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    Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    Public Houses in Sevenoaks

    Traders in 1858

    SEVENOAKS is a pleasant market and union town, situated on high ground, and is surrounded by a delightfully diversified country. There are many handsome seats, the residences of the numerous nobility of this healthy and agreeable locality.
    The town is lighted with gas, and consists of two principle seats. There is a market held on Saturday, but principally for corn. The population in 1851, including Riverhead, Town Borould, and the Weald, was 4,178. The church is dedicated to St Nicholas; it stands at the south end of the town, and is a handsome building in the perpendicular style, with a square tower, which can be seen each way for a considerable distance. The Rev. Thomas Curteis, M.A., is the patron, incumbent, and impropriator; the Rev. Cyril Curteis, B.A., curate; and the Rev. Edward H Boardman, second curate. Two episcopal chapels, with houses for ministers, have been erected in the parish, by the Earl Amherst and the late Multon Lambarde, Esq., with consent of the vicar as patron; one situated in Weald, and the other at Riverhead.
    The livings are perpetual curacies, in the patronage of the rector after the decease of the founders. There is a Wesleyan chapel, which was erected in 1852, by William W Pocock, Esq., a neat edifice, built in the Gothic style of architecture, and will accommodate about 400 persons; the Rev. William B. Dennis is the minister. There is also a chapel belonging to the Particular Baptists, capable of accommodating 400 persons ; the Rev. Thomas Shirley is the minister.
    The union workhouse has recently been removed to Birchfield, in the parish of Sundridge. Here is also a literary and scientific institution, with 1,000 volumes.

    POST-OFFICE. - Samuel Thomas Hills, Postmaster. London letters arrive by Mail cart
    from Tunbridge at 6 A.M., delivered at 7 A.M. Money Orders are granted and paid at this office.

    BANKERS.
    London and County Bank. - Charles Palmer, Manager, Draw on 21, Lombard street.
    Savings' Bank. - Open from 12 until 1 o'clock every Monday. Thomas Mills, Actuary.

    PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENTS.
    Excise Office. - Held at the Royal Crown,
    Gas Works. - John Shewen, Secretary.
    Stamp Office. - G. W. Harrison, Distributor.
    Union House. - James Browne.
    Scientific and Literary Institution. - Thomas Hancock, George Ashdown, Secretaries.
    Police Station, near the Vine. - James Handley, Superintendent of County Constabulary.

    PLACES OF WORSHIP AND SCHOOLS
    Calvinist Chapel.
    New Wesleyan Chapel. - The Rev. William B. Dennis, Minister.
    Particular Baptist Chapel. - Rev. Thomas Shirley.
    Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School. - Rev. James Raven, B.A., Second Master.
    Lady Boswell's Free School. - John Thomas Bowen, Master.

    GENTRY.

    Adams, Robert E., Esq., High street
    Allen, William Henry, Esq., Mina House
    Amherst, Right Hon. Countess, Mary, Knole Park
    Austen, Mrs. John, High street
    Austen, Mrs. George Lennard, High street
    Austen, Mrs. Henry, Bellevue
    Austen, Colonel Thomas, Kippington Park
    Binyon, Mr. Benjamin, Hope Cottage
    Boardman, Rev. Edward Hubbard, (second Curate of Sevenoaks)
    Brain, Mr. William, High street
    Briggs, Mr. Richard Ring, Bradbourne Vale
    Carnell, Thomas, Esq., High street
    Carnell, George Frederick, Esq., the Vine
    Child, George, Esq., St. John's Hill
    Clark, Mrs. Ann, Vine Villa
    Clark, Joseph, Esq., River Hill Cottage
    Clark, Mr. John, London road
    Cole, George Calverley, Esq.
    Covell, the Misses, High street
    Crowhurst, Mr. Robert, No. 1, Suffolk place
    Currie, Rev. Horace Gore, M.A,, Manor House
    Curteis, Rev. Cyril Thomas, B.A., Vicarage (Curate of Sevenoaks)
    Curteis, Rev. Thomas, M.A., Rectory (Patron, Incumbent, and Impropriator)
    Davison, Miss Christian
    Dennis, Rev. William B., Wesleyan Minister, London road
    Edwards, the Misses, Bank place
    Ellis, John, Esq., Suffolk place
    Felkin, Rev. John, Baptist Minister, Hartslands
    Fenner, Mr. George, Hartslands
    Franks, George, Esq., High street
    Garbett, Mrs. Christopher
    Gatty, Miss M., High street
    Golding, John A., Esq., Suffolk place
    Gordon, Rear-Admiral Robert, St. John's hill
    Greene, Mrs. M., High street
    Grut, Nicholas, Esq., Stone Villa
    Hards, Mrs,, St. John's hill
    Hardes, Mrs. Ann, Suffolk place
    Harman, Mrs. Sarah, Bradbourne vale
    Hazard, Thomas, Esq., near the Vine
    Herries, Right Hon. Charles John, St. Julian's
    Hickmott, Mr. William
    Hilton, Mrs., the Vine
    Hockley, Mrs. Ann, High street
    Holcroft, William Francis, Esq., High street
    Holcroft, Colonel William
    Hooper, Mrs. Harriet, High street
    Kelson, George, Esq., High street
    Kemp, Henry Darling, Esq., Vine Cottage
    Knott, Miss Emily, High street
    Lambard, William, Esq., Beeohmont
    Lightfoot, Thomas, Esq.
    Lloyd, Rev. Samuel Webb, the Vine House
    Maundrell, Mr. William, Hartslands
    Mills, Thomas, Esq., Bradbourne Vale
    Morgan, Miss Mary, Vine Lodge
    Morphew, Mrs., London road
    Mountford, Rev. Joseph, High street
    Nouaille, Peter, Esq., St. John's hill
    Palmer, Charles, Esq., Suffolk place
    Palmer, John, Esq., High street
    Palmer, Charles, jun., Esq., Suffolk Cottage
    Parker, Mr. Thomas, London road
    Parker, Mrs. John, High street
    Parker, Mr. George Green, near the Vine
    Parker, Mrs. Henry, Henry's Cottage
    Raven, Rev. James, B.A., Second Master of Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
    Ring, Mrs., St. John's hill
    Rogers, John, Esq., River Hill House
    Shewen, Mrs. Mary M., London road
    Shirley, Rev. Thomas
    Smith, Mrs., St. John's hill
    Sutton, John, Esq., High street
    Wackerbath, George, Esq.
    Ward, Mrs. M. A.
    Warren, Mr. John, London road
    Watts, Miss Eleanor, Myrtle Cottage
    Glendining, Alexander, Esq., Ash Grove Webb, Mrs. Ann, Rose Cottage
    Willard, Mrs., the Vine
    Willis, Mr. Henry, Rose Cottage
    Wilson, Mrs. E., London road
    Wilson, Mrs. Keren huppuck
    Wood, Mr. Thomas, St. John's hill
    Woodington, Mrs. Ann, Park place
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