London historical street directory and pub history

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Mereworth, Malling Maidstone

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

MEREWORTH is a village, seven miles west from Maidstone, three miles S.W. from Town Malling, and two miles and a half from Wateringbury railway station. The church is a handsome stone building, which is dedicated to St. Lawrence. The living is a rectory, in the gift of the Le Despencer family, who have a seat here. The population in 1851 was 912.

POST-OFFICE. - Richard Newman, Postmaster, Letters arrive from Maidstone.

GENTRY.
Crossley, Mr. Henry
Falmouth, Right Honourable Viscount, Mereworth Castle ,
Falmouth, Viscountess, Mereworth Castle
Harryman, Mr. Williami Yoke's Court
SStapleton, the Hon. and Rev, Sir Francis, Rectory

Public Houses in Mereworth

TRADERS.

Cheeseman, John, farmer
Cook, Thomas, tailor
Edmeads, William, farmer
Fremlin, John, farmer and hop planter
Goodwin, Charles, farmer and hop planter
Goodwin, Thomas, farmer and hop planter
Goodwin, William, farmer and hop planter
Grinstead, Edward, land steward
Grover, Samuel, bootmaker
Harper, William, bootmaker
Harryman, George, farmer and butcher
Harryman, Thomas, farmer and hop planter
Harryman, Thomas, wheelwright and High constable
Langridge, Thomas, farmer and hop planter
Latter, Thomas, farmer
Lee, John, brickmaker
Leeds, John, registrar for East Peckham district and relieving officer
Leonard, James, beer retailer
Lockyer, William, farmer
Midmore, George, road surveyor
Morphew, Edward, blacksmith
Newman, Iden Thomas, beer retailer, etc,
Newman, Richard, grocer and postmaster
Perch, William, beer retailer
Perry, William, boys' school
Phillips, Henry Thomas, shoemaker
Sanders, George, grocer, draper, and baker, etc.
Sharman, Thomas, Torrington Arms
Sharman, Richard, farmer
Standford, James, grocer and beer retailer
Sykes, John, farmer and beer retailer
Taylor, John, farmer and hop planter
Taylor, William, tailor
Tyler, William, blacksmith
Wells, William, bricklayer

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.

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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

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