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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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