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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


HIGHAM is a parish and village, with a railway station, three miles and  a half N. W. from Rochester, and five miles east from Gravesend. The population in 1851 was 843. The church is very ancient. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Master Fellows, and Scholars of. St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, to whom the manor belongs; the Rev. Joseph Hindle, B.A., is the incumbent. Lillechurch, Oakley, and Mockbeggar, are to the east.
POST-OFFICE - James rmatage, Receiver. Letters arrive from Rochester,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office,

Public Houses in Higham

GENTRY.
Hundle, Rev. Joseph, B.A., Vicar
Layton, Mr. James
 Tadman, Mrs. Mary

TRADERS.
Armatage, James, boot maker and post office
Barnes, William, farmer
Brooker, John, farmer
Brooks, George, market gardener
Butcher, George, market gardener
Chittenden, Stephen, miller
Cobb, Richard L., auctioneer, etc
Colver, John, shopkeeper
Dartnall, George, Rising Sun
Eastdown, Mrs. J., market gardener
East-down, William, farmer .
Fuller, William, market gardener
Hompstead, Joseph, market gardener
Hompstead, Thomas, market gardener
Lake, George, farmer
Latter, Mrs. Sophia, market gardener
Lindridge, Joseph, beer retailer
Marshall, George, market gardener
Porter, Robert, baker
Rayfield, George, blacksmith
Reynolds, William, Stone Horse
Steel, Charles, Chequers
Stunt, Frederick, fanner
Trood, William Stooker, Sir John Falstaff
Wallis, Stephen; market gardener
Weller, George, market gardener
White, Edward, market gardener
Whitebread, Thomas, market gardener
Wright, Benjamin, shopkeeper
Youens, Thomas, farmer

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