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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

EDENBRIDGE is a parish, small market town, and railway station, 14 miles from Tunbridge Wells, 11 from Reigate, and 24 from Maidstone. The population in 1851 was 1,718. There is a corn market held every Tuesday, and a fine cattle market, which is held on the third Tuesday in each month. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, and is a handsome edifice. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Richard Board, M.A., vicar of Westerham. The Baptists and Independents have each a place of worship.

POST-OFFICE. - John Norman, Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.

Public Houses in Edenbridge


Arnold, George, Esq.
Bowman, A., Esq.
OhaWler, Rev. Thomas
Cobbett, John M., Esq.
Finlinson, Rev. Joshua, M.A.
Geere, Richard, Esq.
Golding, William, Esq.
Gore, Frederick Robert, Esq.
Gratwiok, Mrs. Elizabeth
Hayton, Mrs.
Head, George Frederick, Esq.
Hoare, Charles, Esq.
James, James, Esq.
Kipping, Mrs. Elizabeth
Lightfoot,_, Esq.
Macdonald, Rev. Alexander
Saunders, Edward, Esq.
Searle, Mrs.


Adams, George, carpenter
Arnold, George, solicitor
Aynscomb, Joseph, shopkeeper
Bassett, John, miller
Bassett, William, butcher
Belton, Mrs., blacksmith
Butcher, James, farmer
Card, Mrs., baker
Chandler, John, grocer, &c.
Cheal, Jesse, farmer
Coleman, William, farmer
Corke, Augustus, auctioneer
Cottell, James, farmer
Cripps, William James, Albion Commercial Hotel
Day and Co., coal merchants
Dicker, John, cricket bat maker
Drivers, Misses Ann and Elizabeth, milliners, &c.
Ellis, John, baker
East, John, carpenter
Evans, C. E., chemist and druggist
Firminger, John, carpenter
Gascoigne, Isaac, Crown Commercial Inn
Geere, Richard, surgeon
Golding, the Misses, ladies' seminary
Goodwin, William, builder
Goodwin, Daniel, builder
Gooding, Daniel, farmer
Gregory, Henry, White Horse Inn
Groves, Sarah, carrier
Gunner, Mrs., farmer
Hayward, William, watch and clock maker
Hoare, Charles, academy
Holmden, James, appraiser
Holmden, Alfred, farmer
Howell, William, station master
Hubbard, William, farmer
Jeal, Jesse, fishmonger
Jeal, John, timber merchant
Jeffery, John, fellmonger
Jenner, Edward, grocer
Jewell, Henry, farmer
Jordan, Richard, bricklayer
Killick, Richard, farmer
King, John, brewer, etc
Lane, Frank P., ironmonger
Langridge, Thomas, leather cutter
Leigh, the Misses, dressmakers
Leigh, Edward, carpenter
Leigh, Henry, farmer
Leigh, Spencer, carpenter
Leigh, William, builder
Longley, Obadiah, farmer
Marsh, John, farmer
May, Thomas, Wheat Sheaf Inn
Mellish, James and Sons, millers etc
Miller, Thomas, cooper
Mills, Mrs Frances
Mills, Thomas, farmer
Mitchenall, William, boot and shoe maker
Nightingale, Mrs Elizabeth, dressmaker
Norman, John, postmaster, stationer and stamp distributor
Pilcher, Miss Susan, ladies' seminary
Quickenden, Thomas, blacksmith
Quickenden, Robert, farmer
Richardson, Daniel, farmer
Russell, Henry, tailor
Sales, Richard, shopkeeper
Sanders, George, farmer
Saxby, William, land surveyor
Seal, Benjamin, butcher
Searle, William, farmer
Searle, James, farmer
Shearman, James, famer
Simmons, Joseph, boot maker
Smith, Richard, and Sons, plumbers etc
Sitford, John, baker
Sparrowhawk, Thomas, boot and shoe maker
Stanford, Frederick, miller etc
Theobald, Edward, hairdresser
Waghorn, William, farmer
Wallis, Mrs Esther, wheelwright
Walter, George, plumber and glazier
Wickenden, John, stationer
Whibley, David, farmer
Winter, William, wheelwright
Withers, Nicholas, grocer and draper
Whitmore, Thomas, farmer
Wood, William, farmer
Woodhams, Obed, farmer
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