Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Kent Villages Home Page | Kent Districts & Kent Lathes |Kent Villages and Towns A - Z
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
Public Houses in Selling
SELLING is a village four miles S.W. of Faversham, and eight S.E of Canterbury,
in the lathe of Scray, Boughton-under-Blean hundred, and Faversham union. The
population in 1851 was 597. The church of St. Mary is very ancient. The Rev.
George Beardsworth, M.A., is the vicar. Shattenden Hill is a fine view, and on
it is a triangular camp. The hamlet of Gushmore is in the neighbourhood. Ovens
Court is one mile and a half N.W.; Road, or Rhoads, Mullinge, and Cockshill, one
mile S.E.; Three Beeches, one mile S.E. ; Sole Street, one mile and a half west.
Letters are received by foot post from Faversham.
Hilton, Captain Stephen, Gushmore
Hilton, Henry, Esq., Little Ovens Court
Neame, Miss Catherine
Neame, Charles, Esq., Harefleld
Neame, Mrs. Mary Ann, Selling Court
Appsley, Leonard, farmer, Ovens Court
Brown, John, shopkeeper
Brown, Redman, farmer, Gushmore
Butcher, John and Thqmas, farmers, Gushmore
Clackett, John, smith, Gushmore
Claekett, William, farmer, Gushmore
George, James, White Lion, carpenter
Hogben, Alexander, carpenter
Hilton, Giles, grocer
Hulse, John, butcher
Langsdale, Stephen, farmer, Rhode's Court
Neame, Charles; farmer, Harefield
Neame, Edward, farmer, Norham
Neame, John, farmer
Pilcher, Richard, smith and farrier
Warters, Richard, farmer, Popering