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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

STAPLEHURST is a railway station and village, five miles north from Cranbrook, 17 miles from Maidstone, and 28 from Canterbury. The population in 1851 was 1,660. The church is an ancient edifice, and stands on rising ground. The living is a rectory, in the presentation of St. John's College, Cambridge, The Rev. Thomas Crick is the incumbent. Here is also an Independent chapel. Spill's Hill is half a mile east; Yeakshurst, three quarters of a mile east; Broadlake, one mile and a half S.E.; Cuckold's Corner, a quarter of a mile north; Aydhurst, half a mile N.W.,; Great and Little Pagehurst, and Five Ashes, one mile west; Henhurst, half a mile S.W.; Fullers, half a mile south; St. Dennis, one mile S..W.; Iden Green, three quarters of a mile south; Lovehurst, one mile and a half S.W.; Matterass Green, one mile and three quarters S.W.; Nock's Bridge, one mile and a quarter south; Maplehurst, one mile S.E.; Chickenden and Bailey House, one mile and a half N.E.; Stamey House, one mile N.E; Hern's Lodge, one mile N.E.; Hockenbury, one mile and a half N.E; Newstead, one mile and a half N.E.; Cushman's Green, and Swithland's Corner, one mile and a half north; Cross in Hand and Hersfield Bridges, two miles north; Duckhurst, one mile north; St Ann's Green, one mile and ha;f N.W.

POST-OFFICE. - John Vidler Hickmott, Receiver. Money Orders are granted and paid
at this Office.

Burgess, Mrs.
Crick, Rev.Thomas, M.A., Rector
Hoare, Henry, Esq., Staplehurst place
Jackson, Lieutenant Robert Amelius, R.N.
Ottaway, William Nash, Esq.
Penkivil, John, Esq.,
Rug, Mrs.
Usborne, Mrs.


Ballad, Eli, farmer
Barling, Isaac and Son, coal dealers
Barling, Isaac, farmer
Barling, Robert, shopkeeper and carrier
Barnes, William, farmer
Beeching, Jesse, beer retailer
Bourman, Edward, wheelwright
Bover, William, farmer
Bryant, Benjamin, draper and grocer
Burr, Robert, farmer
Burt, William, blacksmith
Butcher, John, King's Head, and farmer
Cheeseman, John, Bell
Chittenden, William, blacksmith
Field, Mrs. Mary, farmer
Field, Edward, relieving officer
Foorman, John, farmer
Fuller, James, beer retailer
George, John, farmer
Hawkins, Christopher, bookseller, stationer and agent to the Law Union Fire and Life Office.
Hickmott, John Vidler, postmaster
Hitchin, Jesse, beer retailer
Huggins, Mrs. G., beer retailer
Jackson, Robert Amelius, station master
Jull, John, grocer and draper
Jull, William, valuer and guano merchant
Loadwell, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
Mannering, Robert, farmer
Masters, William, carrier
Nunn, John, tailor
Ottaway, William Nash, solicitor and clerk to the Guardians of the Maidstone Union, and superintendent registrar of the Maidstone district
Penkivil, John, surgeon
Pollard, Charles, beer retailer
Poyer, George, Crown and wheelwright
Reader, William, beer retailer
Reeves, Henry, boot and shoe maker
Reeves, John, farmer
Reeves, Thomas, ironmonger, and agent to the Kent Fire and Life Office
Reeves and Son, builders and architects
Roberts, William, farmer
Rofe, Sion, farmer
Russell, George, farmer
Samson, Stephen, farmer
Sharp, Edward, farmer
Simmons, Edward, farmer
Simmons, John, farmer
Simmons, Mrs. Louisa, shopkeeper
Simmons, Thomas, farmer
Smith, James, farmer
Smith, William, farmer
Spratt, John, farmer
Stedman, Mrs., saddler
Still, George, farmer
Terrington, Zachariah, South Eastern Hotel, job and posting house
Tomsett, Henry, farmer and boot and shoe maker
Tomsett, William, butcher
Waghorn, Joseph, grocer and baker
Walter, Charles, butcher
Ward, James, farmer
Watson, Frederick, ham dresser
Wickings, William, builder
Wilson, Stephen, beer retailer

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