1840 Pigot’s Directory of Kent

Sutton at Hone is to be found under the Dartford entry

Somewhat more than a mile southwest from Darenth is the pleasant village of Sutton at Hone; this extensive parish, which gives name to a lathe, is intersected by the river Darent. The church dedicated to St John the Baptist, is a spacious edifice – its architecture in the decorated style; the benefice, a vicarage, is in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester. Sutton Place, an ancient brick building in this parish, formerly belonged to the Knights of St John of Jerusalem, who had a commandery here. Population 1012.

Post Office– High st, Dartford, William Pittock, Postmaster.
Letters from London arrive every night at 10pm, and are despatched every morning at 4am. Letters from Dover &c. arrive every morning at 4am and are despatched every night at 10pm. Letters from Seven Oaks, Tonbridge Wells, Hastings &c. arrive every night at 8pm, and are despatched every morning at 6.30pm.
Letters from Swanscomb, Greenhithe, Darenth, Farningham &c. arrive (by foot post) every evening (Monday excepted) at 7pm and are despatched every morning (Monday excepted), at 8am.

Gentry & Clergy:
Dr John Evans, Sutton
Mr Mumford Kemble, Sutton-at-Hone
Mrs John Mumford, Sutton-at-Hone
Mrs William Mumford, Sutton Place

John Fisher, Sutton

William Lamb, Sutton
Edward Watson, Sutton-at-Hone

Boot & Shoe Makers:
Amos Coldwell, Sutton-at-Hone
William Viner, Sutton-at-Hone

George Bills, Sutton
George Packman, Sutton

Henry How, Sutton-at-Hone

Friend James Medhurst, Sutton

William Acton, Sutton-at-Hone
Henry How, Sutton-at-Hone

Grocers, Tea Dealers & Cheesemongers – see also Shopkeepers &c. and also Tea Dealers
William & Thomas Attwood, Sutton-at-Hone

Linen Drapers:
William & Thomas Atwood, (& silk mercers), Sutton-at-Hone

Susan Squire, Sutton

Painters, Plumbers & Glaziers:
James Barham, Sutton-at-Hone

Paper Manufacturers:
Wm. Wiggins, Hawley mills, Hawley

Shopkeepers & Dealers in Groceries & Sundries:
John Fisher, Sutton
George Packman, Sutton

Taverns & Public Houses: (both pubs still exist although the Bull is currently being converted into a restaurant)
The Bull, Robert Waters, Hawley
The Ship, William Bull, Sutton-at-Hone

Henry How, Sutton-at-Hone

To Seven Oaks, Bowkes from the Eight Bells and Sillman from the Royal Oak, every Wednesday and Saturday.
(this carrier will have passed through Sutton at Hone on its way to Sevenoaks from Dartford)


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