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Bilsington, East Ashford, Ashford with Shepway

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent

White Horse

BILSINGTON is a parish and village, one mile from Ham Street station,
21 miles from Canterbury, and seven miles from Ashford. The population
in 1851 was 389. The church of St. Peter and St. Paul is a small building;
the living is a perpetual curacy. Swanton is a place in this parish.

Letters are received through Ashford, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.


Bates, Thomas, wheelwright
Brooks, Edward, blacksmith
Catt, Robert, White Horse and shopkeeper
Cook, Charles, farmer
Foord, James and George, farmers
Giles, John, shopkeeper
Goddard, Samuel, farmer
Godden, William, farmer
Gurr, James, shopkeeper
Gurr, Richard, farmer
Jarvis, Edward, farmer
Rolfe, Charles, farmer, Bridge Farm
Sibery, Edward, farmer
Sillibourne, James, farmer
Stoakes, James, farmer
Sutton, Thomas, farmer
Tong, Stephen, farmer, Swanton Farm
Waddell, Peter, farmer
Waddell, Thomas, farmer

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