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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

    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.

    GENTRY.

    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.


    TRADERS.

    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
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