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Riverhead pub history

Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


RIVERHEAD is a parish and village, one mile and a half north from Sevenoaks, where the two roads from London and Westerham meet. The population in 1851 was 1,728. The church is a chapel of ease to Sevenoaks, and is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the vicar of Sevenoaks,

POST-OFFICE. - Mrs. Elizabeth Burgess, Receiver. Letters arrive by Mail cart from Tunbridge.

GENTRY.

Amherst, Earl, Montreal Park
Cliapple, Charles, Esq., Manor House
CJitton, Mrs. Mary
Ciimmings; Mrs. Thomas
Fariss, Miss, Holmerdale Villa
Grover, Mr. William
Hughes, Henry, Esq.
Norton, Miss Mary
Petley, Charles R. C., Esq.
Randolph, Rev. Cyril, M.A.
Sharpe, Mr. Thomas


TRADERS.

Allingham, John, baker
Bishop, John, butcher
Bligh, Benjamin, shopkeeper
Botley, James, coal dealer
Bowles, Mrs. Harriet, beer retailer
Busbridge, William, bootmaker
Fulljames and Burgess, grocers and post-office
Goodman, William, chemist
Green, Philip, farmer
Green, William, butcher
Henderson, James and Robert, stonemasons
Holmes, Henry, surveyor
Jones, Mrs. Ann, Lion
Knight, Henry, blacksmith
Marchant, John, builder
Martin, George, upholsterer
Odd, William, shoemaker
Paine, Zechariah, tailor and draper
Sands, Mrs. Sarah, plumber, &c.
Sendall, William, Amherst Arms
Skinner, Thomas, shoemaker
Smith, Joseph, seedsman
Smith, Robert, White Hart Inn
Sutton, George, coach builder
Thorpe, George D., maltster, etc.
Townsend, Samuel, saddle and harness maker
Varge, William blacksmith
Wells, Frederick, boot and shoe maker
West, Charles, baker
Whiteman, Edward, fellmonger
Worship, John L., surgeon


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