Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
THROWLEY is a parish, 11 miles from Canterbury, 10 miles from Ashford station, and five south from Faversham. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Pebendary of Rugmere. The Rev. Okey Nash, M.A., is vicar. The population in 1851 was 614. Belmont is a handsome mansion, the residence of Thomas Townsend, Esq. Hookey Hole is a quarter of a mile south; Clares Fostal, one mile south; Wilgate Green and Wilderton, one mile N.E.; Tong Green, one and a half mile south; New York, half a mile west.
POST-OFFICE. - James Petts, Receiver, Belmont. The nearest Money Order Office is at Charing.
Munn, William, A., Esq., Throwley House
Nash, Rev. Okey, M.A., vicar
Townend, Thomas, Esq., Belmont.
Videan, aTr. John, Throwley villa
Beaney, Mr., bootmaker, Clares Fostal
Coast, James, carpenter, Clares Fostal
Coast, William, miller, Clares Fostal
Cobb, .Henry and Robert L., farmers, Town's place
Collard, Mrs. Ann E., farmer, Bells Fostal
Creed, James, farmer
Dodd, John P., farmer, smith, and farrier, Parsonage
Dungate, Edward, boot and shoe maker,
Fowler, John, plumber and glazier
Keeler, R., bailiff to W. A. Munn, Esq.
Matcham, Stephen T,, grocer, &c., Clares Fostal
Miller, James, farmer, Welgate Green
Page, Peter, beer retailer, grocer, &c., Clares Fostal
Pepper, James, farmer
Rye, James and Thomas, smiths and farriers, Clares Fostal
Southee, Daniel, miller
Theobalds, Mrs. E., farmer, Clares Fostal
Tickner, John, farmer, Clares Fostal
Videan, Edgar, farmer, Tong Green
Whiting, William, builder