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Gillingham, Medway, Medway

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Gillingham was at one time a considerable manufacturing village. The church is dedicated to St. Mary; in the interior are some very ancient monuments and tombs, also a Norman font and two piscinoe. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of Brazennose College, Oxford.

New Brompton
is a district in the parish of Gillingham.
Frindsbury was formerly named AEslingham. All Saints' church is an
ancient edifice, and is a vicarage, in the gift of the Bishop of Rochester.

[Also see Brompton]

Public Houses in Gillingham


Blackader, Mr. James, Exmouth terrace
Bunbury, Major, Medway villas
Dalrymple, Lady, Medway villas
Ebrington, Mrs. Elizabeth, Gillingham lane
Freeland, Thomas, Esq.
Fricker, Mrs. Mary, Gad's hill
Fry, Captain Richard, Gillingham lane
Gifford, Mr. George, Gad's hill
Gittings, Lieutenant Henry, Layfield
Glennie, Mrs. Melville, Court Lodge
Green, Rev. Charles, Medway villas
Griffiths, Captain John, Gillingham lane
Irvin, Richard, Christmas street
Jennis, Mrs. Mary, Gillingham lane
Meers, Mrs. C.
Menzie, Captain William, Medway villas
Muddle, Mr. James, Gad's hill
Murray, Captain, R.N.
O'Gorman, Mrs. Catharine, Gillingham lane
Osmer, Mrs., Gillingham lane
Page, Rev. John, D.D,, Vicarage
Rogers, Captain William, Medway villas
Rogers, Captain William, Exmouth terrace
Scott, Rev.
Scott, Mrs. Elizabeth, Gillingham lane
Skene, Mrs. Elizabeth
Sugden, Mrs. Sophia Ann, Gillingham lane
Townley, Mrs. L., Church street
Troughton, A. C., Esq., Exmouth terrace
Trott, John, Esq.


Banes, Charlotte, Lord Exmouth
Beeching, John Ebenezer, farmer
Bennett, William, coal merchant, Gillingham lane
Bigg, Charles William, ropemaker
Brice, Solomon, Five Bells, Church street
Brooks, James C., baker, Exmouth terrace
Buley, John, shopkeeper, Gillingham lane
Bunyard, John, beer retailer, Gillingham lane
Charnoek, Elizabeth, beer retailer, Exmouth terrace
Chalklin,_, shopkeeper, Church street
Clark, Charles, shopkeeper, Exmouth terrace
Cleaves, John, Plough and Chequers
Comport, Thomas, farmer
Cooper, E., baker, Layfield
Cooper, Samuel J., shopkeeper
Copping, William, Lord Warden, hamlet of Grange
Cuckrow, James, farmer
Dawes, Spencer, farmer
Den, Mary, beer retailer
Dodd, Edwin, farmer
Dunford, John, farmer
Dyer, Michael, boot and shoe maker, Gillingham lane
Finnis, William J., butcher, Exmouth terrace
Fowle, Barnard, farmer
Friday, Isaac, miller
Friday, John, farmer
Friday, J., market gardener, Gad's Hill
Funnell, Edward, shopkeeper, Gillingham lane
Gilbert, William, miller, Chatham Hill
Godden. William, shoemaker, Church street
Hedgecock, William, farmer
Hodges, Henry, baker, Church street
Honey, Thomas, brick maker, Gillingham lane
How, Sarah, Waggon, Hale
How, William, wheelwright, Hale
Hulett, James L., boarding school
Jarrett, , beer retailer, Layfield
Jarrett, Edward, Star, Chatham Hill
 Jeffrey and Hopkins, brick makers
Johnson, Stephen G., shopkeeper, Gillingham lane
Jones, Mary, shopkeeper, Gillingham lane
Jupp, , grocer and draper, Gad's Hill
Kinley, Sophia, shopkeeper, Exmouth terrace
Knight, Mrs., Ship, Gad's Hill
Lardner, Jason, surgeon, Christmas street
Letley, Henry, shopkeeper, hamlet of Grange
Lock, John, farmer
Lunn, Mrs., Rose and Crown, Gillingham lane
Haddocks, Mrs. J., butcher, Gillingham lane
Mansfield, James, farmer
Mason, Joseph, shopkeeper
Medhurst, Walter, Hastings Arms, hamlet of Grange
Milton, Henry, blacksmith, Gad's Hill
Newnham, George, builder, Christmas street
Osborn, John, timber dealer, Gillingham lane
Osborne, Edward, beer retailer, Gad's Hill
Perry, Miss Sarah, ladies' boarding and day school
Pope, Francis, brewer, Gillingham lane
Robinson, John R., beer retailer, Church street
Saywell, William, blacksmith, Church street
Saywell, William, butcher, Gad's Hill
Springett, John, tailor, Gillingham lane
Stanley, Miss Sarah, dressmaker, Gillingham lane
Stunt, John, farmer
Summerset, John, beer retailer, Gillingham lane
Tilley, , grocer, Layfield
Tanton, Moses, blacksmith, Hale
Venner, William, Green Dragon, Church street
Vey, Mrs. Frances, shopkeeper, Church street
Wyles, John, farmer

What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with 1842 imagery added.
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