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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

    Cranbrook, Cranbrook, Tunbridge Wells

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    CRANBROOK is a market town and large parish, distant 48 miles from London, 14 miles from Maidstone, and six miles from Staplehurst railway station. It is in the lathe of Scray, and hundred and union of CranbrooL The population of the town in 1861 was 1,653, and of the whole parish, 4,029. Formerly, there was an extensive manufactory of broadcloth, established by the Flemings in 1337. St Dunstan's church is a large and handsome edifice, in the perpendicular style, with a square tower
    containing a peal of eight bells. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the
    Archbishop of Canterbury. There are also seven places of worship for dissenters.
    Milkhouse Str5eet is a hamlet, one mile and a half N.E. from Cranbrook. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is a neat edifice, built of stone. The living is a perpetual curacy. Angley is half a mile west; Glapenbury, two miles west; Sissinghurst, three miles N.E.; Hartley, half a mile S.W. POST-OFFICE. - Richard Booy, Postmaster. Letters dispatched at 10 P.M. Money Orders granted and paid.

    Cranbrook Traders in 1858

    Cranbrook Public Houses

    GENTRY.

    Allan, Rev. John Lloyd, B.A., School House
    Amos, Rev. George, High street
    Badock, Mr. Thomas, High street
    Balderston, the Misses, High street
    Barrow, Rev, Francis, Vicar and Magistrate, the Vicarage
    Beeman, Rev. Thomas O., High street
    Bennett, Rev. Henry, B.A., Curate, West End
    Blackwell, Thomas Seal, Esq., Beam's Villa
    Burch, Rev. William, High street
    Butler, Mrs. Thomas, Hill House
    Cleaver, Mrs., Sissinghurst
    Couchman, William, Esq., Stone street
    Davies, the Misses, High street
    De Spaen, Lady Louisa, Sissinghurst Castle
    Ditch, Mr. Thomas, High street
    Dunb.il], Charles Henry, Esq., Shepherds
    Eddy, Mrs., Waterloo place
    Farrar, Henry J., Esq.
    Finnemore, Mr. William, High street
    Franklin, William, Esq., High street
    Gray, Captain Richard, R.N., Whitewell
    Greenall, the Misses, Waterloo place
    Hague, William, Esq.
    Harford, Mrs., High street
    Jobson, John, M.D., Brooksden
    Kemp, Mr. Thomas, High street
    Levett, Mrs. T., Baker's Cross
    Menpes, Mrs. R., High street
    Miller, Miss Ann, Waterloo place
    Muddle, Mr. Samuel, High street
    Neve, William Tanner, Esq., Osborne Lodge
    Parsons, John M., Esq., Angley House
    Pawson, Rev. Henry Thomas, Baptist minister, Bridge buildings
    Peterson, Rev. William, Sissinghurst
    Ranger, Frederick, Esq., High street
    Roberts, Thomas W. Esq., Glassenbury House
    Slee, Mrs. S., Waterloo road
    Spalding, Mrs. Mary Ann, Camden Cottage
    Stable, Daniel, Esq., Hazelden House
    Titford, Richard V., Esq., Manor Cottage
    Toomer, Mr. William, High street
    Tooth, Robert, Esq., Swifts
    Troughton, Ellis, John, Esq., High street
    Webster, Thomas, R. A., Cranbrook, and the Mall, Kensington
    Williams, Charles, Esq., West End
    Willis, the Misses, High street
    Wilson, John Elliott, Esq., Sissinghurst House
    Winch, Mrs. Ann, High street
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