Bromley, Bromley

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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.

BROMLEY is a town, pleasantly situated in the Western Division of the county, ten
miles from London, 14 miles from Sevenoaks, and six miles from Greenwich, south-by-east. The nearest railway station is Sydenham. The population in 1851 was 4,127. It is in the hundred of Bromley Ruxley, lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, and union of Bromley; it is also a county court district for sixteen parishes, held every month at the White Hart Inn. The church of St. Paul is an ancient edifice, has a low tower at the west end, and has an excellent peal of eight bells. It is in the diocess of Canterbury. ,The living is a perpetual curacy; the Rev. James Edward Newell, M.A., is the incumbent, and the Rev. J. Edwards, M.A., curate. The Bishop of Rochester is the patron and impropriator of the great tithes. There is also a church, or chapel of ease, dedicated to the Holy Trinity; it is a neat structure, being built in the Gothic style of architecture.
The living is a perpetual curacy; the Rev. Arthur Rawson, M.A., incumbent. Here are four dissenting places of worship, two Independents' and two Wesleyans'. Here is a savings' bank, and a literary institution, with an extensive library. The town is well paved, and lighted with gas.

POST-OFFICE. - Joseph Bradley Shillcock, Postmaster. Money Orders are granted and paid at this Office.
Savings' Bank. - Richard J. Denness, Secretary, High street.

Public Houses in Bromley

Traders in Bromley in 1858


Adams, Rev. C., M.A., chaplain, College
Allen, John, Esq., Mason's hill
Bacon, Miss Mary, Widmore lane
Baldwin, Thomas R., Esq., Elmstead
Baldwin, J., Esq., Widmore lane
Banks, Mrs. Elizabeth, Common
Bannister, Mrs. Mary C., Rose Villas, Common
Barham, Mr Robert, Common
Barrett, Mr Richard, Common
Barry T Esq., Elmsfield
Bate, Miss, Martin's hill
Bell, Peter, Esq.,, Elmstead Lodge
Bilke, Edward, Esq., Mill Cottage
Blaxland, Mrs, Widmore lane
Boycott, J, Esq., Mill Cottage
Boyd, Robert, Esq., county magistrate, Plaistow Lodge
Child, Mrs., Mason's hill
Child, Coles, Esq., Palace
Clarke, Miss, Redwood House
Cleveland, Mr. George, Common
Cooper, Miss, Bromley Hill
Dent, William, Esq., Bickley Park
Devas, Frederick, Esq., Bromley Lodge
Devoll, Mr. Richard, Common
Drinkwater, Mrs,, Rose Villas
Dunn, Mr. Edward, Mason's hill
Edwards, Rev. _, Rochester Cottage .
Ellis, Thomas. R, Esq., Widmore lane . .
Gissen, _, Esq., Widmore lane
Hargrave, Mrs
Harris, Mrs., Common ,
Hebbert, Henry, Esq., Common
Hendy, 3,, Esq., Widmore lane
Hillyer, W., Esq., Widmore lane
Hodsell, Mrs., Common
Hooper, Alfred D., Esq.;, Rochester place
Hunt, Mrs., Common
Hutchinson, Mrs., Lawn Villa, Farwig
Innous, Mr. John, Mason's hill
Jackson, Henry, Esq., Common
James, Thomas, Esq., Common
James, T., Esq., Common
Jell, J., Esq., Common
Jessop, Mr. William, Mason's hill
Johnson, J. G., Esq., Common
Lantour, Mr., Common
Latter, William, Esq., Common
Latter, Robert B., Esq., Beckenham lane
Latter, Robinson, Esq., Widmore lane
Latter, Mr. William, Common
Long, Colonel Samuel, Bromley Hill House
Malim, A,, Esq., the Valley
Mitchell, G., Esq., Widmore lane
Moon, Mrs. Elizabeth, Mason's hill
Moyoe, Mr. Henry, Mason's hill
Musson, Thomas, Esq., Rochester place
Mead, Mis., Gravel pits
Newell, Rev. James E., M.A., incumbent of Bromley, Southborongh
Noad, David James, Esq., Shawfield
Norman, George Warde, Esq., Rookery
Norman, Henry, Esq», Oakley House
Osborn, Mrs. Rebecca, High street
Payne, Mr. Richard John, Common
Potts, Charles, Esq., Freelands
Porter, Mrs. Mary, High street .
Pringle, Miss Susan, Rochester place
Rawson, Rev. Arthur, M.A., Oommon
Ray, Mr., Farwig
Rebet, Mr, Rafe, Rose Villa, Common
Reid, John, Esq., Common
Reid, Sarnuel Jackson, Market place
Roberts, Mrs. Mary, Beachfield
Root, J., Esq., Lansel Cottage, Common
Sattewaite, William, - Esq., Springfield place
Sawkins, Miss, Widmore lane
Scott, Mrs., Church House
Scott, Samuel, Esq., Sundridge
Scudamore, Thomas E., Esq. Martin's hill
Shaw, Mr. William, Widmore
Shuttleworth, J., Esq., Plaistow Hall
Smith, Joseph M., Esq.
Soames, E., Esq.,Mason's hill
Sparkes, J., Esq., Bromley
Starling, William John, Esq., Beckenham lane
Storines, Mrs., Common
Strode, G., Esq., Elmstead
Telford, the Misses, Widmore
Thompson, Mr., Homesdale Cottage, Common
Titford, R. V., Esq., Common
Tolley, Captain, Common
Tweedy, Colonel George, Bromley House
Vandome, Mrs., Common
Verrall, Rev. Robert, Widmore lane
Waller, Miss Sarah, Beckenham lane
Walter, Mrs. Elizabeth, Common
Wells, John J., Esq., J.P., Southborough
Wharton, Miss, Widmore lane
White, John, Esq., New Farm
Woolf, Mrs.
Woolrich, Miss, Common

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