London historical street directory and pub history

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

Sittingbourne, Milton, Canterbury with Swale

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

Public Houses in Sittingbourne

Sittingbourne TRADERS in 1858.

SITTINGBOURNE is a pleasant town in the lathe of Scray, East Kent, Milton, in the hundred of which name it is, adjoins the town. It consists of one long street, the houses being well built of brick and stone; is nine miles S.E. from Rochester, seven west from Faversham, and sixteen west from Canterbury. Sittingbourne church was rebuilt, after being destroyed by fire, in 1762. The living is a vicarage, in. the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Rev, H. T. Walford, .M.A., is the incumbent.
Milton church is an ancient edifice to the north of the town. The living is a vicarage,
in the presentation of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury; the Rev. C. S. Caffin is the incumbent. Here are other places of worship, and good schools. Milton union workhouse contains 140 inmates. The Court House, in the centre of Milton, is used for the Manor Courts and as a town gaol. A corn market is held every Wednesday, at the Bull, Sitingbourne. Chilton is half a mile south; Fullson, one mile south; Highsted Fostal, one mile and a half south.

POST-OFFICE, SITTINGBOURNE - Henry Pilcher, Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this office.

POST-OFFICE, MILTON - Edward Inge, Post-master.


Abbott, William, Esq.
Brewer, Rev. William John
Divers, Mr. John R.
Dyke, John Dixon, Esq., Glover's House
Grayling, John, Esq.
Grosvenor, Mr. George
Hinds, Miss
Jacqmin, Miss
Moss, Rev. John
Palmer, Mrs.
Panton, Mr. Thomas, Clifton House
Poore, Rev. John, D.D., rector of Murston
Ray, Edward Euttey, Esq.
Tilley, Miss
Tilley, Mrs.
Vallanee, James, Esq.
Walford, Rev. Humphrey Thomas, M.A.

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 19:07:10 BST