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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

    Charing, West Ashford, Ashford with Shepway

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    CHARING is a small town at the foot of the Chalk Scarp in the high road from Ashford to Maidstone; thirteen miles from the latter S.E., and six miles N.W. from the former, and forty seven miles from London. The church is an ancient building; the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's; the Rev. Francis Blackburne Tate, M.A., is the incumbent. The population in 1821 was 1,821. Swan Street is one mile and a half west; Charing Heath two miles west; Burley one mile and three quarters west; Newlands one mile and a half S.W,; Crow's Hale one mile and a half north; Stockwood Head one mile N.E.; Spitgate one mile east; Westwell and Leaton ope mile S.E. Eath is a small village. Bockton, Barnneld, Acton and Dormstone are other places.

    POST OFFICE - John ackett, Receiver. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.

    GENTRY.
    Bates, Mr. Horace
    Campbell, Robert, Esq.
    Groves, Capt. Stephen Percy, Moat house
    Harris, Mr. William Sayer,
    Morice, Rev, Charles
    Norwood, Edward, Esq.
    Rachell, Mr. Thomas
    Saunders, John, Esq., Claremont villa
    George Edward, Esq., Magistrate, Pett place

    TRADERS.

    Amos, John, King's Head & Posting house
    Ashbee, Joseph Miller, Field mill
    Ash by, Ambrose, farmer, Heath
    Ashwell, Baker, draper
    Boorman, Thomas, blacksmith
    Boorman, George, grocer
    Brenohley^ Joseph, farmer, Stone hill
    Cackett, John, hairdresser
    Chambers, James, farmer, Barnfleld
    Cheesman, Eliz. Mrs., tailor and glover
    Cheesman, John, farmer, Acton
    Cheesman, John, saddler
    Cheesman, Robert, farmer, Burleigh
    Cheesman, William, farmer
    Cheesman, Edward, Swan Hotel and Posting House
    Clifton, Mrs., shopkeeper
    Coast, Thomas, carpenter
    Coppins, Joseph, shopkeeper
    Day, Francis, farmer, Dormstone
    Down, George, beer retailer
    Elvey, Norris, grocer and provision merchant, and stamp distributor
    Foster, Joseph, farmer, Newland
    Heritage, Henry, greengrocer
    Histed, Edward, maltster and brewer
    Horton, John, wheelwright, Heath
    Humphrey, John, draper and toy dealer
     Hyder, George and Richard, carpenters and builders
    Jenkins, George, farmer, Stocker's head
    Jennings. Henry, Red Lion, Heath
    Jennings, Richard Chapman, miller and butcher
    Judges, Mrs., bricklayer
    Martin, William, boot and shoe maker, and draper
    Murton, John, farmer, Pett farm
    Norwood, Edward, solicitor
    Paine, Edward, butcher
    Payne, Samuel John, plumber, glazier and painter
    Piper, Alfred, tailor
    Robinson, Mark Anthony, surgeon
    Smith, John, blacksmith, Heath
    Stanford, James, blacksmith
    Streeter, George, tallow chandler, melter, and grocer
    Tipping, William, clock and watch maker
    Wallis, Thomas, shoemaker
    Whorlow, William, baker
    Wilks, Charles, surgeon
    Wood, John, wheelwright
    Woodgate, John, glover
    Worger, Henry, baker and grocer
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