London historical street directory and pub history

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Hayes, Bromley, Bromley

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

HAYES is a village two miles S.S.W. from Bromley, 14 from London, and four miles and a half from Croyden railway station. The population in 1851 was 552.
The church is dedicated to St Mary, and is in the centre of the village. The living is a rectory in the dioceses of Canterbury, and gift of the rector of Orpington. The Rev George V Read is rector.
Barnet is half a mile south, and Burston one mile west.

POST-OFFICE. - John Mumford, Postmaster. Letters arrive from Bromley.

GENTRY.
Alp, Mr. William
Back, Mr. John
Gator, Colonel John Farnaby
Drummond, Rev. William
Dudin, James, Esq.
Findlay, Mr. Alexander, Hayes' common
Fry, James Thomas, Esq., Hayes' co'mmon
Hare, William, Esq.
Maysey, Frederick, Esq.
Reed, Rev. George V., Rector
Strong, Mrs. Catherine
Thompson, Captain T. S., R.N.
Trail, Miss W. B., Hayes' place


TRADERS.

Angus, Jonathan W., mealman
Bath, Thomas, tailor
Butcher, John, bricklayer
Harrod, James, shopkeeper
Holmes, Humphrey, bootmaker
Jackson, George, brewer
Langridge, Joseph, blacksmith
Ledger, William, builder
Mumford, John, draper and postmaster
Pearce, John, market gardener
Russell, James, shoemaker and parish clerk
Staple, Thomas, grocer and brewer
Taylor, William, farmer
Twort, Henry, farmer
Vidler, Richard, George and Dragon
Whitby, James, baker, etc.

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!

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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

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