Shorne, North Aylesford / Strood, Gravesend

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Shorne is a joint parish with Merston, three miles and a half S.E. from Gravesend, and four miles N.W. from Rochester. The church of St. Peter and St. Paul contains
a fine monument, to the memory of Henry de Cobham, of the time of Edward II. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. Jacob Joseph Marsham is vicar. The population in 1851 was 984.

Thong is a hamlet of Shorne, one mile west.

POST-OFFICE. - Mrs. Catharine Solomon, Receiver. Letters are received through Gravesend.


Barrett, Captain
Marsham, Rev. Jacob J., Vicar
Peck, Mr. William
Smythe, Mr. Edward

Public Houses in Shorne


Beckingham, John, Old Beefsteak House
Clark, John, wood dealer
Clark, Richard, shopkeeper
Drew, George, cow keeper
Franks, George, bailiff
Gent, John, shopkeeper
Hermitage, Benjamin, boot maker
Hurley, Henry, boot and shoe maker
Jarrett, Charles, See Ho
Langford, William, farmer
Nash, William, wheelwright
Noakes, Jarvis and George, farmers
Noakes, Richard, farmer
Parker, John, blacksmith
Phillips, William, farmer
Renton, J., Rose and Crown
Smith, Thomas, market gardener
Siddell, Mark, registrar
Solomon, Catharine, shopkeeper, and post office
Solomon, Henry, farmer
Solomon, Joseph, farmer
Stewart, Mrs. E., market gardener
Tomlin, George, tanner
Whatman, Charles, Crown
Willshire, Elizabeth, miller

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