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Melvilles 1858 Directory of Kent.
ORPINGTON is a parish and village in the lathe of Sutton-at-Hone, six miles S.E.
from Bromley, and eight from Dartford. The population in 1851 was 1,203. The
church, dedicated to All Saints, is of rather a mean appearance, with a low
embattled tower. The living comprises a sinecure rectory and a discharged
vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of St. Mary Cray annexed, in the patronage
of the see of Canterbury.
POST-OFFICE. - Elizabeth Joyner, Receiver, Letters arrive from Bromley. The
nearest Money Order Office is at hiselhurst.
Barry, Charles, Esq., Priory
Birkett, , Esq.
Cosser, A., Esq., Crofton Lodge
Falcon, Rev. 'William, M.A, Vicar
Fry, George, Esq.
Harris, George, Esq.
Jackson, Joseph, Esq., Mayfleld
Jackson, Addis, Esq.
Perceval, Miss, Crofton Hall
Public Houses of Orpington