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NEWNHAM is a village five miles S.W. of Faversham, in Faversham union, lathe of Scray, East Kent. The population in 1851 was 431. The church of St. Peter and St. Paul is very ancient. The living is a rectory in the gift of Miss Hill. The Rev. J. H. Bower, rector. Here is a small Independent chapel. Sheersted is half a mile north; Sheppington, one mile and a half north; Homestall, one mile north; Sheland, Champion Court, and Faith are farms.

POST-OFFICE. - Stanley Bates, Post-master. The nearest Money Order Office is at Faversham.

GENTRY.
Bower, Rev. J. H., Rector
Horden, Rev., Kingsdown


TRADERS..
Bates, Stanley, post office, grocer, &c.
Elvy, Mrs. Sarah, seminary
Elvy, Thomas Baker, farmer, Champion Court
Filmer, Thomas, farmer, parsonage
Fright, William, parish clerk
Hooker, George, tailor
Hope, Thomas, baker
Jackson, John, sen., grocer
Jackson, John, jun., butcher
Jackson, James, farmer
King, William, carpenter
Monk, Thomas, farmer, butcher, Sheland
Moore, Thomas, smith and farrier
Norrington, Henry, wheelwright
Packham, William, George Inn
Payne, John, carpenter
Pettman, John, smith and farrier
Read, Thomas, farmer, Frith
Saxby, Charles, baker
Selling, Thomas, boot and shoe maker
Taylor, Henry, miller
Wiseman, George, boot and shoe maker


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