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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    FAVERSHAM, anciently Fifersham, is a seaport, market, union, and County Court town and borough, of four parishes, Faversham, Ospringe, Davington, and Preston, lying on Faversham creek, adjoining the Swale, and forming several streets near the Watling street, half a mile north of the London and Canterbury road. The town is seven miles S.W: of Whitstable, and east of Sittingboume, nine west of Canterbury, and 47 from London. The population in 1851 was 7,450. The living of Faversham is a vicarage, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral. The church, dedicated to St. Mary of Charity, is a large ancient building of flints, quoined with Normandy stone, in the shape of a cross. The town has four streets, forming an irregular cross, lighted with gas, and paved. The market days are Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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    OSPRINGE, three quarters.of a mile S.W. of Faversham, part in the borough. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of St. John's College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul.

    DAVINGTON adjoins on the N.W., on the opposite side of White-hall stream, over Stone bridge. The living is a donative, in the patronage of Thomas Willement Esq. The.church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalen.

    PRESTON adjoins Faversham on the south. The living is a vicarage in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is dedicated to St. Catherine. Brents Town is a hamlet on the opposite bank of the creek; Ewell is one mile east; Marnade half a mile east; Westwood three-quarters of a mile S.E ; Copton one mile S.E.; Perrycourt quarter of a mile south ; Brogdale three quarters of a mile south ; White Hill one mile south; Bysing Wood one mile west; Sindall one mile west; Judd's Hill half a mile west; Hemstead Fostal two-miles S,W;.; Painters Postal.two miles S.W. ;
    Elverland three miles' S.W.; Scooks three miles and a quarter S.W. Stone, one mile and a half west, is a parish with a population of 86. The church is in ruins.

    POST OFFICE - John B. Sharp, sen., Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.

    Faversham Church - Rev. Charles Collins, M.A. Vicar; Rev. William Joseph
    Randell, B.A., Curate
    Ospringe Church - Rev. William Nathaniel Griffin, M.A., Vicar
    Preston Church - Rev. James Peto, LL.B., Vicar
    Davington Church - Rev. Henry Cosgrave, M. A. Incumbent
    Independent Chapel, Partridge lane - Rev. Henry J, Book, Minister
    Wesleyan Chapel, Preston street - Ministers various
    Baptist Chapel, Gatefield lane - Minsters various
    Wesleyan Methodist, Brent's town - Minsters various
    Primitive Methodist, the Quays - Minsters various
    Latter Day Saints, Brent's town - Minsters various
    Bible Christian Chapel, Abbey place - Rev. Thomas Gammon, Minister
    Free Grammar School adjoining Church yard - Rev. Sampson Kingsford, Master
    Commercial School, Cook's Ditch - George Robinson, Head Master; William Drake, Second Master
    Literary and Scientific Institution, Court street - William Maile Secretary
    Assembly Booms, Preston Street - Superintendent, James Tassel, Solicitor
    Custom House, Court street - Mr. Francis Waring, Collector, and Mr. Edward Snell, Comptroller
    Faversham Union at Ogpringe - John Pringer, Master; Mrs. Rebecca Pringer, Matron ;
    Chaplain - Rev. J. D. Eyre, M.A ; Clerk - William Maile ; Schoolmaster - Thomas Elvy, Mistress - Jane Wallington ; Infants' - Mary Wise.

    Hilton, Rigden, and Hilton, drawn on Prescott and Co., London.
    Savings Bank, East street - Mr. H. E. Coulter, Actuary; William Rigden Esq., Treasurer


    Baldock, Mr. Thomas West street
    Barnes, Mr. Thomas, Preston street
    Barnes, Mr. Henry, Abbey street
    Bathurst, Mr. Henry, East street
    Blunt, Bev. J. H. P., Preston street
    Branch, Mrs., Albion terrace
    Broad, Mr. George, Albion Terrace
    Burton, Mrs., Ospringe
    Catt, Miss, Preston street
    Collins, Rev. Charles, A.M., Preston street
    Cosgrave, Rev. H., Incumbent of Davington
    Coulter, John, Esq., Court street
    Crow, Mr. Edward, Abbey street
    Crow, Mr. Edward, Court street
    Davis, Misses, Preston street
    Dawson, Rev. John, Preston street
    Delo, Mr. Isaac, Abbey street
    Dennett, Mr. Thomas, Church lane
    Drayson, Mrs., West street
    Fairbrass, Mrs., Abbey street
    Gammon, Rev. Thomas, Abbey street
    Gibbs, Mrs., East street
    Gillet, Mr. Thomas, East street
    Giraud, Frederick P., Esq., Preston street
    Glover, Mr. Thomas, Preston street
    Gosselin, General, the Mount
    Griffin, Rev. Nathaniel, M.A., Vicarage, Ospringe
    Hadlow, Mr. Edwin, East street
    Hall, William, Esq., St. Ann's Cross
    Head, Mr. Henry, Ospringe
    Hilton, Richard Jones, Esq., Preston House
    Hilton, Giles, Esq., Preston House
    Hilton, Gharle.s Jones, Esq., Court street •
    Hilton, Edward, Esq., Court street
    Hyde, Frederick Oolville, Esq. Syndale
    House, Ospringe
    Jones, Mrs. Harriet, Ospringe
    Kingsford, Bev. Sampson, M.A. Preston st.
    Kingsworth,.Thomas, Esq.,1 Preston street
    Leese, Mrs., South House,. Ospringe road
    Mears, Mr. William, Ospringe
    Monk, Mr. Frederick W., Albion terrace
    Montressor, Lady, Ospringe place
    Murton, Miss, Preston street
    Payn, Mr. John, sen., Abbey street
    Payn, Mr. Richard, sen., Court street
    Perkins, Mr. Stephen, Preston street
    Pettit, Mr. John, Ospringe road
    Peto, Rev. James, LL.D., Preston
    Pratt, Miss, Court street . ,
    Rigden, William, Esq., Court street
    Rook, Rev. Henry J., Partridge lane
    Rundle, Rev. William J., Preston street
    Salmon, Mr. Charles, Preston street
    Sharp, Mr. John B., sen., West street
    Shepherd, Henry, Esq., sen., Abbey street
    Shepherd, Captain John, Preston street
    Spong, Mr. Thomas, Albion terrace
    Stone, Mr. R. G., Court street
    Stone, Mr. Edward, Preston street
    White, Mr. Henry, Preston street
    Willement, Thomas, Esq., the Priory, Davington
    Wilson, George, Esq., Standard road

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