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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

West Farleigh is a village, one mile and a half distant from East Farleigh. The church is dedicated to All Saints, and is a neat edifice, in the early English style, The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, and incumbency of the Rev. Robert Stevens, D.D. The population in 1851 was 426. Perns Court is one mile east; Dane or Dean Street, half a mile east.

POST-OFFICE  - Thomas Tolhurst, Postmaster.

GENTRY.

Charlton, John, Esq.
Fitzherhert, Anthony, Bsq.
Fitzherbert, Sir Henry, Bart., Farleigh
House Ward, Ambrose, Esq.
Jackson, Thomas, Esq., the Court Lodge
Mercer, Mrs. Elizabeth, Hill Cottage
Mercer, Samuel, Esq.
Newenhan, Rev. _, Curate
Stevens, Rev. Robert, D.D., Vicarage
Whitehead, Richard, Esq., Ewejl


TRADERS

Casten, Charles, grocer
Fleet, John, carpenter
Foster, Charles, grocer, &o.
Groombridge, John, blacksmith
Hickmate, Samuel, beer retailer
Paramore, Nicholas, beer retailer
Philpot, John, hop planter, Smith Hill
Startup, Mrs. Catharine, farmer, Parsonage
Stone, John, bricklayer
Tacchi, Anthony, schoolmaster
Tolhurst, Thomas, Chequer's Inn and postmaster


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