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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


HOTHFIELD is a parish and village, three miles N.E. from Pluckley
Station; 65 from London, 3 miles N.W. from Ashford. In 1851 the population
was 408. There is a small church, and is dedicated to St. Mary;
the living is a rectory; Rev. Richard C. Swan, B.A., Rector. Godington
is one mile S.E.; Swinford is half a mile S.E.; Ripper's Cross half a mile
S.W.; Rutton one mile west; Broken Fostal one mile and a half N.W.;
West Street half a mile north; Surrenden is one mile and a half west;
Wooden Street one mile and a half north; Ashes one mile N.E., Yonsee
and Grafton one mile and a half N.E.; Potter's Corner one mile and a
half N.E.

POST-OFFICE, Westwell Common - Thomas Russell, Receiver. The nearest
Money Order Office is at Ashford.

GENTRY.
Hoare, Sir Edward, Bart., Little Hothfleld | Tufton, Sir Richard, Bart., Hothfleld place
Swan, Rev. Richard Charles, B.A., Rectory | Tuke, Rev. Frank

TRADERS.
Bourne, Daniel, farmer
Brown, William, farmer
Coast, John, Thanet's Arms
Longley, Charles, relieving officer
Phillips, George, farmer
Pickard, Sackville, farmer
Rutherford, Thomas, bailiff to Sir Richard
Standen, John, shopkeeper
Strouts, Edward, farmer, Yonsee Farm
Tappenden, Henry, miller, Potter's Mill
Thompson, William, registrar of births and deaths, and master of the Free School
Tuck, Miss Charlotte, farmer
Tufton, Bart.

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