Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
KINGSDOWN is a village four miles S.E. of Sittingbourne, and seven miles S.W. of Faversham. The population in 1851 was 211. It has a small church, the Rev. H. J. Hordern, is the incumbent. Dungate is half a mile N.W.; Hole Street is another place in the parish.
Letters received through Sittingbourne, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.
Champion, William, farmer
Elvy, Mrs., Fox Hunters
Pack Edward, grocer, &c.
Smith, James, farmer
Stevens, Samuel, maltster
Stevens, John, sen., maltster
Strouts, Felix, farmer, Kingsdown Court
Strouts, John, farmer, Hole Street