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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

    Kingsdown (now West Kingsdown), Dartford, Gravesend

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    Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

    KINGSDOWN is a parish, three miles S.E. from Fawkham, and four N.W. from Wrotham. Here is a small church, surrounded by a wood. The Rev. Samuel Dewe, M.A., is the incumbent, and the Rev. Thomas Hooper is curate. The population in 1851 was 423. Maplescombe is one mile and a half N.W.; Porto Bello, half a mile south; Crowhurst, a quarter of a mile east; Pells, one mile south; Hever, half a mile west; Chimhams, one mile and a half N.W.; East Hill, two miles S.W.; Knockmill, one mile and a half S.W.; Perry's Lodge, two miles south;Goodbury, Cotman's Ash, and Steer's Hill, are two miles S.W.

    Letters received through Sevenoaks. The nearest Money Order Office is at Wrotham.

    GENTRY.
    Campbell, Frederick P., Esq.
    Campbell, W.N., Esq.
    Hooper, Rev. Thomas, M.A.

    Kingsdown Public Houses

    TRADERS.
    Brittenden, Edward, farmer
    Browing, Alfred, farmer
    Chilton, Henry, farmer
    Crowhurst, John, farmer
    Henley, George, bootmaker
    Hills, William, Game Cock
    Hills, William, farmer
    Jackson, Stephen, miller
    Jessup, Miss Harriet, wheelwright
    Jessup, Isaac, farmer
    Paine, John, Porto Bello
    Summers, John, farmer
    Troughton, Silas, bootmaker
    Wadlow, Thomas, blacksmith
    Whiting, Thomas, butcher

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