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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


THE CRAYS are four respectable villages and parishes, contiguous to each other, in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, Ruxley hundred, and Bromley union, West Kent. The most important of the four villages is St. Mary Cray, with a population, in 1851, of 1,400. Next is Foot's Cray, which was formerly called Fore's Cray. It lies on the direct road from London to Maidstone, and is five miles from Bromley; the population of which, in 1851, was 369, and of North Cray, 570, and St. Paul's Cray, 554. Each of
these villages has its parish church; they are in the diocese of Canterbury.
FOOT'S CRAYS.

GENTRY.
Chapman, the Misses
Jeffries, Captain .
Kinder, Richard, Esq.
Madox, T. F., Esq.
Pritchard, Thomas, Esq.
Vansittart, Arthur, Esq
Warrener, Rev. Enoch, M.A., Rector

TRADERS.

Allen, Robert, farmer
Attree, Eardley, wood dealer
Balls, Stephen, stationer and postmaster
Beecham, John, Black Horse
Benge, Mrs. Sophia, beer retailer
Bennett, Benjamin, grocer
Clark, Thomas, tailor
Clark, Thomas, coach builder
Francis, Edward, builder
Francis, John, shoemaker
Hanis, Thomas, Tiger's Head
Haylett, Robert, baker
Humphrey, James, beer retailer
Jull, William, blacksmith
Kelsey, William, grocer
King, James, broom maker
King, William, beer retailer
May, John, farmer
Mills, Thomas, butcher
Morgan, John, Seven Stars
Parker, Thomas, basket maker
Pollard, George, paper maker
Poole, John shoemaker
Pritchard, Thomas, surgeon
Richardson, Thomas, grocer
Spooner, Abraham, grocer
Sim, Robert, nurseryman
Welsh, Mrs. George, blacksmith
Wood, Mrs. James, baker
Wooldridge, Alfred, corn merchant
Wright, Thomas, carpenter
Yates, William, carrier
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