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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

    Cowden, Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    COWDEN is a village and parish, five miles S.E. from Edenbridge station, and nine miles west from Tunbridge Wells. The population in 1851 was 712. The church, dedicated to St. Maiy Magdalen, is a small ancient building. The living is a rectory; the Rev. Thomas Harvey, M.A., is the incumbent.

    POST-OFFICE - William Newton, Receiver. Letters arrive through Edenbridge,
    which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

    Public Houses in Cowden


    Carmichael, Sir James, Oakdean
    Fox, Robert, Esq., Falconhurst
    Harvey, Rev. Thomas, M.A., Rectory
    Hunt, Rev. Robert Shepland, Eilells
    Ramsden, Arthur Charles, Esq., Hollywich
    Talbot, Hon. Mrs. J. C., New Falconhurst
    Whatley, Miss E. W., Hollye House


    Brooker, John, boot and shoe maker
    Burfoot, Christopher, farmer
    Burfoot, Stephen, farmer and brick maker
    Chapman, James, blacksmith
    Chesson, John, bricklayer
    Comber, Thomas Lucas, miller and farmer
    Comber, Henry, miller and farmer
    Collins, William, farmer
    Creasy, Edward, shopkeeper
    Drake, Thomas, farmer
    Durrant, Liberty, shopkeeper and farmer
    Everest, Mrs. M. A., butcher and day school
    Glover, James, farmer
    Goodwin, Thomas, wheelwright
    Harris, Thomas, butcher, farmer, and beer retailer
    Head, Charles, blacksmith
    Hilder, George, farmer
    Hill, George, plumber and glazier
    Hollamby, Thomas, farmer
    Hollands, James, miller
    Hollands, William, corn dealer
    Howard, Joseph Powers, brick maker and farmer
    Humphrey, James, boot and shoe maker
    Izzard, Mrs. Mary, farmer
    Lashmar, James, Crown Inn
    Longley, Henry, Queen's Arms
    Longley, James, shopkeeper and beer retailer
    Newton, William, grocer, draper, farmer, and postmaster
    Nicholson, William, master of subscription school and parish clerk
    Peirce, William, farmer
    Piper, James, fellmonger
    Shorter, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
    Simmins, George, Fountain Inn
    Wallis, James, farmer
    Wallis, John, relieving officer and registrar of births and deaths for Penshurst district
    Welfare, Henry, tailor
    Welfare, Edward, postman and letter deliverer
    Wickham, John, carpenter and builder
    Winnerfrith, John, blacksmith
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