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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Goudhurst pub index

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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