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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

MINSTER is a large village and railway station, four miles west from Ramsgate, 12 N.E. from Canterbury, eight S.E. from Margate, and 26 from Ashford. The church of St. Mary is an ancient building in good repair. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Rev. Robert Thomas Wheeler, M.A. is the incumbent. There is also a Wesleyan Chapel here. The population in 1851 was 1,532. Dorlock is one mile S.E.; Wey, one mile N.E.; Hailing Court, two miles N.E.

POST-OFFICE. - Edward May, Receiver.

GENTRY.
Gillow, Mrs. Ann, Wayborough
Hasler, Mr. William
Swinford, John, Esq.,the Abbey
Wheeler, Rev. Robert Thomas, M.A., Incumbent

Public Houses in Minster

TRADERS.

Allen, Sladden, carpenter
Andrews, John, plumber, glazier, and painter
Birch, John, draper, grocer and tailor, agent for Sun Fire Office, and Stamp Office
Brice, John, gardener
Browning, Thomas, baker
Bubb, Robert, tailor, draper, and hatter, agent to the Freehold Land Society, and
British Empire Mutual Fire and Life Assurance Company
Buddel, Edward, New Inn
Buddel, William, gardener and grocer
Burton, George, gardener
Chandler, Louisa, infant school mistress
Collard, Stephen, farmer
Oollard, Arthur, maltster
Crothall, George, builder
Curling, John, saddler and harness maker
Elvey, William, market gardener
France, Mark, assistant overseer
Freeman, Thomas Anthony, surgeon
Freeman, William, superintendent registrar of births deaths, and marriages, and clerk to the Isle of Thanet Union
Friend, Edward, jun., Bell Inn
Fuller, Lewis, fanner, Hoo Farm
Gibbens, Edward, grazier, Halfway House
Gibbens, Edward jun., farmer, Ebbsfleet Farm
Gibbs, Frederick, grocer
Goulder, Edward, White Horse
Goulder, John, shoemaker
Harlow, Richard, gardener
Harnett, George, farmer, Pouces Farm
Harriett, Thomas, farmer, Gravey
Hosier, John, butcher
Josling, John, farmer
Kitcliingman, William, baker
Knott, Edward, blacksmith
Knott, Elizabeth, national schoolmistress
Lamb, John, shoemaker
May, Edward, parish clerk, post-office, deputy registrar of births and deaths, and national schoolmaster, and agent to Anchor Fire and Life Office
Mayhew, Thomas, farmer
Mirriams, Edward, Mount Pleasant
Nash, Thomas, carpenter and wheelwright
Palmer, John, farmer, Durlock Farm
Petley, John, farmer
Rammell, Thomas, farmer, Thome Farm
Rigden, George, executor of Miller
Sankey, Frederick William, farmer, Way Farm
Setterfield, Henry, carrier, grocer, and shoemaker
Silk, James, coal merchant
Sheppard, William, tailor
Smith, James Thomas William, member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Union hill
Swinford, David, farmer, Alland Grange
Taylor, Charles, bricklayer
Watson, Edward, farmer
Wellard, Lewis, grazier
Woodward, George, farmer, Sheriff's Court
Young, Mary, blacksmith

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