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    Chevening,  Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    CHEVENING is a village and parish, four miles N.W. from Sevenoaks, The population in 1851 was 983. The church is an old building, with a square tower and turret at the west end. The living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. Thomas Bartlett, M.A., is the incumbent.

    CHIPSTEAD is also a hamlet of this parish, one mile and a quarter south-by-east from the village. Froghall is one mile S.E.; Morant's Court, half a mile east; Montreal, two miles S.E. Whitley Row and Spring Hill are places in the parish.

    BESSELL'S GREEN is a hamlet of this parish, adjoining Chipstead, about one mile and three-quarters S.E. from the village, and two miles N.E. from Sevenoaks. There are chapels for Unitarians and Baptists.

    POST-OFFICE. - William Eastwood, Receiver. Letters received through Sevenoaks.

    GENTRY.

    Bartlett, Rev, Thomas, M.A., Rectory
    Rycroft, Sir Richard W: H., Bart,, Everlands
    Sikes, Rev. Thomas
    Stanhope, Right Hon. P. H. Earl, Chevening Place

    TRADERS.

    Barton, William, miller and farmer
    Bligh, Thomas, butcher
    Burfoot, Richard, miller
    Buxton, John, Stanhope Arms, and farmer
    Goodhall, Mrs. Mary, farmer
    Heaysman, Henry, butcher
    Heydon, Richard, farmer, Survan's Farm
    Hopkins, Robert, farmer, Green lane
    Lucas, Thomas, land steward
    Miles, Thomas, fruiterer and beer retailer
    Mitchell, Henry, shoemaker
    Quittenden, Benjamin, shopkeeper
    Tedman, John, bricklayer and shopkeeper
    Tonge, William, farmer, Morant's Court Farm
    Wood, Mrs. Jane, farmer, Spring hill
    Young, John, parish clerk

    CHIPSTEAD.
    GENTRY.
    Eminton, Mr. Thomas
    Ivery, Mr. Thomas
    Perkins, Augustus Samuel, Esq. Perkins,
    Frederick, Esq., Cripstead place

    TRADERS.
    Couchman, Jesse, wheelwright
    Cowland, Jesse, grocer
    Dark, George, farmer, Moat Farm
    Eastwood, William, postmaster
    Gilbert, William, shoeing smith
    Green, Edward, tailor
    Harvey, Thomas, George
    Hooker, William, farmer
    Ingram, Charles, furniture broker
    Ingram, Thomas, boot and shoe maker
    Knott, William, miller
    Lambert, Mrs, grocer and baker
    Luetchford, Thomas, shoemaker
    Martin, Peter and alfred, builders etc
    Martin, William, boot and shoe maker
    Presnall, James, grocer and baker
    Shoubridge, Thomas, boot maker
    Smithers, Samuel, beer retailer
    Thomas, Robert, shoemaker
    Wood, William, builder
    Young and Martin, butchers
    Young, Mrs Tamar, schoolmistress


    BESSELL'S GREEN.

    GENTRY.
    Briggs, Rev. John Atkinson
    Markham, Miss Sarah, Providence House
    Peat, Abraham, Esq.
    Wearing, Miss Ann

    TRADERS.
    French, Henry, King's Head
    Skinner, Mrs. Mary, laundress
    Skinner, Thomas, boot maker

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