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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
IFIELD is a parish, and includes the greater part of Shinglewell, two miles
south from Gravesend, and seven miles N.W. from Rochester. The church is a small
neat building, and is dedicated to St. Margaret; the Rev. William Downes
Johnstone, M.A., is the incumbent. There is no village near the church, the
population being at Shinglewell, which in 1851 had 91 inhabitants.
Northumberland Bottom and Clap Hill are one mile north.
POST-OFFICE. - Richard Barnard, Receiver, Shinglewell. Letters arrive from
The nearest Money Order Office is at Gravesend.
Beckett, Mr. Charles Andrew
Barnard, Richard, shopkeeper, and post office
Bliss, William, farmer
Solomons, Jeremiah, farmer
Waterman, Henry, George