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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


East Peckham is a village and parish, seven miles N.E from Tunbridge, two miles and a half from Wateringbury station, and seven miles and a half from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 2,254. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient structure. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. Middleton Onslow, M.A., vicar. The
new church that was erected in 1842, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is a
very neat edifice. The Rev. John Charles Whish, M.A., is the incumbent.

Here is also a place of worship for Wesleyans. Mount Pleasant is half a
mile south; Roydon Hall, half a mile east; Larkins, one mile S.W.; Chidley
Cross, Bullers, and Pound, two miles and a half south; Brandbridges, three
miles S.E.; Snoll Hatch and Little Mill, three miles south; Poplar Green,
two miles and a half .S.W.; Burnt House and Pierce Mill, three miles and
a half S.W.

West Peckham is a small parish adjoining East Peckham ....

Public Houses in East Peckham

EAST PECKHAM.

GENTRY.
Andrews, Miss, Mount Pleasant
Biggenden, Mrs.
Biggenden, William, Esq.
Cook, William, Esq., Royden Hall
Golding, William, Esq.
Martin, Mrs. Thomas
Monckton, the Misses
Onslow, Rev, Middleton, M.A., Vicar
Vine, Mrs.
Whish, Rev. John Charles, M.A.

TRADERS.

Allen, William, farmer
Austin, _, shopkeeper
Bidwall, Edward, miller
Biggenden, William, surgeon
Bishop, George, Blackbird and Thrush
Bishop, Robert, fruiterer
Blunder, William, shopkeeper
Boorman, T.H., Wild & Co, seed crushers, Medway cement and lime works
Bugg, Richard, farmer
Cheeseman, William, farmer
Curtis, William, bootmaker
Diprose, William, carpenter
Finch, Thomas, farmer
Fordham, Richard, shopkeeper and post office
Fordham, William, butcher
Gardiner, George, shopkeeper
Gladish, John, boot maker
Hatch, Charles, butcher
Hatch, Isaac, farmer
Hayes, _, Three Merry Boys
Henham, William, farmer
Hope, William, boot maker
Iden, _, farmer
Jones, Thomas, saddler
Johnson, John, engineer and cooper
Larking, James, farmer
Laurence, Thomas, beer retailer
Lee, Thomas, farmer
Leeds, Richard, carpenter
Lipscombe, Robert farmer
Luck, John M., beer retailer
Luxford, _, baker
Maddocks, William, farmer and wheelwright
Monckton, Edward and Frederick, farmers
Norwood, William, Man of Kent
Randall, Edward, shopkeeper
Randall, James, saddler
Ranger, Miss Catharine, ladies' school
Rhodes, William, blacksmith
Scott, Alfred, farmer
Simes, Jesse, beer retailer
Simes, Samuel, farmer
Simmons, George, farmer
Simmons, Thomas, farmer
Smith, James, blacksmith
Smith, John, Rose and Crown
Starling, Robert James, surgeon
Stevens, James, carpenter and builder
Streeter, Thomas, Bell, and carpenter
Thompson, Mrs. Frances, beer retailer
Tonsett, James, farmer
Turley, Robert, farmer
Walter, Mrs. Frances, Fountain
Webb, Thomas, carpenter
Welfear, Mrs. Thomas, farmer
Welfear, William; farmer
Wells, George, tailor
Wells, Joseph, blacksmith
Wood, John, beer retailer and bricklayer
Wood, John, boot maker


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