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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
EASTWELL is a small village in the Hundred of Wye, Lathe of Scray, East Kent,
three miles north from Ashford; seventy miles from London. Its population in
1851 was 88. The church of St. Mary is very ancient; the living is a rectory, in
the gift of the Earl of Winchelsea; the Rev. Montague Oxenden, M.A., is the
incumbent; there is also a National school in the parish.
POST-OFFICE, Westwell Common - Thomas Russell, Receiver. The nearest Money Order
Offices are at Ashford and Charing.
Oxenden, Rev. Montague, M.A.
Winchelsea and Nottingham, the Right Honourable the Earl of, Eastwell Park.
Baker, Samuel W., farmer, Court Lodge
Clifford, George, schoolmaster, and agent to the Hope Mutual Life Office
Luckhurst, Mary, grocer and beer retailer
Moore, William, farmer, Lenacre Hall