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    HAWKHURST, a small town and parish three miles N.W. from Eclingham station, and five S.W. from Cranbrook, is in the hundred of East Barnfield and Cranbrook union, lathe of Scray, West Kent, and partly in Sussex. The church, dedicated to St. Lawrence, is an ancient edifice. The living is a perpetual curacy in the gift of the Dean and Canons of Christ Church, Oxford; the Rev. H. A. Jeffreys is the incumbent. The population in 1861 was 2,704. Scales Crouch is half a mile west; Delmonden, one
    mile N.W.; High street and Highgate, half a mile north; Lightfoot Green, one mile and a half north; Trenley, two miles north; Tubslake, three miles north; Gill's Green, two miles north; Beal's Green, one mile and a half north; Hocksley, one mile north; Four Wents, three miles north; Atwater, three miles north; Tilden, two miles and a half N.W.; Gun Green, one mile N.W.; 3?our Throws, one mile east. 

    POST-OFFICE. - Richard Harvey, Receiver. Letters are received through Staplehurst

    GENTRY.

    Adams, Richard D., Esq.
    Ayerst, Francis, Esq.
    Ayerst, Thomas, Esq.
    Baker, Mrs. Jane
    Beckwith, William, Esq., Magistrate
    Beecham, William Pain, Esq.
    Bell, John L., Esq.
    Bryant, John, Esq.
    Clarke, Mrs.
    Cloutt, Mrs.
    Durrant, Mrs. Lettice
    Fisher, Mrs. Elizabeth
    French, George, Esq.
    Gower, A., Esq.
    Green, Richard, Esq.
    Gregson, the Misses
    Harmer, William, Esq.
    Hartnell, Mrs.
    Herschell, Sir John, Bart., Collingwood House
    Hood, Mrs. Ann
    Jeffreys, Rev. Henry Anthony
    Jennings, Joseph, Esq.
    Lloyd, Edward, Esq.
    Maynard, Henry, Esq.
    McCabe, Peter Francis, M.D.
    Morris, Mr. Matthew
    Perigoe, Mrs.
    Piper, Jesse, Esq.
    Rolfe, John, Esq.
    Rolfe, Mrs.
    Robertson, James, Esq.
    Springett, John, Esq.
    Springett, Thomas B., Esq.
    Stevenson, George Robert, Esq.
    Upperton, John, Esq.
    Wetherell, Rev. Richard
    Young, Mrs. Elizabeth
    Young, Francis Ayerst, Esq.


    TRADERS.

    Adams, George T., grocer and draper
    Adams, John, butcher
    Avard, John, farmer
    Ayerst, Thomas, farmer and miller
    Ayerst, George, farmer
    Ballard, Caleb, shoemaker
    Bannister, William, boot and shoe maker
    Barham, John, tea dealer
    Barham, George, watch maker
    Barnett, Edward, nurseryman
    Bassett, John, shopkeeper
    Bishop, James, farmer
    Beecham, William Pain, solicitor
    Callow, John S., farmer
    Chapman, Joseph, tailor
    Chapman, Miss, dressmaker
    Cheeseman, Edmund, grocer
    Cheeseman, Jesse, saddler
    Cheeseman, John, beer retailer
    Collier, William, miller
    Comfort, Ebenezer, wheelwright
    Cooper, Charles, beer retailer
    Coppinger, Henry, tailor
    Couchman, Thomas, china and glass dealer
    Couchman, Mrs Sarah, day school
    Croft, Alfred, George and Dragon
    Cruttenden, Timothy, basket maker
    Davis, Edward, builder
    Delves, David, draper
    Doubell, James, chemist, stationer and news agent
    Doubell, William, tax collector
    Durrant, Samuel, registrar of births and deaths
    Durrant, Francis, farmer
    Durrant, John; farmer
    Durrant, John Mercer, farmer
    Durr'ant, Thomas Mercer, farmer
    Grisbrook, Thomas, butcher
    Guess, George, blacksmith
    Guest, Mrs. Sarah, straw hat maker
    Hall, Obed, grocer and draper
    Hall, William, baker
    Hammond, Edmund, farmer
    Harris, Thomas, watchmaker
    Harvey, Maty, stationer and bookseller
    Harvey, Mrs. Jane, milliner, &c.
    Harvey, Mrs. Mary Jane, tailor
    Harvey, Richard, builder, ironmonger, and postmaster
    Hayward, _, plumber, &c.
    Huggins, Peter, shopkeeper
    Huggins, William, beer retailer
    Hutchins, Henry Peter, Queen's Head
    Jewhurst, William, grocer
    Kilburne, Goodwin, academy
    Kine, Samuel
    Law, George, beer retailer
    Leonard, John, Royal Oak
    Lepper, William, shopkeeper
    Lovett, John, farmer
    Mansfield, Thomas, hairdresser
    Marchant, Geddion, baker
    Maskell, James, baker
    Maskell, William, bricklayer
    Message, John, carpenter
    Mills, George, farmer
    Ottaway, Mrs. Mary, saddler
    Padgham, John, butcher
    Pankhurst, William, shopkeeper
    Parker, Thomas, tea dealer
    Piper, Henry, bricklayer
    Piper, William, stonemason
    Port, Mrs. Ann, day school
    Reeves, Francis, farmer
    Reeves, James, boot and shoe maker
    Roberts, James, boot and shoe maker
    Roberts, Samuel, boot and shoe maker
    Russell, George; miller
    Robertson, James, surgeon
    Sands, Richard, blacksmith
    Sellinge, Samuel, blacksmith
    Sellman, William, farmer
    Southern, William, farmer
    Springett, Thomas B. solicitor
    Stapley, William, beer retailer'
    Stedman, George, plumber, &c.
    Taplin, George, gardener and seedsman
    Tobitt, Edmund, farmer, &c.
    Tobitt, Thomas, farmer
    Thwaite, Charles, Eight Bells
    Upperton, John, solicitor
    Waghorn, John, blacksmith
    Walker, Join, horse dealer
    Warren, William, millwright
    Watts, Thomas, farmer
    Wicken, James, brewer and beer retailer
    Wightwick, Humphery, farmer
    Williams, Samuel, hairdresser
    Willsher, George, farmer
    Winsor, Edward, butcher
    Woolvein, John, grocer and draper
    Young, Francis Ayerst, surgeon

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