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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
MILLSTEAD, or MILSTED, is a village, three miles and a half from Sittingbourne.
The population in 1851 was 211. The church is dedicated to St. Mary, and is a
handsome building. The living is a rectory; the Rev. Henry Hilton, M.A., is the
incumbent. Rawling Street is one mile N.E,; Hollybury, Higham, Hogshore, and
Torry Hill, one mile and a half S.E.; Braddock, or Broadoak Fostal, one mile
POST-OFFICE. - William Caryer, Receiver. Millstead Street letters received
Sittingbourne, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.
Hilton, Rev. Henry, M.A., Rectory | Tylden, Sir John M., Bart., Manor House
Caryer, Henry, carpenter
Caryer, William, grocer and post-office, Millstead Street
Cooper, Richard, farmer, Great Higham
Craydon, Thomas, parish clerk
Martin, William, Red Lion, Rawling Street
Lake, Charles, jun., farmer, Little Higham and Hogshore
Peek, John, boot and shoemaker
Reason, Thomas, farmer, Broadoalc Fostal
Smead, George, farmer
Storr, John, butcher