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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


DETLING with THURNHAM. - Detling is a village and parish, in the hundred of Maidstone and lathe of Aylesford, West Kent, is two miles and three quarters N.E. from Maidstone station, and seven south of Rochester. The church is a very small building, and is dedicated to St. Martin, the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. Robert Cobb, M.A., is the incumbent. The population in 1851 was 353. Harpole is half a mile west; Frinningham one mile and a half N.W.; Binbury, two miles north.

POST-OFFICE. - Thomas Reynolds, Eeceiver. Letters arrive through Maidstone, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

GENTRY.

Brenchley, John, Esq., Hillfield House
Brett, Charles, C., Esq., ynohfield House
Cobb, Eev. Robert, M.A., Vicarage
Cooke, George A., Esq.
Rugg, John, Esq., East Court


TRADERS.

Atwood, William, shopkeeper
Brown, Charles, dealer
Callaway, William, carpenter
Dawson, John, butcher
Dennis, Ralph, farmer
Earle, William, farmer
Filmer, Robert, farmer
Goodhew, Henry, farmer
Green, Robert, Cook
Grove, Obadiah, baker
Huggins, William, shopkeeper
Kilcey, Alfred, miller
Naylor, Philip, farmer
Paddle, John, shoemaker
Parker, James, blacksmith
Pierce, John, schoolmaster
Reynolds, Thomas, wheelwright, and postmaster
Ruff, Daniel farmer
Stanford, William, wood dealer
Stanham, Henry and Thomas, farmers
Tomlyn, Edward, sen., farmer
Tomlyn, Edward, jun., wood dealer
Woodman, Elizabeth, farmer


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