London historical street directory and pub history

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

Knockholt, Bromley, Tunbridge Wells

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

KNOCKHOLT is a straggling village and parish, 5 miles and a half N.W. from Seyenoaks, and nine miles south from Bromley. The population in 1851 was 578. The church stands on an elevated situation. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the rector of Orpington. The Rev. Joseph Hall is the incumbent. Here is also a small chapel for the Wesleyans.

POST-OFFICE. - William Forge, Receiver. Letters are received through Sevenoaks.
The nearest Money Order Offices are at Westerham and Sevenoaks.


Colyer, Charles, Esq.
Corpe, Mr. Augustus Burlirigs .
Graham, Mr. G.
Hall, Rev. Joseph, M.A.
Holmes, Mr. C. R.
Miles, L. P., Esq.
Norton, Daniel, Esq
Ricketts Miss Elizabeth
Riddles, Mr. John
Rouse, Henry, Esq.


Attwood, John, farmer, Blueberry
Bond, James, fruiterer
Bowen, John, grocer
Burnett, Mrs. Martha, straw bonnet maker
Butcher, John, farmer
Challis, Matthew John, farmer
Chilton, George, grocer
Constable, William, farmer
Cook, Edward, farmer
Cronk, William, blacksmith
Day, David, Crown Inn
Ede, James, baker
English, Robert, Horse Shoes
Forge, William, boot and shoe maker and post-office
Hammond, Thomas, butcher
Holmes, Thomas, farmer
Jackson, Mrs. Sarah, farmer
Kemmish, William, master of national school
Mills, John, shopkeeper
Morgan, Thomas, bricklayer
Nightingale, William, farmer
Parker, Thomas, parish clerk
Riddle, John, farmer
Rock, William, veterinary surgeon
Sawyers, Caleb, miller
Smith, William, fruiterer
Wells, David, blacksmith
Whithead, Henry, Harrow Inn
Whitehead, Henry, carrier
Young, David, carpenter
Young, Robert, 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.
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 16:57:22 BST