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    Search the historical London street directory, and London pub history site including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This search engine is broken, try address searches in the main google search to get better results. OR visit the London pub history directory index pages to which I am rapidly adding links

    Great Chart, West Ashford, Ashford with Shepway

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


    GREAT CHART is a village and parish, two miles west from Ashford
    Station; sixty-nine miles from London; thirty-three miles from Maidstone;
    and sixteen miles from Canterbury; in the Hundred of Chart and Long-
    ridge and Union of West Ashford, East Kent. The church is a handsome
    structure; the living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury
    ; the Very Rev. George Pellew, the Dean of Norwich, is the incumbent.
    The Wesleyans have a meeting-house. The population in 1851
    was 754. Bucksford is half a mile east on the Stour; Singleton half a
    mile east; Nin House half a mile north; Goldwell, at the source of the
    Medway, three quarters of a mile N.W.; Moat House a quarter of a mile
    S.W.; New Street and Four Elms half a mile S.W.; and Singleton Green
    one mile and a half south.

    POST-OFFICE - Charles Small, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office is at
    Ashford.

    GENTRY.
    Barton, Miss
    Cutt.en, Thomas, Mr.
    Durtnell, Miss
    Pellew, Hon. and Rev. George, Dean of Norwich
    Sawyer, John Mills, Esq.
    Streeter, George, Esq.
    Toke, Rev. Nicholas, Goddington Park
    Tickner, Mrs.

    TRADERS.
    Andrews, Henry, miller, Wortin Mill
    Beeching, John, farmer
    Bennett, Richard, wheelwright
    Bingham, James, blacksmith
    Bishop, John, farmer
    Briggs, James, shoemaker
    Burden, James, bricklayer
    Buss, John, farmer
    Buss, George Edward, farmer
    Datton, John, farmer
    Fry, William, farmer
    Gould, Henry, shoemaker
    Greenhill, Edward, farmer
    Grist, G., the Swan
    Hayward, Stephen, farmer
    Hill, Clark, farmer
    Hill, John, farmer
    Hutton, J. Arthur, miller, Ruckford Mill
    Marshall, George, farmer
    Norton, James, carpenter
    Overy, Robert, farmer
    Paine, George, farmer
    Padgham, William, carpenter
    Shorter, Stephen Thomas, farmer
    Sawyer, John Mills, farmer
    Skinner, George, blacksmith
    Small, Charles, postmaster
    Spicer, Richard, farmer
    Tolhurst, James, farmer
    Waghorne, Thomas, grocer
    Willmott, James, baker
    Wood, George, beer retailer

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