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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

LENHAM is a small town, seven miles N.E. from Headcorn, nine miles N.W. from Ashford, and nine miles and a half east by south from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 2,070. The church is an ancient edifice, and contains many ancient monuments. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. Charles Parkin, M.A., is the incumbent.
Shelve is one mile S.E.; Upper and Lower Ham, one mile west; Mackets, quarter of a mile S.W.; Leadencross Green, half a mile S.W.; Sandway, one mile S.W.; Bowley one mile and a half S.E.; Tophill, one mile north; Down's Court, one mile and a half N.E.; Warren Street, one mile and a half N.E.; Waterditch, one mile and a half east; West Street and Woodside Green, one mile and a half north; Bidding, one mile and a half
S.W.; Biggin Heath, one mile and a half S.W.; Upper and Lower Runham, two miles S.W.; Leverton or Leperton Street, two and a half miles S.W.; Morley, one and a half mile N.W.; Graftey Green, three miles S.W.; Greenhill, two miles and a half S.W.; Noat's Hill, two miles and a half S.W.

POST-OFFICE. - Edward Munk Day, Postmaster. Letters arrive through Maidstone.
Money Orders are granted and paid at the Lenham Office.

GENTRY.
Chapman, Mrs. Mary, High street
Conant, Rev. John William, Swadelands
Leigh, Hon. Thomas Pemberton, Terry hill
Parkin, Rev. Charles, M.A., Vicar
Rushbridge, Joseph, Esq.1, Grove Cottage
Tapper, Rev. Isaac William, Independent minister

Public Houses in Lenham

TRADERS

Alexander, James, farmer
Baker, Samson, Dog and Bear, and excise officer
Barton, Thomas, farmer
Barton, John, farmer
Bigg, John, baker
Bigg, William, tea dealer
Bishop, John Richard, farmer
Blaw, Mrs. Susan, dressmaker
Boorman, John, farmer
Bottle, the Misses Sarah and Catharine, ladies' school
Bottle, William, harness maker
Brenchley, William, farmer
Brooks, James, wheelwright
Brown, Thomas, parish clerk
Burbidge, Isaac, blacksmith
Burbidge, William, blacksmith
Burbidge, George, blacksmith
Buss, Edward, former
Cackett, John, hairdresser
Chapman, Thomas, farmer
Chapman, Thomas, maltster
Chayney, John, farmer
Clark, John, grocer
Clark, Lewis, shopkeeper
Clark, Nicholas and Thomas, bricklayers
Clements, William, farmer
Coast, William, carpenter and post-office, Sandway
Coast, William, carpenter
Cramp, Edward, farmer
Cruttenden, Thomas, baker and grocer
Day, Edward M., grocer and postmaster, and registrar of births and deaths
Day, Robert, tin plate worker
Elliott, John, linen draper
Else, John, shoemaker.
Farmer, Mrs. Fanny, farmer
Filmer, Edward, farmer
Filmer, William, shoemaker and grocer
Foord, George, seedsman, etc.
Gooding, John, tailor and hatter
Gooding, Samson, haircutter
Hadaway, Daniel, grocer and draper
Harrison, John, salesman
Hatch, James, land agent and farmer
Hope, William, farmer
Hope, Mrs., farmer
Howland, William, farmer
Hughes, John, shoemaker and grocer
Hughes, Mrs. Ann, farmer
Hughes, William, farmer
Jell, William, butcher
Janes, Stephen, blacksmith
Lurcock, William, grocer
Mullgate, Obadiah, farmer
Mills, Thomas, pork butcher
Neaves, Henry, farmer
Norrington, John, plumber and glazier
Norris, William, tailor
Palmer, James, Chequers
Payne, William, Harrow Inn
Payne, Thomas, Red Lion
Philpot, Thomas, farmer
Pollard, James, watchmaker
Potter, John, beer retailer and dealer
Potter, Miss Frances, straw bonnet maker
Potter, Job, shoemaker
Powell, William, farmer, East Lenham
Record, Richard, farmer
Russell, John Charles S., baker
Russell, William, farmer
Seager, William, farmer
Sedgwick, Edward, farmer
Smith, Peter, farmer
Smith, Thomas, salesman
Stickings, George, surgeon
Tanton, Robert, miller
Tanton, Edward, miller
Tappenden, Henry, farmer
Terry, James William, farmer
Tidge, William Henry, grocer and farmer
Tippen, James, watchmaker
Turner, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
Wakefield, James, shoemaker
Wakefield, Richard, blacksmith
Wakefield, Richard, Bull Inn
Wakefield, Miss Sarah, dressmaker
Waine, John, farmer
Ware, George, corn and coal dealer
Ware, George, farmer
Ware, Edmund, farmer
Weeks, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
Westover, Thomas, sen, farmer and lime burner
Westover, Thomas, jun., butcher
Winder, John, farmer
Woolhouse, Charles R., White Horse Inn, Sandway
Wilson, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
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