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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

KNOCKHOLT is a straggling village and parish, 5 miles and a half N.W. from Seyenoaks, and nine miles south from Bromley. The population in 1851 was 578. The church stands on an elevated situation. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the rector of Orpington. The Rev. Joseph Hall is the incumbent. Here is also a small chapel for the Wesleyans.

POST-OFFICE. - William Forge, Receiver. Letters are received through Sevenoaks.
The nearest Money Order Offices are at Westerham and Sevenoaks.

GENTRY.

Colyer, Charles, Esq.
Corpe, Mr. Augustus Burlirigs .
Graham, Mr. G.
Hall, Rev. Joseph, M.A.
Holmes, Mr. C. R.
Miles, L. P., Esq.
Norton, Daniel, Esq
Ricketts Miss Elizabeth
Riddles, Mr. John
Rouse, Henry, Esq.


TRADERS.

Attwood, John, farmer, Blueberry
Bond, James, fruiterer
Bowen, John, grocer
Burnett, Mrs. Martha, straw bonnet maker
Butcher, John, farmer
Challis, Matthew John, farmer
Chilton, George, grocer
Constable, William, farmer
Cook, Edward, farmer
Cronk, William, blacksmith
Day, David, Crown Inn
Ede, James, baker
English, Robert, Horse Shoes
Forge, William, boot and shoe maker and post-office
Hammond, Thomas, butcher
Holmes, Thomas, farmer
Jackson, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
Kemmish, William, master of national school
Mills, John, shopkeeper
Morgan, Thomas, bricklayer
Nightingale, William, farmer
Parker, Thomas, parish clerk
Riddle, John, farmer
Rock, William, veterinary surgeon
Sawyers, Caleb, miller
Smith, William, fruiterer
Wells, David, blacksmith
Whithead, Henry, Harrow Inn
Whitehead, Henry, carrier
Young, David, carpenter
Young, Robert, farmer

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