LYMPNE, with the hamlet of COURT-AT-STREET, is a small village, three miles west
of Hythe, two miles and a half S.W. of Westenhanger station. The church of St.
Stephen is a fine building. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the
Archbishop of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. Edwin Biron, M.A., vicar.
The population in 1851 was 552.
Eldergate is half a mile west; Bellevue, a quarter of a mile west; Beacon House,
a quarter of a mile N.W.; Berwick, one mile N.E.; Cold Harbour, three quarters
of a mile N.W.; Otterpool, one mile N.W.
Letters are received through Hythe, which is also the nearest Money Order
Biron, Rev. Edwin, M.A., Vicar.
Bourne, William, farmer, Berwick
Brenchley, John, miller
Brooks, Thomas, blacksmith
Brooks, William, shopkeeper, Court-at-Street
Burch, Thomas, farmer, Court-at-Street
Butcher, Stephen, shopkeeper
Down, William, beer retailer, Court-at-Street
Eason, James, County Member, and shoe-maker
Fagg, Sladden, shoemaker
Farmer, George, farmer, Court-at-Street
Hammon, Stephen, master of National School
Hart, James, farmer, Otterpool
Hills, Thomas, farmer, Court-at-Street
Haile, George John, veterinary surgeon
Hooker, Thomas, farmer, Court-at-Street
Idenden, William, carpenter and wheelwright
Keeler, Richard, shopkeeper
Keeler, William, blacksmith
Meek, Thomas, shopkeeper, Court-at-Street
Newman, John, farmer, Little Berwick farm
Post, William, grazier, Studfall House
Rolfe, George, bricklayer
Rolfe, James, farmer
Sherwood, John, parish clerk
Stevens, William, proprietor of cottages
Stiles, William, shoemaker
Stanham, James, farmer, Castle Farm
Thornley, Mr, farmer
Wanstall, George, farmer
Waters, William, farmer, Little Otterpool
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