Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
MERSHAM is a village pleasantly situated, four miles S.W. from Ashford. The
church is a neat edifice, dedicated to St. John. The living is a rectory in the
gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. G. Norwood, incumbent. Kingsland
Street is one mile N.W.; Quarrington, one mile and a half N.E.; Bokham, two
miles north; Brabourn Brimp, one mile south.
POST-OFFICE - Edward Simmons, Receiver. Letters received through Ashford.
Allen, James, Esq.
Durtnal, W., Esq.
Hodgson, Mrs. Charlotte
Hughes, Misses, New House
Knatchbull, Sir Norton, Bart., Mersham Hatch
Norwood, Rev. George, Vicarage
Lewis, Rev. L. W.
Wyman, Shearwin, Esq.
|Barton, Edward, farmer, Bower Farm
Bishop, S., farmer
Brenchley, Thomas, farmer
Brett, Stephen, blacksmith, farmer, constable, and assessor of taxes
Browning, William, schoolmaster
Burch, Job, miller, and assessor of taxes
Chamberlain, Richard, Farriers' Arms
Farris, John, grazier
Finn, Mrs. Elizabeth, parochial schoolmistress
Finn, Richard and Son, carpenters and builders
Finn, William Johnson, parochial schoolmaster and parish clerk
Firininger, Mrs. Ann, farmer
Forester, Jessie, Royal Oak
Head, George, shoemaker
Howland, William, bricklayer
Morley, Thomas, farmer
|Noble, H., farmer
Norwood, John and Edward, farmers
Prebble, Thomas, farmer
Prebble, John, agricultural machine maker and wheelwright
Simmons, Edward, draper and grocer
Stone, James, market gardener
Stone, William, grazier
Swaffer, Alfred, farmer, Stone Green farm
Swaffer, Daniel, farmer, Conscience Farm
Terry, Marsh, farmer
Tucker, David and Henry, glovers and fellmongers
Tournay, Thomas, beer retailer and painter
Tournay, Thomas, builder
Wyman, Shearwin, farmer
Wyman, Thomas, farmer, Court Lodge