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Farningham, Dartford, Gravesend

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FARNINGHAM is a large village and parish, seventeen miles from Maidstone, five miles south from Dartford, and nine miles north of Sevenoaks.  The population is 701. The church, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, is built in the early English style. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. Andrew William Burnside is the incumbent.
Charlton is half a mile S.E.; Beesfield, one mile S.E.; Pedham, one mile N.W.

POST-OFFICE - Joseph Hearn, Receiver, letters are received through Dartford, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

Public Houses in Farningham


Barton, Mr. Henry
Burnside, Rev. Andrew William, Vicar
Colyer, Charles, Esq. Rashleigh, Charles, Esq., Hill House'
Colyer, Thomas, Esq.
Edwards, Mrs., Croft House
Gay, Rev. John Holmes, Curate
Payne, Colonel
Rogers, Mr. Henry
Rashleigh, Charles, Esq., Hill House
Slaughter, Thomas G., M.D.
Steele, John, Esq.
Wilson, Rev. F., Curate

Ayliff, George, tailor
Bath, John, farmer, Moultam Hill
Beckley, Phillis, ladies' seminary
Bellingham, John, grocer
Bellingham, Henry, farmer
Bicknell, George, grocer
Chilman, Stephen, carrier
Collier, Robert, draper
Davis, James, Red Lion Inn
Dray, William, farmer
Dray, William, and Co., agricultural engineers, Darenth Vale Iron Works,
Farningham and Dartford
Field, Henry, hairdresser
Frost, John, baker
Gandy, John, saddler
Gandy, Louisa, draper
Gibson, William, smith
Gregory, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
Hales, George, blacksmith
Hearn, Joseph, postmaster and bootmaker
Hodsoll, William, auctioneer
Hollands, William, buss proprietor
Hook, Stephen, grocer
Howe, George, engineer
Hunt, Frederick, surgeon
Lockyer, Alfred, agent
Martin, Mrs. Mary, butcher
Moore, William, miller
Norton, David, miller
Phillips, Mrs. Jane, Bull
Phillips, John, farmer, Manor Farm
Sharwood, Jeremiah, carpenter
Sharwood, T. M. G., tailor
Slaughter, Thomas G., surgeon
Smede, Thomas, bailiff
Smith, William, farmer
Stanford, Mrs. Ann, baker
Stockley, Thomas C., painter, &c.
Sparks, William, carrier
Wallis, Rickeby, tailor
Wallis, Samuel, Bricklayers' Arms
Whitehead, Henry, watchmaker
Woolley, Joseph, bricklayer

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