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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
West Wickham Public Houses

WEST WICKHAM is a village and an extensive parish, pleasantly situated on the borders of Surrey, three miles and a half S.W. from Bromley, and four south from Croydon. The population in 1851 was 732. The church of St. John the Baptist is an ancient building, with a square embattled tower, and is in good repair. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Canterbury, and patronage of Sir Charles Francis Farnaby, Bart., who is the lord of the manor. The Eev. Thomas Austin, M.A., is the incumbent.

POST-OFFICE. - Robert Harman, Postmaster. Letters arrive from Bromley, which is also the nearest Money Order Office.

GENTRY.
Austen, Rev. John Thomas, M.A.
Dickenson, William, Esq.
Dale, S., Esq.
Farnaby, Rev. Charles F., Bart.
Giles, Mr. Henry T
Goodhart, Charles, Esq.
Gripper, Edward, Esq.
Hall, Miss Emily Mary
Innes, William, Esq.
Little, William, Esq.
Thomas, Hon. Mrs. Frances
Tyers, Robert John, Esq.

TRADERS.

Brooke, F and R, blacksmiths
Churcher, William, farmer
Cooper, John, boot and shoe maker
Coote, Thomas, baker
Crittall, Richard, Swan
Field, Charles, smith and farrier
Green, David, tailor
Harman, Robert and Richard, carriers
Harman, Mrs. Mary, mistress of national school
Harman, Richard, grocer
Harman, Robert, draper and postmaster
Harman, Thomas, master of national school
Jones, Mrs. Rebecca, librarian of parochial library
Kemp, Thomas, beer retailer
Lenton, Thomas, butcher
Newman, William, wheelwright
Sargent, William, shopkeeper
Smith, John, boot and shoe maker
Still, William, farmer
Sweeting, Charles, carpenter
Treadway, George, bricklayer
Walley, Mrs. Mary Ann, shopkeeper
Waters, John, beer retailer
Weaver, James, farmer, etc.
Wiles, James, beer retailer
Wingate, James, fruit grower

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