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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.



    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    TENTERDEN is a market town, parish, and municipal borough, 18 miles from Maidstone, 26 miles from Canterbury, and nine miles from Headcorn railway station, in the lathe of Scray, and hundred and union of Tenterden. The town is very pleasantly situated on an eminence. It is well built, and lighted with gas. There is an annual fair on the first Monday in May, and the market day is on Friday. The town is governed by a Mayor, 4 Aldermen, and 12 Councillors Quarter sessions are held before the Recorder, Sir Walter Riddell, Bart. St. Mildred's church is a large and handsome edifice, in the perpendicular style, with a tower and peal of eight bells; Rev. P. Ward, M.A., incumbent. There are chapels belonging to the Wesleyans,
    Baptists, Unitarians, and Calvinists. The population in 1851 was 3,782.

    There are a town hall and assembly rooms, also an athenaeum in connection with the Society of Arts. Boar's Isle is one mile north; Lye Green, one mile S.E.; the Fostal, one mile and a half S.E.

    POST-OFFICE. - W. Bourner, Postmaster. Box closes at 8 A.M. for the day mail, and at
    7 JP.M. for night mail.

    GENTRY

    Atlay, Mrs.
    Austin, Mrs.
    Ballard, Mr. Samuel
    Beale, Seaman, Esq.
    Blackmore, Miss
    Boorman, Mr. Samuel
    Briggs, Mr. John
    Bright, Mr. William, Borough place
    Budgen, Mrs.
    Button, Mr. Charles, Good's hill
    Casingimm, Mrs., Oak's place
    Chambers, Miss
    Chennell, John, Esq.
    Chrismas, Mr. Thomas
    Collins, Mrs.
    Coveney, Mr. Joseph
    Croughton, Mrs., Herondon Hall
    Curteis, Miss
    Curteis, Mrs.
    Curteis, William, Esq.
    Dadson, Mr., West Cross
    Elphioke, Thomas, Esq.
    Eyres, Captain Harry, B.N.
    Godden, the Misses, Finohden
    Grisbrook, Mrs.
    Hatch, Mr. Benjamin, Leigh Green
    Hope, John, Esq.
    Howard, Mr, Thomas, Oak's place
    Hukins, Mr. James ',
    Hulke, Mr. Thomas, Summer hill
    Jacksfleld, Mrs.,Wellington place
    Judge, Miss
    King, Mrs.
    Loiigley, Mrs.
    Maee, Joseph, Esq.
    Mace, Mr. William Clark, Boar's Isle
    Mace, Miss
    Mack, Eev. John, Wesleyan
    Matson, Mrs.
    May, Mr. Thomas
    Mercer, Mrs.
    Mills, Miss
    Munn, Joseph, Esq.
    Norley, Mr. Edward, Oak's place
    Pal men, Miss
    Pedley, R., Esq., Crayshorne House
    Pomfret, Virgil, Esq., Morghew
    Riddele, Mrs.
    Sanden, Colonel, Westwell House
    Talbot, Rev. Edward, Unitarian
    Toogood, the Misses, the Limes
    Ward, Rev. Philip, M.A., vicarage
    Waterman, Mrs.
    Weld, Rev. Joseph, M.A., chaplain to the union
    Weston, Stringer, Esq., Boar's Isle
    Weston, Miss
    Whelan, William Curteis, Esq., the Park
    Winser, Mr. James

    Public Houses in Tenterden

    TRADERS

    Apps, Richard, plumber and glazier
    Austen, John, fruiterer
    Austin, Thomas, farmer
    Avann, John, farmer, Buckhurstden
    Avery, John and Thomas, boot and shoe makers
    Avery, Thomas, jun., plumber and glazier
    Avery, Thomas, Greyhound Inn
    Avery, William, butcher
    Axley, John, draper
    Ballard, George, farmer
    Ballard, Samuel) grocer and printer
    Baley, John, boot and shoe maker
    Barnes, James, china and glass dealer
    Beale, Seamen, farmer, Leigh Green
    Beall, James, blacksmith, etc.
    Beall, Thomas, smith and edge tool maker
    Bennett, Robert and John, general carriers, West Cross
    Bennett, William, grocer and draper, Boar's Isle
    Beslee, William, basket maker
    Bishop, Stephen, stonemason
    Blinks, Thomas, butcher .
    Bolton, Thomas, chemist and stationer
    Boonnan, Barham, farmer
    Bolting and Boorman, grocers and drapers
    Bourne, George, farmer, Park Gate Farm
    Bourne, Thomas, farmer, Park Gate
    Bourner, William, stationer
    Burden, Turner, beer retailer and shopkeeper, Boar's Isle
    Burgess, the Misses, dressmakers
    Britcher, Frederick, baker
    Brunger, Thomas, Crown Inn
    Butcher, George, baker
    Butler, Thomas, farmer, Leigh Green
    Button, Mrs. Jane, straw bonnet maker
    Capelin and Manktelow, wheelwrights, Boar's Isle
    Casingham, Miss Hannah, milliner
    Catt, Mrs, Frances, farmer, Leigh Green
    Chexfield, George, farmer
    Chexfield, William, farmer, Leigh Green
    Chexfleld, George, farmer, Comb Farm
    Clark, Frederick, linen draper
    Cloute, Thomas, tallow chandler .
    Collins, George, White Lion Commercial Inn
    Collins, William, wine merchant and posting house, Leigh Green
    Cook, Thomas, farmer, Rench Hill Farm
    Cooper, James, blacksmith, Boar's Isle
    Coyeney, Thomas, farmer
    Crittenden, Richard, baker
    Curtis, Pomfret, Bellingham, and Pix, bankers
    Curteis, William and Son, brewers and farmers
    Elliott, William, plumber and glazier
    Finn, Edward, clothier
    Fleet, Joseph, turner
    Foster, William, baker, Boar's Isle
    Fowler, Edward, greengrocer
    Fraser, James Elder, tea dealer and glass warehouse
    Frastick, William, chimney sweeper
    Fuggle, John, bricklayer
    Fuggle, John, shoemaker
    Fuggle, William, baker
    Garnham, Benjamin, Woolpack Inn
    Gilbert, John, farmer
    Gilbert, Robert, dealer
    Godfrey, George, builder
    Goodsall, James, bricklayer
    Goodsall, Thomas, carpenter
    Gower, Henry, grocer and tallow chandler
    Haffenden, William, tea dealer
    Harding, John, farmer and fellmonger
    Harris, Thomas, tailor
    Hatch, Benjamin, auctioneer and farmer, Leigh Green
    Heselden, Mrs. Hannah, dyer
    Hilder, William, farmer
    Hollands, James, fruiterer and carrier
    Hook, Henry, gun maker 
    Hook, Henry, farmer, Boar's Isle
    Hook, James, butcher
    Hook, Stephen, butcher
    Hook, William, wheelwright
    Howard, John, tanner and carrier, West Cross
    Huggett, John, nursery and seedsman
    Hukins, George H., watchmaker and silversmith
    Hyland, William, saddle and harness maker
    Jarvis, Caleb, hairdresser
    Judge, Stephen, miller and farmer
    Judges, Miss, seminary
    Lemmon, George, draper and clothier
    London and County, Bank; Arthur Harvers, manager
    Longley, John, sen., farmer
    Longley, John, veterinary surgeon
    Mace, John Ellis, farmer
    Mace, Joseph, farmer
    Martin, Edward, shoemaker
    Masters, James, brickmaker and farmer
    Masters, John, watchmaker and silversmith
    Mercer, Joseph, farmer, Boar's Isle
    Mercer, Robert, farmer
    Miller, George, ironmonger
    Milsted, Edward, blacksmith
    Milsted, George, tailor
    Milsted, Robert, baker
    Milsted, Thomas, blacksmith
    Mitchell, Henry, beer retailer and shopkeeper, Leigh Green
    Morphett, William, farmer, Boar's Isle
    Munn and Mace, solicitors
    Nash, John, baker
    Neve, Thomas, farmer,
    Newington, Jesse Henry, surgeon
    Padgham, Mrs. Mary Ann, dressmaker
    Paine, Mrs. Sarah, ladies' school
    Parks, Amos, farmer, Good's Hill
    Parsons, Humphrey, coach builder
    Parton, Richard, corn merchant
    Penell, Henry, plumber and painter
    Penells, Henry, stone mason
    Pinyon, John, miller and farmer
    Randall, Frederick William, boot and shoe maker
    Sankey, Henry, miller
    Santer, Mr., farmer, Boar's Isle
    Saunders, Edwin D., surgeon
    Scratton, John, solicitor
    Selden, Henry, saddle and harness maker
    Sherwood, Edward, beer retailer
    Shoobridge, Thomas, farmer, Boar's Isle
    Small, James, farmer, Leigh Green
    Smith, Alfred, chemist and druggist
    Snashall, John, blacksmith, Boar's Isle
    Southon, Daniel, farmer
    Stedman, James, tailor
    Stokes, Thomas S., grocer and draper
    Stretton, Benjamin, cabinet maker
    Thompson, Samuel J., day school
    Thomson, Jonathan Smith, land surveyor and printer
    Timson, Charles, bricklayer
    Waterman, James, farmer
    Weller, Stephen, solicitor
    Wells, Edward D., hairdresser
    Wenban, Eli, linen draper
    Wheeler, Mrs., beer retailer
    Whitfleld, Robert, surgeon
    Wioken, Edward, cooper
    Wiles, Thomas, fruiterer
    Wilkinson, Thomas, beer retailer
    Williams, Thomas, currier
    Wilson, William, Eight Bells Inn
    Windsor, Edward, grocer and draper
    Windsor, James, glover
    Windser, James, farmer, Ratsbury
    Witherden, Thomas, brewer
    Wood, Thomas, linen draper
    Wratten, Mrs. Mary Ann, shopkeeper, Boar's Isle

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