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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


GREAT CHART is a village and parish, two miles west from Ashford
Station; sixty-nine miles from London; thirty-three miles from Maidstone;
and sixteen miles from Canterbury; in the Hundred of Chart and Long-
ridge and Union of West Ashford, East Kent. The church is a handsome
structure; the living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury
; the Very Rev. George Pellew, the Dean of Norwich, is the incumbent.
The Wesleyans have a meeting-house. The population in 1851
was 754. Bucksford is half a mile east on the Stour; Singleton half a
mile east; Nin House half a mile north; Goldwell, at the source of the
Medway, three quarters of a mile N.W.; Moat House a quarter of a mile
S.W.; New Street and Four Elms half a mile S.W.; and Singleton Green
one mile and a half south.

POST-OFFICE - Charles Small, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at
Ashford.

GENTRY.
Barton, Miss
Cutt.en, Thomas, Mr.
Durtnell, Miss
Pellew, Hon. and Rev. George, Dean of Norwich
Sawyer, John Mills, Esq.
Streeter, George, Esq.
Toke, Rev. Nicholas, Goddington Park
Tickner, Mrs.

TRADERS.
Andrews, Henry, miller, Wortin Mill
Beeching, John, farmer
Bennett, Richard, wheelwright
Bingham, James, blacksmith
Bishop, John, farmer
Briggs, James, shoemaker
Burden, James, bricklayer
Buss, John, farmer
Buss, George Edward, farmer
Datton, John, farmer
Fry, William, farmer
Gould, Henry, shoemaker
Greenhill, Edward, farmer
Grist, G., the Swan
Hayward, Stephen, farmer
Hill, Clark, farmer
Hill, John, farmer
Hutton, J. Arthur, miller, Ruckford Mill
Marshall, George, farmer
Norton, James, carpenter
Overy, Robert, farmer
Paine, George, farmer
Padgham, William, carpenter
Shorter, Stephen Thomas, farmer
Sawyer, John Mills, farmer
Skinner, George, blacksmith
Small, Charles, postmaster
Spicer, Richard, farmer
Tolhurst, James, farmer
Waghorne, Thomas, grocer
Willmott, James, baker
Wood, George, beer retailer

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