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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    ELMSTED is a parish and village five miles east of Wye station, 77 from London, nine east of Ashford, in the lathe of Shepway, Stanting hundred, and Elham union, East Kent. The church is an old and handsome building, dedicated to St. James, and containing various monuments, The population, in 1851, was 500. Bodsom Green is one mile N.W.; Evington, half a mile N.W.; Whatshall, or Watsall street, is half a mile south; Bavins, Wigmoor Heath, and Podlinge, two miles N.E.; Dane, or Dean Farm, Thongs, Dowells, Eding, and Sheepcote, one mile and a half N.W.; Pitbottom, Meeksted, Six-mill House, and Limbridge Green, three quarters of a mile east; Eastley Court, two miles N.E.; Ashenfield, Hassell street, and Pitt street, two miles and a half N.W.

    HASTINGLEIGH is an adjoining village and parish in Bircholt franchise, East Ashford union. The church is very ancient, and is dedicated to St. Mary. It is a rectory consolidated with the vicarage of Elmsted. The Rev. Gostwyck Prideaux, B.A., is incumbent, and the population was, in 1851, 219. Bember, half a mile S.E,; South Hill, half a mile S.W.; Brown's Comer, one mile N.W.; Combe Farm, two miles N.W.; King
    Mill Down, half a mile south.

    POST-OFFICE - Thomas Kidder Sutton, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at Wye.

    Agar, George, farmer
    Bailey, Thomas, farmer
    Birch, Stephen, grazier, Little Dells
    Browning, James, farmer, Watsall street
    Church, George
    Cloak, Thomas, farmer
    Files, Norris, farmer
    Files, Thomas, farmer
    Gambrow, Henry, shopkeeper
    Hearenden, Richard, farmer
    Holtum, John, farmer
    Hopkins, Clark, farmer
    Hopkins, Richard, farmer
    Hopkins, Stephen, farmer
    Kingsmill, Comfort, farmer
    Laker, George, wheelwright and carpenter
    Leggett, Stephen, farmer, Baven's farm
    Marsh, Mrs. Ann, farmer
    Marshall, Thomas, farmer, Bodsom Green
    Newport, James, farmer
    Newport, George, jun., farmer
    Newport, George, sen., farmer
    Newport, Richard, farmer
    Oxley, Thomas, farmer
    Pibus, Henry, carpenter, North Lye
    Pilcher, George, farmer
    Smeed, Henry, farmer
    Sutton, Mrs. Mary, farmer, Dean Farm
    Sutton, Thomas Kidder, blacksmith, and postmaster, Bodsom Green
    Warters, George, farmer, grazier, and beer retailer, Bodsom Green

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