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The outline of the pub history site is to list ALL pubs of the last 200 years with detailed information on each, including their occupants and staff members; i.e. it is a genealogical search tool. It is never exhaustive, but it's pretty damned good so far. Please help me make it better if you have anything to add. Use the search engine to find pubs by name, publicans and bar staff by name, or just use it as a historical street directory - all detail on one site of about 50 thousand pages and over 10 thousand images. The site lists all counties in England, but some are sparse in content, whilst London and the South is very well documented. Use the links above to traverse the site; and if a search fails, type your search into google, find the relevant page on Ewans pubology site and it brings you back here again!

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Herne, Blean, Canterbury with Swale

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Public Houses & Hotels in Herne

HERNE is a village situated to the north of Sturry. Herne Street, or Town, is situated about the centre of the parish, and is in the lathe of St. Augustine, hundred of Bleangate, and Blean union, East Kent; seven miles from Canterbury, and three north of Sturry. The church of St. Martin is a handsome edifice. The Rev. James May, M.A., vicar; Rev. George William Temple, curate. The population in 1851 was 1,459.
The workhouse of Blean union is on Herne Common, Beltinge, or Bellinge Haw or How, half a mile east; Hampton, three miles N.W. on the coast; Thornton, or Strood, are boroughs or hamlets; Northwood, one mile N.W.; Huntersfostel, Eddington, Sharpershall Hill, Broamefield, Colewood, Westbrook, Blocksole, and Underdown, are places in the parish.

POST-OFFICE. - James Harnett, Post-master. Letters arrive from Canterbury. The
nearest Money Order Office is at Herne Bay.

Union Workhouse, Herne Common. Thomas Rammell, Chairman of Guardians;
James Birch, clerk.

Baskerville, Miss, Pear Tree House
Carey, Mr. David, Herne street
May, Rev. James, vicarage, Herne street
Palmer, John, Esq., Herne common
Temple, Rev. George William, Curate

Collard,. Edward, farmer, Eddington
Dilnot, George & John, grocers and bakers, Herne street, agents to Empire Assurance and General Accidental and Compensation Society, and Perpetual Building, Land, and Investment Society
Downs, George, Prince of Wales Inn, Herne street
Downs, Thomas, wheelwright and carpenter, Herne street
Downs, Josiah, builder and. surveyor, Herne street
Evans, William, surgeon, Herne street Eddington
Harnett, James, Upper Red Lion Inn, Herne street
Herne street Wager, John James, farmer, Underdowns
Harris, George, farmer and sexton, Herne street
Harrison, George, boot maker, Lower Red Lion beer shop, Herne street
Holman, George, brewer, Herne street
Johncock, William, blacksmith, Eddington
Johnson, William, farmer, Herne street
Lawrence, Job, John, and Edward, millers
Loud, Henry, farmer, Sea street
Mann, Mary Jane, grocer, &c., Herne street
Port, Henry John, blacksmith and grocer, Herne street
Saunders, Thomas, saddler and harness maker, Herne street
Sayer, William, wheelwright and carpenter, Herne street
Taylor, Thomas, Blacksmiths' Arms Inn, Eddington
Thorp, Edward, baker, Herne street
Wager, John James, farmer, Underdowns Farm
Wilson, Alfred, farmer, Herne street
Wilson, Sarah, grocer and cheesemonger, Herne street
Wood, Francis James, baker, Herne street

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