Upper Hardres, Bridge, Canterbury with Swale

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

UPPER or GREAT HARDRES. This parish adjoins Lower Hardres to the S.E. The Church is small and ancient, dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. The living is a rectory, with the perpetual curacy of Stelling annexed, in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. E. Sandys Lumsdaine, M.A. The population, in 1851, was 303. Bassingham is a hamlet with 150 inhabitants, one mile south ; Palmsted is a hamlet with 30 inhabitants, two miles S.E.; Wildage, two miles S.E.; Lincey, one mile S.E.; Bursted, one mile S.E.; Pheasant's Hall, one mile and a half east; Langham Park, one mile and a half east, Woodsgate, half a mile east. Brixall is in this parish.

POST-OFFICE - John Wood, Receiver. Bassingham letters through Canterbury. The
nearest Money Order Office is at Canterbury.

Lumsdaine, Rev. Edwin Sandys, M.A., Rectory

Andrews, William, farmer
Arnold, James, farmer
Atwood, William, farmer
Austen, Daniel, farmer
Holttum, Thomas, farmer
Spain, Smithett, farmer, Brixall
White, William, farmer, Little Brixall
White, Mr., blacksmith


Pinch, James, baker and shopkeeper
Ladd, Mrs. Mary, Star
Savage, Henry, bootmaker
Wood, John, boot and shoe maker and postmaster

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