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Melvilles Directory - 1858.
Farningham is a large village and parish, seventeen miles from Maidstone, five
miles south from Dartford, and nine miles north of Sevenoaks. The population is
701 (1858). The church, dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, is built in the early
English style. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of
Canterbury; the Rev Andrew William Burnside is the incumbent. Charlton is half a
mile S.E.; Beesfield, one mile S.E.; Pedham, one mile N.W.
St Peter and St Paul, Farningham - in December 2012
Kindly provided by Stephen Harris