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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
ELTHAM is a small ancient but pleasant town and suburb of London, adjoining Lee, eight miles S.E. from London, in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, Blackheath hundred, union of Lewisham, West Kent. The population, with Mottingham, in 1851, was 2.437.
The church of St. John is a plain edifice, but was considerably improved and enlarged in 1819.
The living is a discharged vicarage, in the diocese of London. There are six almshouses, founded by Thomas Philpot, in 1680, and Foster's Almshouses. There are two chapels - one for Independents, and the other for Wesleyans.
Mottingham is a hamlet, partly in the parish of Eltham, and partly in that of Chislehurst, about one mile south from Eltham church,
and three miles N.W. from Bromley.
POST-OFFICE. - James Lawrence, Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.
Public Houses in Eltham
TRADERS in Eltham in 1858
|Alchin, Richard T., Esq.
Bartlett, Mrs., Court Yard
Bean, Alfred W., Esq., Castle House
Bloxham, Iliehard, Esq.
Carter, George, Esq.
Chamberlin, George, Esq.
Chambers, John, Esq., Lee road
Courage, Robert, Esq., Conduit Lodge
Crewe, the Misses, Wood Ledge
Cross, J., Esq.
Cupiss, Mr. Francis P., High street
Davis, Mrs. Milne, Miss Isabella, Court Yard
Dobell, Henry W., Esq.
Ellis, Mrs. Jane C.
Fensham, Mrs. Amelia
Gardener, _, Esq.
Garland, Mrs. Elizabeth
Grant, Colonel Edward
Green, Robert, Esq.
Greenfield, _, Esq.
Goaset, Captain Arthur, magistrate
Guillemard, Mrs. Ann Pearce
Hale, Thomas, Esq., Avery hill
Hartley, Mrs. Jane
Hobson, Mrs. Louisa, High street
Holmes, Mr. Henry
Homersham, Samuel C., Esq.
Hopkirk, Thomas, Esq.
Howard, William, Esq., Lee road
Jackson, Thomas, Esq.
Jackson, Rev. William, Independent
Jarman, Mr. Alfred, High street
|Keith, Mr. John, Court Villa
King, David, Esq., M.D.
Knightley, William P., Esq.
Lambert, Mrs. Lucy, Eagle House
Lewin, Henry, Esq., Park place
Lewin, Thomas, Esq., magistrate
Mann, Caleb, Esq.
Marrs, William, Esq., Western park
Martin, Thomas, Esq.
McLeod, Thomas, Esq., Mottingham
Mills, Richard, Esq., Moat Cottage
Milne, Alexander George, Esq.,
Miskin, Mr. W.
Nourse, E. C., Esq., M.D.
Phillips, G. F., Esq.
Prior, Herman L., Esq., Foot's Cray road
Pritchard, George, Esq., R.M.A.
Pritohard, Thomas, Esq.
Reed, Francis, Esq.
Richardson, Lawford, Esq.
Schroeter, F. A., Esq.
Stanbury, Mrs. Martha
Snow, Rev. Arthur, M.A., Curate
Taylor, Johnson C., Esq.
Thomas, Colonel Henry, K.A.
Turner, Henry, Esq.
Vicat, James, Esq., Southwood House
Warner, Mrs. Penelope
Wilson, Benjamin, Esq.
Wilson, Charles, Esq.
Wood, Mrs., Eltham Lodge