London historical street directory and pub history

This is now an updated and complete, historical London street directory for 1832 and 1842 and more

Hartley, Dartford, Gravesend

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

HARTLEY is a neat village, four miles east from Farmingham, six miles from Gravesend, S.W., and six miles from Dartford, S.E. The population in 1851 was 227. The church is a small and neat building; the Rev. Edwin Allen, M.A., is the incumbent. Grub street is half a mile west, and Idley one mile S.E.

Letters received through Dartford. The nearest Money Order Office is at Meopham.


Allen, Rev. Edwin, M.A. | Parsons, Mrs. Mary


Bensted, William, farmer
Best, George, farmer
Dean, Thomas, wheelwright
Eloomb, William, parish clerk
Hayes, Robert, King's Arms
Treadwell, James, farmer
Treadwell, William, Black Lion, and farmer
Treadwell, William, shopkeeper
Young, William, blacksmith

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.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!

London pub history directory.

LONDON Pub History

London Street Listings in 1832.

1832 Index

London street listings in 1842

1842 Index

London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.

London public houses in 1833 Pigots.

Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.

London public houses in 1856.

London public houses in 1869.

London public houses in 1899

London 1921 Street directory in 1921

London 1940 Street directory 1940

London Pubs in 2018

And Last updated on: Sunday, 17-May-2015 16:06:04 BST