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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
KNOCKHOLT is a straggling village and parish, 5 miles and a half N.W. from
Seyenoaks, and nine miles south from Bromley. The population in 1851 was 578.
The church stands on an elevated situation. The living is a perpetual curacy, in
the patronage of the rector of Orpington. The Rev. Joseph Hall is the incumbent.
Here is also a small chapel for the Wesleyans.
POST-OFFICE. - William Forge, Receiver. Letters are received through Sevenoaks.
The nearest Money Order Offices are at Westerham and Sevenoaks.
Colyer, Charles, Esq.
Corpe, Mr. Augustus Burlirigs .
Graham, Mr. G.
Hall, Rev. Joseph, M.A.
Holmes, Mr. C. R.
Miles, L. P., Esq.
Norton, Daniel, Esq
Ricketts Miss Elizabeth
Riddles, Mr. John
Rouse, Henry, Esq.