1858 Melville’s Directory

Sutton at Hone is a village, 3 miles from Dartford and 7 miles south west from Gravesend. The population in 1851 was 1290.
The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. John Hotham is the incumbent. Clement Street is half a mile west; Goss Hill, one mile west; Malthouse, one mile and a half west; Giltom Hill, on mile west; Swanley, 2 miles S.W.; Holmfield, half a mile SW; St John’s, a quarter of a mile east. Burnt House, have a mile NW; Rookery one mile north.
Post Office – Mrs Susannah Squire, Postmistress. Letters arrive through Dartford, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

Misses Clayton
William T. Elgar, Esq.
T. Fleet., Esq
Henry Hall, esq, Sutton House
John Hayward, Esq., Sutton Rectory
Rev. John Hotham, M.A. (vicar)
Francis Jones, Esq., Hawley
– Reeves, Esq, Swanley
Richard Saunders, Esq, Hawley House
Captain Shephard, R.N>, Cold Harbour
Mr Henry Staples
– Whitaker, Rookery
Randle Vogan,Esq.

William Acton, wheelwright
William Barham, plumber
James Bicknell, beer retailer
William Bills, beer retailer
John Cooper, farmer
George Creasey, shopkeeper
William Thomas Elgar, farmer
Young Emmerton, Bull
William G. Glover, “Red Lion”, Swanley
James Harber, blacksmith
William Kennard, butcher
William Lane, baker
John Mills, beer retailer, Swanley
Thomas Nevill, farmer
Thomas Packman, “Ship”
John Read, carrier
John Slaughter, Miller
Misses Hannah & Martha Squire, milliners, and post office
Henry Staples, farmer, Swanley
Thomas Staples, farmer, Swanley
William Staples, famer, Swanley
William Tebay, wheelwright
Aaron Turner, carpenter, Swanley
Frederick Turner, “Woodman”, Swanley
William Viner, bootmaker
William Whitehead, fruit grower
William Wiggins, paper manufacturer, Hawley mills