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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    LENHAM is a small town, seven miles N.E. from Headcorn, nine miles N.W. from Ashford, and nine miles and a half east by south from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 2,070. The church is an ancient edifice, and contains many ancient monuments. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. Charles Parkin, M.A., is the incumbent.
    Shelve is one mile S.E.; Upper and Lower Ham, one mile west; Mackets, quarter of a mile S.W.; Leadencross Green, half a mile S.W.; Sandway, one mile S.W.; Bowley one mile and a half S.E.; Tophill, one mile north; Down's Court, one mile and a half N.E.; Warren Street, one mile and a half N.E.; Waterditch, one mile and a half east; West Street and Woodside Green, one mile and a half north; Bidding, one mile and a half
    S.W.; Biggin Heath, one mile and a half S.W.; Upper and Lower Runham, two miles S.W.; Leverton or Leperton Street, two and a half miles S.W.; Morley, one and a half mile N.W.; Graftey Green, three miles S.W.; Greenhill, two miles and a half S.W.; Noat's Hill, two miles and a half S.W.

    POST-OFFICE. - Edward Munk Day, Postmaster. Letters arrive through Maidstone.
    Money Orders are granted and paid at the Lenham Office.

    Chapman, Mrs. Mary, High street
    Conant, Rev. John William, Swadelands
    Leigh, Hon. Thomas Pemberton, Terry hill
    Parkin, Rev. Charles, M.A., Vicar
    Rushbridge, Joseph, Esq.1, Grove Cottage
    Tapper, Rev. Isaac William, Independent minister

    Public Houses in Lenham


    Alexander, James, farmer
    Baker, Samson, Dog and Bear, and excise officer
    Barton, Thomas, farmer
    Barton, John, farmer
    Bigg, John, baker
    Bigg, William, tea dealer
    Bishop, John Richard, farmer
    Blaw, Mrs. Susan, dressmaker
    Boorman, John, farmer
    Bottle, the Misses Sarah and Catharine, ladies' school
    Bottle, William, harness maker
    Brenchley, William, farmer
    Brooks, James, wheelwright
    Brown, Thomas, parish clerk
    Burbidge, Isaac, blacksmith
    Burbidge, William, blacksmith
    Burbidge, George, blacksmith
    Buss, Edward, former
    Cackett, John, hairdresser
    Chapman, Thomas, farmer
    Chapman, Thomas, maltster
    Chayney, John, farmer
    Clark, John, grocer
    Clark, Lewis, shopkeeper
    Clark, Nicholas and Thomas, bricklayers
    Clements, William, farmer
    Coast, William, carpenter and post-office, Sandway
    Coast, William, carpenter
    Cramp, Edward, farmer
    Cruttenden, Thomas, baker and grocer
    Day, Edward M., grocer and postmaster, and registrar of births and deaths
    Day, Robert, tin plate worker
    Elliott, John, linen draper
    Else, John, shoemaker.
    Farmer, Mrs. Fanny, farmer
    Filmer, Edward, farmer
    Filmer, William, shoemaker and grocer
    Foord, George, seedsman, etc.
    Gooding, John, tailor and hatter
    Gooding, Samson, haircutter
    Hadaway, Daniel, grocer and draper
    Harrison, John, salesman
    Hatch, James, land agent and farmer
    Hope, William, farmer
    Hope, Mrs., farmer
    Howland, William, farmer
    Hughes, John, shoemaker and grocer
    Hughes, Mrs. Ann, farmer
    Hughes, William, farmer
    Jell, William, butcher
    Janes, Stephen, blacksmith
    Lurcock, William, grocer
    Mullgate, Obadiah, farmer
    Mills, Thomas, pork butcher
    Neaves, Henry, farmer
    Norrington, John, plumber and glazier
    Norris, William, tailor
    Palmer, James, Chequers
    Payne, William, Harrow Inn
    Payne, Thomas, Red Lion
    Philpot, Thomas, farmer
    Pollard, James, watchmaker
    Potter, John, beer retailer and dealer
    Potter, Miss Frances, straw bonnet maker
    Potter, Job, shoemaker
    Powell, William, farmer, East Lenham
    Record, Richard, farmer
    Russell, John Charles S., baker
    Russell, William, farmer
    Seager, William, farmer
    Sedgwick, Edward, farmer
    Smith, Peter, farmer
    Smith, Thomas, salesman
    Stickings, George, surgeon
    Tanton, Robert, miller
    Tanton, Edward, miller
    Tappenden, Henry, farmer
    Terry, James William, farmer
    Tidge, William Henry, grocer and farmer
    Tippen, James, watchmaker
    Turner, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
    Wakefield, James, shoemaker
    Wakefield, Richard, blacksmith
    Wakefield, Richard, Bull Inn
    Wakefield, Miss Sarah, dressmaker
    Waine, John, farmer
    Ware, George, corn and coal dealer
    Ware, George, farmer
    Ware, Edmund, farmer
    Weeks, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
    Westover, Thomas, sen, farmer and lime burner
    Westover, Thomas, jun., butcher
    Winder, John, farmer
    Woolhouse, Charles R., White Horse Inn, Sandway
    Wilson, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper
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