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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
KINGSDOWN is a village four miles S.E. of Sittingbourne, and seven miles S.W. of
Faversham. The population in 1851 was 211. It has a small church, the Rev. H. J.
Hordern, is the incumbent. Dungate is half a mile N.W.; Hole Street is another
place in the parish.
Letters received through Sittingbourne, which is also the nearest Money Order
Champion, William, farmer
Elvy, Mrs., Fox Hunters
Pack Edward, grocer, &c.
Smith, James, farmer
Stevens, Samuel, maltster
Stevens, John, sen., maltster
Strouts, Felix, farmer, Kingsdown Court
Strouts, John, farmer, Hole Street