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Otham pub history index
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
OTHAM is a village and parish, three miles S.E. from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 357. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. The living is a rectory, in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Brockman Tatton, M. A.; Rev. Hugh Hodgson, M.A., curate. Green Hill is half a mile east; Stone Acre, half a mile S.E.; Gore Court, half a mile south; Rum wood Green, one mile and a half S.E.
POST-OFFICE. - Thomas Weekes, Receiver. Letters received through Maidstone,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office.
Hodgson, Rev. Hugh, M.A., Curate | Reed, Mrs. Ann
Betts, Daniel, farmer
Belts, Mrs. Elizabeth, farmer
Bishop, William, farmer
Britchard, Richard, farmer
Catt, George, farmer
Cook, Henry, grocer, etc.
Dudding, Phinis, Horse Shoe, and boot maker
Masters, Thomas, blacksmith
Milner, John, wheelwright
Sampson, Edward C., shoemaker
Watts, James Edward, farmer
Weekes, Thomas, postmaster
Wiles, William, farmer