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Wittersham, Tenterden, Ashford with Shepway

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

WITTERSHAM, or WITTRISHAM, is a village and parish, five miles north of Rye station, and south of Tenterden. The population in 1851 was 987. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist, and is a fine edifice. The living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. E. R. Nares is the incumbent. The Wesleyans have a chapel here.

POST-OPFICE. - Thomas Forster, Postmaster. The nearest Money Order Offices are at Rye and Tenterden.


Adams, Mrs. Mary
Cummins, Mr. John
Kemp, Rev. Alfred, Curate .
Nares, Captain E. D.
Nares, Kev. E. R., Rector
Pain, Mr. Alfred
Sims, Mr. David
Smallfield, Thomas, Esq
Southerden, Mrs. Henrietta


Ashbee, Richard, Queen's Head
Beck, George William, lime and coal merchant
Body, John, farmer
Body, Thomas, farmer
Bishop, Samuel, farmer
Bull, Thomas, farmer
Burch, Stephen, miller
Chennell, Thomas, farmer
Collard, Thomas, miller
Dengate, George, builder
Dengate, Charles, baker
Dengate, John, painter, &c. .
Dunster, Charles, Ewe and Lamb
Elmer, Thomas, farmer
Forster, Thomas, postmaster
Freeland and Hoskins, butchers
Freeland, William, parish clerk
Gansba, S., farmer
Green, Charles, farmer
Highwood, Mrs. Mary, grocer
Hoad, George, carpenter
Hoad, James, carpenter
Mancer, James, wheelwright
Martin, Edward, bootmaker
Martin, Richard, farmer
Neve, Thomas, grocer and draper
Neve, William, blacksmith
Neve, Walter, veterinary surgeon
Neve, Henry, farmer
Padgham, Alfred, grocer and draper
Parkhurst, Jesse, tailor and grocer
Poile, Jeremiah, farmer
Samson, Stephen, farmer
Simmons, William, farmer
Sims, Thomas, carrier
Sims, William, carpenter
Sims, Samuel, shoemaker
Sisley, Thomas, grocer
Springett, John, saddler
Springett, George, butcher, &c.
Southen, Alfred, farmer
Stanford, George, tailor
Standen, Spencer, farmer
Tappley, John, shoemaker
Terry, John T., surgeon
Tomkin, Musgrove, farmer
Winter, Samuel, farmer
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