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    GOUDHURST is a village and parish, five miles from Marden railway station, 13 miles from Maidstone, 13 miles from Tunbridge, and 11 miles from Tunbridge Wells. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is an ancient but handsome building. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester; the Rev. George Charles Irving, M. A., is the incumbent. The population in 1851 was 2,594.

    KILNDOWN, or DOWNKILN, is a village, chapelry, and hamlet of Goudhurst, two miles and a half S.W. of Goudhurst, and seven miles south from Marden station. The population in 1851 was 854. The district church in Kilndown, dedicated to Christ, is a handsome modern building. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Vicar of Goudhurst, and incumbency of the Rev. Henry Harrison.

    POST-OFFICE - George Monckton Stevens, Sub-Postmaster. Minor Money Order Office. Post Town, Staplehurst. Letters arrive from London through Staplehurst, by Mail-cart, at 5.15 A.M. ; delivered at 6 and 7 A.M. ; dispatched at 8 P.M.

    BRANCH OFFICE at Kilndown - James Wallis, Receiver.

    Allen, Rev. Udney J. T., M.A., Curate
    Blackman, Mrs. Mary
     Calcutt, Thomas, Esq., Pleasant place
    Cornwallis, Miss C. F., Lidwells
    Harrison, Rev. Henry, Kilndown
    Hinds, George, Esq. Springett, Frederick, Esq.
    Hope, Alexander James Beresford, Esq., M.P. for Maidstone, Bedgebury
    Irving, Rev. George Charles, M.A., Vicar
    Newington, Samuel Wilmott, Esq.
    Newington, Samuel Tompsett, Esq.
    Oakden, Ralph, Esq., Deputy Lieutenant for Kent, Ladham House
    Pope, Mrs. Sarah
    Roberts, Mrs. M. Cramer, Branfold
    Springett, Richard, Esq., Finchcocks
    Stringer, Stringer, Esq., Paynetts
    Stringer, Mrs. Catharine, Paynetts
    White, Richard, Esq., Maypole House


    Allwork, Thomas, grocer and draper
    Apps, John, sen., bricklayer and stonemason
    Apps, John, jun., auctioneer and appraiser
    Apps, William, sen., grocer and tea dealer
    Apps, William, jun., grocer, tea dealer, and cutler
    Austen, Edward, blacksmith
    Baker, Thomas Henry, rope and sailcloth manufacturer
    Baker, William, tailor
    Balderson, Richard, tailor
    Barden, Thomas, farmer
    Barton, Thomas, farmer
    Bartholomew, _, farmer
    Bartholomew, Samuel, farmer
    Bearsby, James, blacksmith
    Bearsby, William, farmer
    Beeching, Samuel farmer
    Beeching, Mrs. Sarah, baker
    Blunt, Thomas, higgler and carrier
    Bolden, George, farmer
    Boorman, Thomas, farmer
    Brackfield, James T,, retailer of beer
    Brissenden, Thomas, farmer and brickmaker
    Brown, John, schoolmaster
    Browning, Joseph, grocer and draper
    Burgess, William and Son, grocers, drapers,' ironmongers, and drapers' appraisers
    Busain James, farmer
    Chantler, James, Woolpack
    Chester, Stephen, farmer
    Chester, Mrs., ladies' school
    Clemetson, James, miller
    Colville, Edward, carpenter
    Colville, William, builder
    Cramp, john, schoolmaster
    Cramp, James, bootmaker
    Doust, Benjamin, carrier and yeastman
    Doust, Edward, shoemaker and schoolmaster
    Doust, John, bootmaker
    Dives, John, farmer
    Durrant, Samuel, carpenter
    Farley, William, horse dealer
    Gulliver, John, seedsman
    Harris, Richard, beer retailer
    Hayward, Henry, farmer
    Hayward, James, the Vine Inn
    Hazleden, William, nurseryman
    Hinds, George, solicitor
    Hoadley, William, schoolmaster
    Hobbs, Thomas, farmer
    Hobbs, William Smith, shoemaker
    Honess, Thomas, farmer
    Huntley, Charles, farmer
    Jenner, Henry, farmer
    Kemp, Charles and John, carpenters
    Kemp, Charles, farmer
    Kenyon, James, gamekeeper
    Knight, William, Star and Crown Inn
    Lambert, Jarvis, plumber, glazier, and painter
    Large, James, farmer
    Larkin, Samuel, bootmaker
    Lindredge, Edward, beer retailer
    Lindredge, Edwin, grocer
    Lingham, John, farmer
    Mann, James, butcher
    Manwaring, Thomas W., farmer
    Mercer, Amos, bootmaker
    Messenger, George, tailor
    Newington, Samuel Wilmott, surgeon
    Nye, John, grocer and draper
    Osborne, Charles, baker
    Osborne, George, saddler
    Pine, John Wilkinson, hairdresser
    Painton, Richard, farmer
    Penfold, Richard, blacksmith
    Penfold, Thomas, blacksmith
    Penfold, William, bricklayer
    Price, Walter, farmer
    Powell, James, nurseryman
    Ranger, Charles, farmer
    Sands, William, White Hart
    Scoones, Richard, bootmaker
    Smith, William, farmer
    Sorrell, Joseph, farmer
    Southon, David, butcher
    Standen, Thomas, general dealer
    Stevens, William, bookseller and stationer
    Stokes, Mark, butcher
    Tapson, James, farmer
    Thompson, William, farmer
    Thurgood, Lawrence, farmer
    Tickner, Thomas, veterinary surgeon and druggist
    Thorn, John, wheelwright and farmer
    Tyman, Thomas, farmer
    Underdown, Daniel, farmer
    Usherwood, William, wheelwright
    Vousden, William, farmer
    Wallis, James, grocer and draper
    Watkins, Thomas, Post Boy Inn
    Watson, Edward, miller
    Wenham, Thomas, saddler
    White, Leonard, Chequers Inn
    Wickham, Benjamin, farmer
    Wickham, Humphrey, farmer
    Williams, William, farmer
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