UK Pub history research and London historical street directory

Search the historical London street directory, pub history site and World War One records of gallantry and casualties by surname, street or pub name; including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This site justs get more interesting.

Bishopsbourne, Bridge, Canterbury with Swale

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.

Lions Head

BISHOPSBOURNE is a village five miles from Canterbury, about a mile
from the Dover road. The living is a rectory, and the incumbent is the Hon.
and Rev. William Henry Eden. The church is dedicated to St. Mary, and
is a large and handsome building. The population, in 1851, was 325.
Oswell House adjoins Bishopsbourne; Charlton Park is half a mile S.E.

POST-OFFICE - Edmund Hogben, Receiver. The nearest Money Order Office
is at Canterbury.

GENTRY.
Bell, Mathew, Esq., Bourne Park
Curtis, Frederick William, Esq., Charlton Park
Eden, Hon. and Rev. William, Rectory
Kingsford, Rev. Brenchley, M.A., curate
Patterson, Misses


TRADERS.
Duffield, John, farmer
Ellen, William, beer retailer
Hogben, Edmund, beer retailer and postmaster
Kite, Thomas, farmer
Kelson, Charles, wheelwright
Mabb, John, farmer
Maxsted, Richard, blacksmith
Russell, John, shopkeeper
Sladdin, Richard, farmer


And Last updated on: Monday, 13-Apr-2015 22:23:42 BST