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Grade II Listed
Master's House
High Street
YearNameAddressFlatRelationCM/FAgeOccupationPlace of birth 
1841Bridget HuxstepHigh Street   F40 Kent
1841Joseph HuxstepHigh Street   M40 Kent
1841Elizabeth ArnoldHigh Street   F15 Kent
1851Isabella A BurchamHigh Street1HeadUF29Mistress of the Elham British SchoolLondon
1851Mary PrebbleHigh Street2HeadWF56AnnuitantElham
1851Sophia PrebbleHigh Street2DaughterUF24ImbecileElham
1851Rose Clarissa PrebbleHigh Street2DaughterUF17 Elham
1861Jane HughesHigh Street WifeMF56 Reculver
1861Stephen HughesHigh Street HeadMM53Grocer & Local ...St Nicholas
1871Emma M BealeHigh Street Wife F36 Kent
1871Walter BealeHigh Street Head M29 Somerset
1871Ethel R BealeHigh Street Daughter F1 Kent
1881Benjamin RickardsHigh Street HeadMM56Permd Sert E K Y C Chelsea PensionerBagshot Surrey
YearText Photos 
This building, now divided into two separate dwellings, was once the Elham Poor's House, and was erected in the 18th century. It has a central carriage entrance, with the Master's house on the left. It is of three stories with most of its windows original. Note the top windows, which open by sliding sideways. Elham Study  
1845 Tithe Apportionment: 826, C & G, 0.0.10, owned by Henry Holliday, occupied by William Unstep  
1924 Kelly's Directory: Whitnall, John Edward, plumber  
1966 Listed by English Heritage  
2007 The Poors & Masters Houses Bryan Badham 10040
 YearAddressHouse Name£ PricePurposeNotesOwner 
 1845High Street    Henry Holladay
 2002High StreetMaster's House222500  Annie Bailey