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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
PRESTON adjoins Faversham on the south. The living is a vicarage in the
patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church is dedicated to St.
Catherine. Brents Town is a hamlet on the opposite bank of the creek; Ewell is
one mile east; Marnade half a mile east; Westwood three-quarters of a mile S.E ;
Copton one mile S.E.; Perrycourt quarter of a mile south ; Brogdale three
quarters of a mile south ; White Hill one mile south; Bysing Wood one mile west;
Sindall one mile west; Judd's Hill half a mile west; Hemstead Fostal two-miles
S,W;.; Painters Postal.two miles S.W.;
Elverland three miles' S.W.; Scooks three miles and a quarter S.W. Stone, one
mile and a half west, is a parish with a population of 86. The church is in