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    Search the historical London street directory, and London pub history site including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This search engine is broken, try address searches in the main google search to get better results. OR visit the London pub history directory index pages to which I am rapidly adding links

    Bearsted, Maidstone, Maidstone

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    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
    S.W.

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

    GENTRY.
    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

    TRADERS

    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

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