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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

WILLESBOROUGH is a village pleasantly situated on the high road from Ashford Station to Hythe, two miles S.E. from, the former, and nine miles and a half N.W. from the latter, partly in the hundred of Chart and Longbridge, East Ashford union, lathe of Scray. The church of St. Mary is a neat building. The living is a vicarage. The Rev. William Gould, M.A., is the incumbent.
The East Ashford Union workhouse had, in 1851, 169 inmates. The population in 1851 was 1,022. Alfred Town, near the South Eastern Railway factory, is a new town or suburb of Ashford, increasing in population.


POST-OFFICE - Miss Amelia Cook, Receiver. Letters received through Ashford.
The nearest Money Order Office is at Ashford.

Public Houses in Willesborough

GENTRY.
Barker, Mr. John
Collins, Frederick, Esq.
Cook, Henry, Esq., Lecton hall
Edwards, William, Esq.
Gregory, George, Esq., Spotlands
Gould, Rev. William, M.A., Vicarage
Norwood, Curtis, Esq.
Waterman, Captain John


TRADERS.

Back, George, cattle salesman
Blatcher, George, farmer
Brown, Mrs. Ann, shopkeeper
Bruce, Richard, farmer
Bull, John, watchmaker
Burmarsh, John, Chittenden Farm
Chittenden, John, wheelwright
Cook, Mrs. Elizabeth, grocer
Cook, Henry, farmer
Cook, William, general smith
Cook, William, M.R.C.S., veterinary surgeon
Carnes, John, grocer and miller
Cavey, John, market gardener
Durtnall, John, butcher
Durtnall, William, wheelwright
Epps, John, carpenter
Gayler, Abraham, shopkeeper
Hart, John, Blacksmiths' Arms
Judge, John Foster, farmer
Kingsland, John, farmer
Miller, William, carpenter
Pellatt, Daniel, boot and shoe maker
Perkins, Thomas, farmer, miller, and lime burner
Scott, William, farmer
Sealey, John, fanner and grazier
Steddy, William, builder, and parish clerk
Stevens, James, farmer, and land agent
Stevens, John, farmer
Stockwell, William, boot and shoe maker
Swain, Abraham J., baker and grocer
Terry, Henry, beer retailer
Tournay, James, builder, painter, and glazier
Tuff, Isaac, grocer
Wanstall, John, grocer, the Albion
Worger, James, pork butcher
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