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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

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.


    STURRY and FORDWICH. Story (Stour eye), the Isle of the Stour, and Fordwich. The place of the ford is situated on the river Stour, at the point where the Margate and Herne Bay roads diverge. Sturry is in Bleengate hundred. The population in 1851 was 997, and Fordwich 237 inhabitants. Sturry Church, Rev. Charles Wharton, M.A., vicar. St. Mary's Church, Fordwich, Rev. Edward Brailsford, M.A., rector. There is also a Wesleyan Chapel. Walmore Hill is half a mile N.E.; Switch and Broad Oak half a mile N.E.; Shelford one mile N.W.; Carkett one mile and a half north; Hicks Fostal, two miles north ; Blacklands two miles N.W.


    GENTRY.
    Brailsford, Rev. Edward, M.A.,
    Cox, Captain
    Rector Pearse, Richard Philip, Esq., Sydenham house


    TRADERS.
    Austen, Thomas, George and Dragon
    Brown, Charles, carpenter
    Friar, George, boot and shoe maker, and parish clerk
    Kennett, William & Son, nursery and seedsmen
    Kensey, William, baker and grocer
    Leman, James John, coal merchant
    Mead, Charles, cattle salesman and auctioneer
    Moys, Valentine, Fordwich Arms
    Noble, William, linendraper
    Walter, John, grocer and baker
    Webb, Thomas, farmer
    Wootton, John, farmer

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