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Kempston Directory of Trades and Professions for 1864

Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades"
for KEMPSTON in Kelly's Directory of 1864.

Gentry &c.:

  • Parish Clerk, William Brooks.
  • Abraham, Mr. Samuel
  • Barnard Talbot, esq. J.P. Hoo house
  • Emery Mr. Frederick
  • Fitch Rev. Saml. Edwd. M.D. [curate]
  • Harris Henry, esq. Springfield house
  • Joyce Mr. Joseph
  • Joyce Mrs
  • Littledale Henry, esq.
  • Neale Mr. George, J.P. The Grange
  • Sewland Capt. Bingham, J.P. Kempston house
  • Stuart Lt.-Col. William, jun. M.P., J.P
  • Williams Rev. Hamilton John, LL.B. [vicar] The Vicarage
  • Williamson Misses, Manor house


  • Abraham Joseph, cabinet maker
  • Abraham Phoebe (Mrs.), shopkeeper
  • Abraham Samuel, lace dealer
  • Abraham Thomas, beer retailer
  • Allen James, beer retailer
  • Allen Thomas, beer retailer
  • Baker William, farmer
  • Barratt Ebenezer, beer retailer & tailor
  • Bartrum William, farmer
  • Bettles Sarah (Mrs.), dress maker
  • Boston Philip, beer retailer
  • Breed John, cow keeper
  • Brooks Bartlett, farmer
  • Burr Samuel, farmer
  • Burr William, farmer
  • Cane Thomas, shopkeeper
  • Carter William, boot & shoe maker
  • CherryTitus, Half Moon & wheelwright
  • Chibnall Alfred, farmer
  • Church George, beer retailer
  • Conquest John, builder & contractor
  • Corder Thomas, mealman
  • Cotton Joseph, beer retailer
  • Denton Joel, beer retailer
  • Dewberry Thomas, King William IV
  • Dudley James, beer retailer
  • Dudley John, farmer
  • Emery Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer
  • Emery John, farmer
  • Folkes James, beer retailer
  • Francis William, Fish,& brewer
  • Garner Matthew, gardener
  • George Elizabeth (Mrs.), farmer
  • Harris Henry, L.R.C.P.E. resident physician, Springfield house
  • Harrison Samuel, bricklayer
  • Hart Mary Ann (Mrs.), beer retlr & butchr,
  • Hawley Joseph, carpenter
  • Henman Daniel, Chequers, & farmer
  • Joyce Joseph, grocer
  • Joyce Samuel, baker
  • Lamb James, farmer
  • Lester James, farmer
  • Lilley West, beer retailer
  • Longstaff William, shopkeeper
  • Mardlinq Thomas, shopkeeper
  • Marriott William, smith
  • Mimms William, shopkeeper
  • Mitchell Thomas, farmer & lime burner
  • Morris Mary (Mrs.), grazier
  • Poole Alfred, beer retailer
  • Ransom Edwin, miller
  • Read James, brick maker
  • Redman Thomas, blacksmith
  • Rignall Robert, mealman
  • Rignall William, boot & shoe maker
  • Robinson John, butcher
  • Robinson Joseph, blacksmith
  • Sletcher Robert, shoe maker
  • Smith Austin, wheelwright & carpenter
  • Smith James, beer retailer
  • Walker John, carpenter
  • Watford Geo. Alex. shopkeeper & tailor
  • Watford James, farmer
  • Whitbread Charles, gardener
  • White Edward, butcher
  • White Edward, farmer
  • White John, farmer, Bury farm
  • Whitworth Robert, farmer
  • Worrell James, bricklayer
  • Wright Samuel, pig dealer

Post office:

  • James Rignall, receiver. Letters, received through Bedford, arrive at 7.30 a.m.;
  • disptached at 6.15p.m

Insurance agent:

  • Royal Fire & Life, Wm. Thomason

Public schools:

  • National, William Brooks, master
  • Girls, Miss Stainton, mistress ; Miss Parry, infants' mistress

Carriers to Bedford:

  • Abel Brooks & Amos Wilson, daily