London historical street directory and pub history

This is now an updated and complete, historical London street directory for 1832 and 1842 and more

Aylesford, Malling, Maidstone

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

AYLESFORD is a small town and parish in Larkfield hundred, three miles N.W. of Maidstone, and six S.W. of Rochester. The population in 1861 was 1,487. The church is dedicated to St. Peter, and is a handsome, edifice. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester ; the Rev. Edward G. Marsh is the incumbent. Fostal is half a mile east; Preston half a mile S.W.; Bowe Place one mile north; Kewland two miles north; Soddington one mile N.E.; Cow Leaze half a mile N.E.; Pratling Street one mile and a half N.E.; Cussington one mile and a half N.E.

POST-OFFICE. - Richard Cossom, Receiver. Letters arrive through Maidstone,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

GENTRY.
Betts, Edward Ladd, Esq., Preston Hall
Cheere, Captain John
Eldred, Mr. Edward
Marsh, Rev. Edward G., M.A., Vicar, Vicarage
Summerfield, Mrs. Charlotte E.

Public Houses in Aylesford

TRADERS.

Aylesford Stoneware Pottery Company, William Finlay, manager
Baker, Samuel J., Chequers
Baker, Samuel, plumber
Barnes, John W., surgeon
Bateman, Joseph, grocer
Bath, Stephen, George, Mill Hall
Beaumont, James, hardwareman
Brisley, William, farmer
Brown, James, farmer
Brown, Thomas, farmer
Brown, Charles, farmer
Broad, James, grocer
Britter, Samuel, tailor
Caryer, Benjamin, butcher
Cole, James, farmer
Cook, John, baker
Corbett, Seymour, warden of Trinity Hospital
Cossom, Richard, postmaster
Cossom, Richard, boot and shoe maker
Endfield, Thomas, Lower Bell
Fisher, William, railway station master
French, Henry, George
Gibbs, Robert Upton, grocer
Goldsmith, George, bricklayer
Goddard, William, hairdresser
Gorham, Ambrose, butcher
Green, John, grocer
Grid, Edward, shoemaker
Groombridge, Thomas and Richard, bakers
Hall, James, farmer
Hawkes, William, grocer
Joy, John, saddler
Kemsley, James, wheelwright
Lepine, James, grocer
Loveland, William, shoemaker
Lupton, J., cooper
Marchants, Alfred P., Anchor
Monaon, John Shaw, farrier
Moore, William, shoemaker
Page, William, sen., carpenter
Perrin, Jesse, farmer
Pike, Mark, shoemaker
Samson, Richard, farmer
Seager, Mrs. Susannah, shopkeeper
Smith, John, bricklayer
Streeton, William, butcher
Webb, Thomas E., barge builder
Webb, Thomas, barge builder
Wood, Edward, farmer, Great Tollington

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

London pub history directory.

LONDON Pub History

London Street Listings in 1832.

1832 Index

London street listings in 1842

1842 Index

London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.

London public houses in 1833 Pigots.

Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.

London public houses in 1856.

London public houses in 1869.

London public houses in 1899

London 1921 Street directory in 1921

London 1940 Street directory 1940

London Pubs in 2018

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