Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
Public House in Rodmersham
RODMERSHAM is a village one mile and a half south of Sittingbourne. Its population in 1851 was 328. Here is a parish church; the living is a vicarage in the gift of Mrs. B. Lushington, the Rev. Thomas Oben Drawbridge, M.A., vicar. Dully, or Dubly, is half a mile east; Newbury, one mile south; Bargain Hill, one mile, S.W.; Pistock, one mile and a half S.W.; Scutrington, one mile and a half S.E.; Bawling Street, two miles S.W.
Letters are received through Sittingbourne. The nearest Money Order Office is at Faversham.
Drawbridge, Rev. Thomas, M.A., vicar, Green
Lushington, Mrs. Barbara, Lodge
Austen, John, miller, the Green
Amos, Richard, bailiff to Mrs. B. Lushington, Lodge
Blaxland, Henry, farmer, Dubly
Blaxland, James, farmer, Sentrington
Burgess, Mrs. Mary, fruiterer, Green
Champion, John, farmer and wheelwright, Pistook
Denne, Richard, Merson Court
Langton, Matthew, beer retailer and fruiterer, Green
Jarrett, Thomas, farmer, Rawling Street
Jesse, Thomas, fruiterer
Lake, Charles, farmer, Bargain Hill
Matson, John, farmer
Peckham, Mrs. Charlotte, shopkeeper, Green
Ruff, Thomas, farmer