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    Farnborough, Bromley, Bromley

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


    FARNBOROUGH is an extensive parish and village, with the hamlets of Grinstead Green and Lock's Bottom, with a population of about 920 inhabitants. It lies on the road from London to Sevenoaks, four miles from Bromley, and 14 from London; is in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, Ruxley hundred, West Kent. The church of St. Giles is an old building of flint and brick. The living is a chapelry, annexed to the adjoining parish of Chelsfield; the Rev. Follett Baugh, M.A., rector of Ohelsfield, incumbent.
    Grinstead Green, or Greenstreet Green, is a hamlet partly in this parish and partly in Chelsfield, one mile south-by-east from Farnborough. Lock's Bottom is another hamlet in the parish of Farnborough, from which village it is three quarters of a mile north-by-west. The Bromley union workhouse is situated here, and will hold 200 inmates; also the police station.

    POST-OFFICE. - Robert Sessions, Receiver. New Inn Letters arrive from Bromley, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

    Public Houses in Farnborough

    GENTRY

    Fowler, Mr. John Smith, Rev. Rowland, M.A,, Curate

    TRADERS

    Bird, Edward, grocer
    Davis, James, harness maker
    Eagleton, John, seedsman
    Fowler, John, surgeon
    Gearing, Joseph, blacksmith
    Giles, Thomas, market gardener
    Havill, Thomas, George and Dragon Commercial Inn
    Head, Miss Harriet, infant schoolmistress
    Kidman, William, butcher
    Ladd, George, baker
    Nash, John, boot and shoe maker
    Roberts, Silas, grocer
    Sawyer, William, beer retailer
    Sessions, Robert, New Inn, and post-office
    Stow, William, farmer
    Stow, Thomas, fruiterer
    Whiffin, Henry, farmer
    Woolsey, William, tailor



    GRINSTEAD GKEEN.

    GENTRY.
    Dunmul, Miss Sophia, Oak House
    Fox, Mr. John Woodhams
    Fox, Mr. Thomas Samuel
    Ray, Miss Elizabeth, Oak House


    TRADERS.
    Adams, George, shopkeeper
    Arrow, Mrs. Elizabeth, Rose and Crown
    Arrow, John, carpenter
    Denton, John, blacksmith
    Fishenden, Thomas, Queen's Head
    Fox and Sons,'brewers and maltsters
    Isard, Richard, farm bailiff
    Jackson, Charles, shopkeeper
    Porter, Daniel, boot and shoe maker
    Ricketts, Miss M. A., national schoolmistress
    Stow, T. B., farmer, Clielsfield Hall
    Whiffin, Peter, wheelwright
    Williams, Francis, farmer

    LOCK'S BOTTOM.
    Bedford, Lieutenant Frederick | Dresser, Henry, Esq.

    TRADERS.
    Barham, Stephen, White Lion Inn
    Berridge, Miss Maria, schoolmistress of union
    Berridge, Samuel, schoolmaster of union
    Clements, James, blacksmith
    Griffin, William, sen., fruiterer
    Higham, C. R., master of union
    Higham, Mrs. Sarah, mistress of union
    King, William, sergeant of police
    Lamb, Mrs. Ann, beer retailer
    Ringer, Mrs. Elizabeth, beer retailer
    Wheatherly, Richard, shoemaker
    Webb, Valentine, grocer

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