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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

POSTLING is a small parish at the foot of the Chalk Hills, four miles N.W. from Hythe, seven from Folkestone, two N.W. from Westenhanger station, in the hundred of Loningborough and Elham union, East Kent. The church of St. Mary is small and ancient. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The incumbent is the Rev. John Winter, M.A. The population in 1851 was 175. Tolsford Hill, half a mile east; the Pent, one quarter of a mile N.W.; Surridge, half a mile S.W.
Letters received at Hythe, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

Winter, Rev. John, M.A.

Bradley, John, farmer
Bradley, John, jun., farmer
Chaplin, Edward, jun., cattle dealer
Chaplin, Francis, farmer
Chaplin, Thomas, farmer
Gammon, Richard, shopkeeper
Kennett, Joseph, farmer
Kennett, Richard, wheelwright
Laker, William, farmer
Maycock, Edward, farmer
Quested, Thomas, farmer
Webb, John, parish clerk

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.

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London street listings in 1842

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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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