Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
WICHLING is a small village and parish, three miles N.E. of Lenham; 10 N.E. of Headcorn station, and seven, south of Sittiugbourne, The church is an old building, the living is a rectory, in the gift of the Rev. B. Read, M.A.; the Rev. William Walter Stockdale is the incumbent. The population in 1851 was 124. Sindall is a quarter of a mile N.W.; Wrensted, one mile. S.W.; Lenniker, two miles west; Ashdown, one mile
S.W.; Yokes Court, one mile west; Tinfold Hill, one mile N.W.; Broom Hill, half a mile south; Greet; one mile S.E.
Letters received through Sittingbourne.
Stockdale,.Rev. William Walter, Rector.
Cash, William, farmer and turner
Clark, William, farmer
Clement, Jessie, parish clerk
Eagles, Thomas, farmer
Harrison, Charles and Thomas, farmers
Hughes, Thomas Edward, beer retailer
Kite, John, farmer
Murton, Major, farmer
Neeves, Richard, beer retailer