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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
NORTON is a village three miles and a half west of Faversham, in the Faversham
hundred and union, and lathe of Scray, East kent.
The church is dedicated to St Mary. The living is a rectory in the gift of the
Bishop of Rochester,
The Rev. James Hawley, M.A., Rector. The population in 1851 was 99. Luson street
is quarter of a mile north;
Goldfinch, quarter of a mile N.W.; Claxfield, half a mile N.W.; Newhouse, half a
Lorditton, one mile S.W.; Rushet, one mile S.E.; Provender, three quarters of a
mile east; Beacon Hill, one mile east.
Letters through Sittingbourne. The nearest Money Order Office is at Faversham.
Lushington, Bight Hon. Stephen Rumbold, Norton Court
Neame, John R., Esq., Rushet
Hammond, Mrs. Mary, farmer
I/eese, John, farmer, Smiddington
Monk, Thomas, cattle dealer, Norton Ash
Reed, Henry, farmer, Rushet
Smith, Thomas, bailiff to Mr. James Lake
Strouts, John, farmer
Wilks, Frederick, farmer, Provender