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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    BLEANE, or BLEAN, is a scattered village, three miles from Canterbury. The population in 1841 was 660. The church is dedicated to St. Cosmus and Damian, and is very small. The living is a vicarage in the gift of the Master of East Bridge Hospital, and incumbency of the Rev. Henry Fielding.
    In the forest are Denstrood, four miles from Canterbury; Tyler Hill, or Tile Hill, on the Whitstable railway, two miles; Rough Common, one mile and a half; Elensden, four miles and a half; and Preen Hill, four miles.

    POST OFFICE. - John Anderson, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at Canterbury.


    Truman, Charles Joseph, Esq.
    Allen, William, farmer, Denstrood
    Anderson, Mrs. Anne, farmer
    Anderson, John, shopkeeper
    Anderson, Stephen, farmer, Denstrood
    Baker, Mrs. Mary Anne, farmer
    Bedwell, Edward, farmer, Denstrood
    Brighurst, Thomas, Blacksmith
    Capan, Robert, carpenter.
    Cladish, Stephen, farmer
    Collard, Mr., Red Lion, and farmer
    Court, Daniel, wood dealer
    Croasdill, John, farmer, Tyler hill
    Fleet, James, farmer
    Gibbs, Edward, shopkeeper and farmer
    Gibbs, Stephen, farmer
    Gibbs, William, farmer
    Glover, Thomas, miller
    Goldsack, William, beer retailer
    Goodwin, Miss Elizabeth, farmer
    Goodwin, George, farmer, Denstrood
    Hawkins, James, farmer
    Hayward, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
    Hogben, William, farmer
    Matson, William, dairyman
    Methley, W., farmer
    Parker, James, wood dealer
    Payton, James, former
    Sandy, Isaac, wood dealer
    Sandy, John, farmer and wood dealer
    Taylor, Stephen, wood dealer
    Wallace, John, farmer
    Wellard, G., Hare and Hounds
    Wood, Thomas, wood dealer
    Wraight, James, wood dealer
    Wraight, Richard, beer retailer
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