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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

HUNTON is a village, pleasantly situated, six miles S.W. of Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 763. The church of St. Mary is a neat edifice. The living is a rectory, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. Robert Moore, M.A,

POST-OFFICE. - Mrs. Deliah Thorndycraft, Receiver. Letters arrive from Maidstone,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

GENTRY.
Bannerman, Henry, Esq., Grafton House
Day, Richard, Esq.
Green, Rev. Augustus, B.A., Curate
Milles, Thomas, Esq., Burston House ,
Moore, Rev, Robert, M.A., Rector, the Rectory
Scoones, Mr. Richard
Shafts, Thomas D., Esq., Cheveney


TRADERS.
Allard, James, wheelwright
Ashdown, Frederick, grocer
Cheeseman, James, farmer
Collins, John, carpenter
Dann, Daniel, farmer
Day, George, Bull Inn, and farmer
Duddy, Oliver, butcher
Foreman, Owen, shopkeeper
Gilbert, William, farmer and beer retailer
Golding, Robert, farmer, Stonewell House
Hammond, William, miller and farmer
Martin, Thomas, farmer
Mercer, William, farmer
Neal, Mrs Ann, mistress of Porteus school
Neal, George, master of Porteus school
Skinner, Alfred, farmer
Thorndychurch, Mrs Delilah, postmistress
Thorndycraft, Samuel, blacksmith
Turner, William, bricklayer
Tucker, Robert, boot maker
Waters, Henry, boot and shoe maker
Waters, George, grocer

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