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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


    FARNINGHAM is a large village and parish, seventeen miles from Maidstone, five miles south from Dartford, and nine miles north of Sevenoaks.  The population is 701. The church, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, is built in the early English style. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. Andrew William Burnside is the incumbent.
    Charlton is half a mile S.E.; Beesfield, one mile S.E.; Pedham, one mile N.W.

    POST-OFFICE - Joseph Hearn, Receiver, letters are received through Dartford, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

    Public Houses in Farningham

    GENTRY.

    Barton, Mr. Henry
    Burnside, Rev. Andrew William, Vicar
    Colyer, Charles, Esq. Rashleigh, Charles, Esq., Hill House'
    Colyer, Thomas, Esq.
    Edwards, Mrs., Croft House
    Gay, Rev. John Holmes, Curate
    Payne, Colonel
    Rogers, Mr. Henry
    Rashleigh, Charles, Esq., Hill House
    Slaughter, Thomas G., M.D.
    Steele, John, Esq.
    Wilson, Rev. F., Curate


    TRADERS.
    Ayliff, George, tailor
    Bath, John, farmer, Moultam Hill
    Beckley, Phillis, ladies' seminary
    Bellingham, John, grocer
    Bellingham, Henry, farmer
    Bicknell, George, grocer
    Chilman, Stephen, carrier
    Collier, Robert, draper
    Davis, James, Red Lion Inn
    Dray, William, farmer
    Dray, William, and Co., agricultural engineers, Darenth Vale Iron Works,
    Farningham and Dartford
    Field, Henry, hairdresser
    Frost, John, baker
    Gandy, John, saddler
    Gandy, Louisa, draper
    Gibson, William, smith
    Gregory, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
    Hales, George, blacksmith
    Hearn, Joseph, postmaster and bootmaker
    Hodsoll, William, auctioneer
    Hollands, William, buss proprietor
    Hook, Stephen, grocer
    Howe, George, engineer
    Hunt, Frederick, surgeon
    Lockyer, Alfred, agent
    Martin, Mrs. Mary, butcher
    Moore, William, miller
    Norton, David, miller
    Phillips, Mrs. Jane, Bull
    Phillips, John, farmer, Manor Farm
    Sharwood, Jeremiah, carpenter
    Sharwood, T. M. G., tailor
    Slaughter, Thomas G., surgeon
    Smede, Thomas, bailiff
    Smith, William, farmer
    Stanford, Mrs. Ann, baker
    Stockley, Thomas C., painter, &c.
    Sparks, William, carrier
    Wallis, Rickeby, tailor
    Wallis, Samuel, Bricklayers' Arms
    Whitehead, Henry, watchmaker
    Woolley, Joseph, bricklayer

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