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Old Pack Horse, 434 High road, Chiswick

A London street directory at London 1919 which largely encompasses london street history and also pub history of the last 100 years and more. You can contribute to this amazing new project, along with the many contributors to the current pub history site, nearly anything goes. See the footer of the page for more detail.

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Women at the Wicket: A History of Women's Cricket in Interwar England. Written by Adam McKie

Bearsted, Maidstone, Maidstone

Kent Villages, Towns & Public Houses - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories

Kent Villages Home Page | Kent Districts & Kent Lathes |Kent Villages and Towns A - Z

Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

BEARSTEAD, or BEESTED, is a parish, two miles and a half east from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 620. The church is dedicated to the Holy Cross, and is a handsome edifice. The living is a vicarage, in. the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester; the Rev. Frederick St. Ledger Baldwin, B.A., is the incumbent. Millgate is one mile S.E.; Chrishmill, one mile and a half east; Ottridge, a quarter of a mile east; Cross Keys, one mile east; Rose Acre Street, a quarter of a mile west; Grove Green and Weavering Street, three-quarters of a mile west; and Magniford, half a mile

POST-OFFICE. - John Copping, Postmaster. Letters aie received through Maidstone,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

Baldwin, Rev. Frederick St. Ledger, B.A.; Vicarage
Brcnchley, John, Esq., Millgate
Brett, Mr. Edward, Bearstead Cottage
Blackett, George, Esq., Barty House
Clarke, Redburn, Esq.
Molun, Thomas, Esq.
Smith, Mrs. Snowfield
Wayth, Mrs., Bearstead House


Budds, John, grocer .
Cheeseman, Thomas, carpenter
Delegate, John, shopkeeper
Copping, John, baker and postmaster
Dawson, John and Richard, butchers
Disson, Thomas, beer retailer
Ellis, William, Royal Oak
Godden, Thomas, White Horse
Groombridge, William, blacksmith
Jenner, John, blacksmith
Johnson, Samuel, carpenter
Joy, Jesse, saddler Wright, Charles, farmer
Kipping, George, hop planter
Knowles, Thomas, plumber, etc
Lacey, Miss Frances, haberdasher
Ledger, Charles, wheelwright
Meers, Faith, farmer
Page, John, Rose Inn
Smart, Henry, Kentish Yeoman
Stokes, Michael, farmer
Streatfield, William, registrar of births and deaths
Ward, Richard, farmer
Warman, Benjamin, bricklayer

If you would like to contribute the amazing new project to map London over the last hundred years and more, please continue to read. What is needed is mainly details of when a London street was renamed, bombed, cleared, or tidied. Pictures are the best way of expressing anything, and a picture tells a thousand words. Also needed is those thousand words, or even fity words. Anything will be brilliant. Please help out before the London skyline is transformed for ever. What is needed, just an email to the Email the London team. We can do the rest; and you also get your name on the site, if this is OK.

And Last updated on: Monday, 13-Apr-2015 22:01:58 BST