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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Public Houses in Keston

KESTON, a village, three miles from Bromley, two miles N.W. from Down, and 13 miles from London. The population in 1851 was 644. The church is a small building.
The living is a discharged rectory, in the deanery of Shoreham, and in the presentation of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Rev. Joseph William Martin LL.D. is the incumbent.

POST-OFFICE. - William Bowyer, Receiver. Letters are received through Bromley,
which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

GENTRY

Bowen, Mr. Henry
Bower, Mr. James
Bruce, Louis Knight, Esq., Heatfield
Carter, Bonham, Esq.
Carter, Mrs. Bonham
Chapman, Mrs. Sarah
Churcher, Mr. George
Cranworth, Lord, Holwood Hill .
Dobson Charles, Esq.
Duden, Henry, Esq.
Fox, Mr. Stephen
Jordan, Mr.
Legge, Lady Caroline
Martin, Rev. Joseph William, LL.D., Rectory
Miller, Mrs.
Toone, Francis Hastings, Esq
Williams, Mr. William

TRADERS.

Aris, John, schoolmaster
Bowyer, Soloman, beer retailer
Bowyer, William, grocer and post-office
Bryant, John, market gardener
Buckle, John, farm bailiff
Chapman, Mrs. Matilda, day school
Cole, George, carpenter
Cole, William, carpenter
Cook, William, Red Cross
Croft, James, harness maker
Duck, George Francis, Fox
Dunnall, William, beer retailer
Ellis, John George, butcher
Ellis, Thomas, miller
Greengrass, Henry, butcher
Harris, James, plumber, &c.
Haslett, Thomas C., grocer
Hills, John, carpenter
Hoadley, Benjamin, miller
Hollands, John, shopkeeper
Kadwell, William, bootmaker
Kempton, Mrs. Sarah, day school
Lee, George, Crown
Burdy, William, wheelwright
Russell, Frederick, shopkeeper
Russell, James, shopkeeper
Russell, William, bootmaker
Smith, Abraham, farmer
Wood, Mrs. Sarah, blacksmith

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