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    St Margarets at Cliffe, Dover, Thanet with Dover

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    St Margarets at Cliffe Public Houses

    ST. MARGARET-AT-CLIFF, WEST CLIFF, and OXNEY. These villages are four miles N.E. of Dover, and half a mile from each other. St. Margaret-at-Cliff is about half a mile from the sea. The population in 1851 was 763, The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. Edward Boys, M.A., curate. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret, and is said to be the oldest in England ; was
    repaired and restored in 1836. Reach Court is half a mile south of St. Margaret, and Wanstone one mile. West Cliff has a population of 129. The church is small, dedicated to St. Peter. The living is a vicarage; is in the incumbency of the Rev. Charles H. V. Sumner, M.A. Oxney has 26 inhabitants, and is two miles north of St. Margaret, but has no church.

    POST-OFFICE. - Hammond Upton, Receiver. Letters arrive from Dover, which is
    also the nearest Money Order Office.

    GENTRY.
    Banks, William John, Esq., Oxney Court
    Boys, Rev. Edward, M.A., Curate
    Royce, Lieutenant, Coast Guard
    Temple, Henry, Commander, R.N.


    TRADERS.

    Baker, Thomas, farmer
    Coleman, William, farmer, West Cliff
    Curling Henry, farmer
    Curling, Finnis, farmer
    Curling, William, farmer
    Dixon, Thomas, blacksmith, etc
    Drew, Stephen, Green Man
    Bastes, Gilby, farmer, West Cliff
    Eastes, R., Swing Gate, and farmer, West Cliff
    Elgar, John, farmer
    Elwin, Mrs. Ann, farmer
    Elwin, Henry, farmer
    Elwin, John, auctioneer and valuer
    Farrier, Samuel C., shopkeeper
    Finnis, _, carpenter, etc
    Goldsack, John, Red Lion
    Goldsack, William, carrier
    Hambrook, George, blacksmith
    Kingsford, Henry, tailor
    Lacey, George, farmer
    Land, George Hutton, farmer
    Marks, Richard, baker
    Newing, William, grocer
    Page, Mr. E., lodging house keeper
    Pilcher, James, farmer, East Vale, East Cliff
    Pilcher, William W., farmer
    Potts, Mary, schoolmistress
    Rigden, Charles, bootmaker
    Temple, James, boarding school for gentlemen
    Temple, Mrs. Mary, ladies' boarding school
    Tucker, Mrs. Elizabeth, beer retailer
    Tucker, Stephen, bricklayer
    Upton, Hammond, bootmaker and postmaster

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