Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
SMEETH is a village and railway station, 16 miles from Dover, 19 miles from Canterbury, five miles S.E. from Ashford, in the hundred of Birchalt Franchise, and East Ashford union, lathe of Shepway. The church of St. Mary is small. The living is a rectory in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury ; the Rev. W. Knatchbull, D.D. is the incumbent. The population in 1851 was 469. Evegate, half a mile south; Water Farm, one mile S.E.; Lodge House, one mile east; Hill House, quarter of a mile east; Ridgeway, quarter of a mile north; Warren House, one mile N.E.
POST-OFFICE - Mrs. Elizabeth Vile, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at
Hughes, Edward, Esq., Hill. House
Hughes, William, Esq.
Knatohbull, Rev. Wyndham D.D., Rectory
Knatchbull, E. H., M.D.
Ames, Henry, farmer
Ashman, John, farmer
Epps, Richard, blacksmith
George, Henry, blacksmith
George, Jonah, wheelwright
Godden, Francis G,, Woolpack, and painter
Hobbs, Henry, miller
Hogben, William, grocer
Kendrick, George, farmer
Kingsmill, William, shoemaker
Martin, John, wheelwright
Murton, Frederick, farmer, Evegate Farm
Sampson, Frederick, farmer
Swaffer, Mrs. Sophia, grocer
Thornby, Jesse, carpenter
Thorp, William, farmer, Lodge House Farm
Webb, Thomas, baker
White, John, carpenter
White, William, farmer