Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories
Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
DEAL is a seaport town, municipal and parliamentary borough, and Cinque port of Sandwich; it is in the Eastry union, lathe of St. Augustine, East Kent, Canterbury Archbishopric, and consists of the parishes of Deal, Shoulden, Great Mongeham, and Walmer. Deal is 73 miles from London by road, and 102 miles by railway, 21 miles S.E. from Canterbury, nine miles north from Dover, and 17 miles from Margate. The town is well paved, and lighted with gas. The population in 1851 was 10,438. St. Leonard's.Church, Upper Deal, is an ancient structure. The living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev. John Nisbit, M.A., rector. The new church is dedicated to St. Andrew; the Rev. David B. Payne, M.A., curate.
St Mary's church, Shoulden, is a vicarage, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
St. Martin's church, Great Mongeham, is a handsome building; the living is a rectory, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury. St. Saviour's Chapel, Walmer road, is a neat structure. The Roman Catholics, Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists and Unitarians, have their chapels here. Large numbers of barges are built here. There is also some sail making, rope and sack making, brewing, malting and fishing carried on. The barracks are in Walmer. Little Mongeham is about one mile and a half west of great Mongeham, and its population in 1851 was 134.
Foulmead, How Bridge, Finglesham, Marley, and Hockling, are two miles and a half N.W.; Cottington is pne mile N.W. Near the railway station, are the exotic gardens of Mr. James Ricketts, which are well worth inspecting, and contain a beautiful show of plants, etc.,
POST-OFFICE, Middle street - James Ekins, Post-master. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.
Public Houses in Deal
Gentry in Deal in 1858
Traders in 1858 Melville's Directory by surname
A to F ; G to O ; P to W
MAGISTRATES OF DEAL.
MAYOR - S. W. West, Esq. RECORDER - John Deedes,
Charles Chaplin, Esq..
H. W. Harvey, Esq.
George Hughes, Esq.
William Watt, Esq.
George Hammond, Esq.
J. C. H.Wilkie, Esq.
Branch of National Provincial Bank of England, Lower street. - Joseph Silver, Manager.
Savings' Bank,, Lower street. - Robert Petley, Secretary.
Custom House Office, Lower street.- John Demeresq, Collector.
Assembly Rooms, near the Guildhall, Lower street.
Guildhall, Lower street. - Petty Sessions every Monday and Thursday.
Submarine and British Telegraph Office, 200, Beach street.
Gas Works,. Cannon street, William Houghton, Manager.
Railway Station, South Eastern Company, Upper Deal road. - William Peckbam, Station Master, Residence at Station.
County Court Office, Beach street. - Thomas Cave Hull, Clerk
Pilot House, Beach street. - John Thornton, Clerk.
The Pier, Beach street, near the Royal Hotel.
Life Boat, Lower Walmer. - Captain Gardener, Superintendent of the Company.
Fishmarket, in King street.
Markets for Meat, Poultry, Eggs, Butter, etc,, every Tuesday and Saturday, under the Guildhall,
Sandown Castle at the end of Beaqh street,Unoccupied.
Deal and Walmer Cemetery, Wellington place.
PLACES OP WORSHIP AND SCHOOLS.
St, Leonard Churph, Upper Deal - Rev. John M, Nisbit. Minister.
Church, Lower Walmer-Rey. David. Bruce Payne, Curate. Services-Morning, half past 10; Afternoon, at three. ' .
New Church in. West street.
Providence Chapel, St. George's place.- Rev, Mr. Gibhojns, Minister
Unitarian Baptist Chapel, Lower Street.-,Rev, Idn Payne, Minister.
Zion Chapel, Nelson street. - Rev. Mr. Garwood, Minister.
Independent Chapel, Lower street - Rev Thomas James bartram, Minister
St George's Chapel of Ease of the Parish Church, Lower street - Rev Henry H Dombrain, Incumbent
Wesleyan Chapel, Duke street. - Rev. John England, Minister.
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Park street. - Preachers various.