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    The 1911 census summary for Bexley, Bexley Heath & East Wickham

    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    - Bexley is a village and parish, and suburban station of London, in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone; is eight miles from Greenwich station, four from Abbey Wood, and four from Erith, on the North Kent line. The population in 1851 was 4,490. The church of St. Mary contains many ancient and curious monuments. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Harding, M.A. This parish contains the hamlets of Blenden, with a population of 128 ; Brigden, with a population of 143 ; Halfway Street, with a population of 418 ; and Upton, with a population of 176. There is a small neat church at Halfway Street, built and endowed by John Malcolm, Esq., of Lamerbey. The Rev. William Bilton, M.A., is

    POST-OFFICE. - Mrs Mary Kelsey, Receiver. Letters arrive from Bexley Heath.


    Bailey, Mrs.
    Bothamly, Mrs., Parkhurst
    Chapman, the Misses
    Clout, Mr. Thomas
    Cottingham, Edwin, Esq.
    Croucher, Henry, Esq.
    Cruikshank, Mrs., Parkhurat
    Dashwood, Francis, Esq.
    Dashwood, Lady Anne
    Dunn, Mrs., Spring place
    Ely, Mrs., Spring place
    Fontaine, the Misses
    Hanson, Mrs., Marie House
    Harding, Rev. Thomas, M.A., Vicar
    Hoskin, Rev. Charles H., Baptist Minister
    Johnstone, Hugh, Esq.
    Johnstone, Mrs.
    Jones, Robert Owen, Esq.
    Malcolm, John, Esq.
    Preston, Miss
    Rawson, Thomas Samuel, Esq.
    Simpson, Mrs.
    Smythe, Edward, Esq.
    Swaisland, Mrs.
    Taylor, Mr., Manor House
    Williams, Miss, Spring place

    Public Houses in Bexley & Bexley Heath


    Allen, Richard, beer retailer
    Armstrong, C. J., boarding school
    Axtell, Samuel and John, tanners
    Ayres, John, farmer
    Bailey, _, shopkeeper
    Bath, Josiah, farmer
    Bell, Mrs., farmer
    Bratten, Mrs. Elizabeth, beer retailer
    Carapkin, George, shopkeeper
    Cannon, Stephen, miller
    Clarke, the Misses, seminary
    Coggershall, James, Fox and Hounds
    Cologne, Joseph, hairdresser
    Cooper and Hayward, brewers
    Cottingham, Swaye, and Richardson, surgeons
    Dann, Henry, timber merchant
    Dann, Thomas, auctioneer, etc
    Dowsett, George, beer retailer
    Foot, John, tailor
    Freemantle, William, general dealer
    French, George, bricklayer
    Fricker, Edward, tailor
    Harrison, William, horse breaker
    Hart, William, carpenter
    Hoath, Martin Joseph, miller
    Hook, R., farmer
    Hutchinson, William, grocer
    Kelsey, Mrs. Mary, grocer and draper
    Kelsey, William, butcher
    Kemp, Samuel, boot and shoe maker
    King, Henry, beer retailer
    Kyerday, Henry, baker
    Lucas, Mrs. Mary, bricklayer
    Morgan, James, smith, etc
    Phipp, Robert, beer retailer
    Sandy William, George
    Saxelby, John, grocer, etc.
    Sewell, William, farmer
    Shearley, Thomas, butcher
    Sowton, George, farmer
    Stanley, George, George Inn
    Staples, Michael, Tower
    Staples, George William, beer retailer
    Steel, Mrs. Elizabeth, saddle and harness maker
    Stone and Son, coach makers
    Stonex, James, King's Head
    Venner, Richard, plumber and painter
    Whiting, George, Coach and Horses
    Williamson, Green, parish clerk


    Smith, Oswald, Esq., Blenden Hall

    Cousins, Thomas, blacksmith
    Goose, John, the Blackbirds
    Norris, Edward, wheelwright
    Reeves, Mrs. Mary Ann, shopkeeper


    Hodgson, Mrs., Swiss Cottage

    Poppleton, Mrs. Margaret, grocer
    Scrivens, _, baker
    Smith, Benjamin, Blue Anchor
    Watkins, Daniel, farmer


    Bilton, Rev. William, M.A.
    Brown, Mr. Thomas
    Lewin, Thomas, Esq.
    Mann, William, Esq.

    Buxton, Robert, plumber
    Hooker, William, butcher
    Martin, John, farmer
    Miskin, John, farmer
    Mitchell, Charles, farmer
    Picket, John, smith and farrier
    Sly, Joseph, Black Horse
    Ward, William, grocer


    Burton, Cicely and William, farmers


    Elms, Henry, hurdle maker
    Elms, Robert, beer retailer
    Parker, Thomas, carrier
    Woods, Samuel, farmer
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