeper
Hambrook, Richard, farmer
Hambrook, Richard, jun., farmer
Hammond, Henry, miller
Harrison, F., the Palm-tree
Hogben, George, brewer
Hogben, Richard, farmer
Huxstep, Joseph, bootmaker
Johnson, William, shopkeeper
Keeler, Thomas, baker
Keeler, Richard, harness maker
Keeler, Thomas, farmer
Kelsey, John, farmer
Kelsey, Stephen, farmer
Mount, William, farmer
Noble, William, Rose and Crown
Norrington, Michael, farmer
Outhwite, William, master of the British
Palmer, William, farmer
Piloher, Thomas, farmer
Pitcher, John, carpenter
Quested, Matthew, farmer
Quested, Richard, blacksmith and farmer
Richards, Clement, bricklayer
Rigden, Robert, farmer
Rigden, Thomas,. New Inn
Rolfe, James, farmer
Rolfe, Richard, farmer
Rootes, John, farmer
Smith, William, farmer
Smith, William, farmer
Spicer, John, farmer
Stiff, James, farmer
Stroud, William, grazier
Walsh, James, drill-sergeant
Whitnall, Edward, farmer
Woollett, William .farmer
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