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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


    ERITH is an ancient parish and village, and has a railway station on the North Kent line, three miles from Dartford and seven from Gravesend; it was formerly a market town. The population in 1851 was 2,231. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. Archdeacon Charles James Smith, M.A., is the incumbent,

    POST-OFFICE. - Michael Hind, Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.

    Public Houses in Erith

    GENTRY.

    Ayres, Benjamin, esq.
    Beadle, Mrs.
    Brown, _, esq.
    Clarkson, _, esq.
    Dowden, Edward, esq.
    Eardley, Sir Culling, hart., Belvedere
    Everett, William, esq.
    Fookes, O., esq.
    Golding, B,, esq.
    Hall, Walter, esq.
    Haynes, Mrs.
    Humphreys, J. C., esq.
    Hutchinson, John, esq. Vale Cottage
    Knight, George H., esq., Wheatley terrace
    Lumley, Mrs. George
    Lutwish, E. R., esq.
    Murrell, Arthur, esq,, R.N.
    Penn, William, esq.
    Reeves, James, esq., Pier road
    Renshaw, James, esq,, Abbey Wood
    Shaw, Charles, esq.
    Sheffield, Mrs., Pier road
    Sheffield, Miss .
    Smith, Rev. Archdeacon, C. J., Vicar
    Stranrnager, _, esq.
    Tilley, _, esq.
    Turner, Mrs.
    Wells, Arthur, esq.
    Williams, _, esq..
    Wynn, _,esq.

    TRADERS
    Ash, Edward, plumber etc
    Austen, Henry, linen draper
    Barnard, James, watchmaker
    Barnard, Miss, preparatory school
    Barnes, Thomas, boot and shoe maker
    Baugham, John M, grocer
    Bayley, Henry, farmer
    Bayley, James, grocer
    Beadle, Charles jun., wharfinger
    Benge, James, shopkeeper
    Beny, Mr, beer retailer
    Bignell, Edmund, coal merchant
    Brown, Mrs Susannah, shopkeeper
    Burton, William and Francis, gunpowder magazine
    Chapnan, James, saddler
    Chittendon, Thomas, barge master
    Clement, William, farmer
    Cole, Charles F., grocer, etc
    Collins, Mrs., ladies' school
    Coles, John, boot and shoe maker
    Cook, George, baker
    Cook, Robert, veterinary surgeon
    Cottingham, Swayne, and Richardson, surgeons
    Deane, Thomas, Crown
    Debney, William (executors of), grocer
    Dixon, Samuel, stationer
    Dudney, Richard, boot and shoe maker
    Egerton, William, clerk to ballast office
    Eggar, Tapley, grocer
    Farmar, Mrs. Mary, straw bonnet maker
    Farmar, Thomas, toy dealer
    Finmore, Lewis H., hairdresser
    Flicker, Matthew, fruit grower
    Fownes, William, Yacht Tavern and Commercial Inn
    Fricker, James, tailor
    Gilbert, William John, fruit grower
    Gilbert, Mrs. Esther, farmer
    Greathead, John, tailor
    Greathead, George, tailor
    Heath, George, surveying instrument maker
    Hind, John, butcher
    Hind, William, farmer
    Hind, Michael, tailor and post-office
    Hall, John, gunpowder magazine
    Hutton, John and Ann, drapers, etc
    Jarvis, Henry, White Hart
    Jarvis, James, bricklayer
    Jeuner, William, beer retailer
    Kent, Thomas, chemist and druggist
    Knapp, Henry, baker
    Knight, George H., solicitor, Wheatley terrace
    Lewis, Ralph, pilot, and lodging house
    Maclure, Andrew, Pier Hotel
    Martin, William, farmer
    Miles, Richard, grocer
    Parish, John, steward to ballast office
    Pigous and Wilks, gunpowder magazine
    Plant, Thomas, plumber, fee-
    Player, William, fruit grower
    Pryor, John, Running Horses
    Rowland, Benjamin, wheelwright
    Stannard, John, boot maker
    Staples and Co., market gardeners
    Stone, Mrs. Mary, Cross Keys
    Stone, Robert, manager of brick and lime works
    Stratton, William J., baker
    Tinker, William, farmer
    Tolhurst, Thomas, butcher
    Warner, John, beer retailer
    Warner, Mrs. Hannah, greengrocer
    Watts, Alfred, greengrocer
    Weatherhead and Bade, wheelwrights
    Webber, Mr., Wheatley Arms
    West, John, ironmonger
    White, John B., and Sons, bookmakers
    Whiting, George, plumber, glazier, &c.
    Whiston, Thomas, fishmonger
    Wilson, Thomas, shopkeeper
    Woodhams, Mr., hairdresser
    Woolridge, Francis William, baker


    BEADON WELL.

    Butler, Edmund, farmer
    Gilbert, Moses, jun., farmer
    Kewell, John, beer retailer
    Tinker, William, fruit grower

    PlCKADAY.

    Barber, James, Crooked Billet
    Beadle, Charles, farmer
    Chaplin, William, fruit grower
    Gosling, William, fruit grower

    NORTHUMBERLAND HEATH.

    Bellingham, John, fruit grower
    Bellingham, Lionel, fruit grower
    Day, John, fruit grower
    Hate, Thomas, fruit grower
    Dunmall, Mr., Page's Arms

    LESSNESS HEATH

    Gilbert, Mrs, Moses

    Allen, John, farmer
    Austin, John, farmer
    Eves, James, fruit grower
    Eves, John, fruit grower
    Fletcher, John, blacksmith
    Flicker, John, Eardley Arms
    Smith, John, wheelwright


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