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CHATHAM NEWS ALMANACK AND YEAR-BOOK, 1898


Page 238

E. BOON,

FAMILY GROCER,

Tea, Coffee, & Provision Merchant,

57, HIGH STREET, NEW BROMPTON,

--AND--

246, HIGH STREET, CHATHAM

All Kinds of Groceries and Provisions on the Best Quality at the LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES.

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E. BOONíS Special Blend, Rich, Fragrant and Strong,

Per ľ lb.

ŕ The sale of this Tea has largely increased, and is still increasing on account of the Strength and Flavour.

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FAMILIES WAITED UPON FOR ORDERS.

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Sole Agent in New and Old Brompton and Gillingham for

LIPTONíS FAMOUS TEAS.

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Every Friday and Saturday we make a Special Show of Cheese, Bacon, Hams, Butter, Margarine, and Lard also Wiltshire Sausages and Ostend Rabbits during the Season, all of the Finest Quality.

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E. BOON

57, High St., New Brompton, & 246, High St., Chatham.

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GILLINGHAM

Gillingham covers an area of over 5,000 acres, and the population at the census of 1891 was 21,183. New and Old Brompton, which form important and by far the most populous portions of this parish, are given under separate headings. The representatives of Gillingham on the Kent County Council are County Councillors C. R. Cheffins and E. C. Warren. The County Justices of the Peace resident in Gillingham are County Councillor C. R. Cheffins, W. Tozer, and R. H. Cock (Chairman of the District Council).

GILLINGHAM URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL

This, the Urban Sanitary Authority of the District, consists of 15 members, and holds its meetings at its Offices, Gardiner-street, New Brompton. The members are:-

Councillors - (Old Brompton Ward) - W. King, E. J. Watchhurst, W. J. Pye.

Councillors - (New Brompton Ward) - Rev. W. W. Blocksidge, Rev.W. H. Bowers, H. Gibbs, T. Holmes, R. H. Cock, T. Hill.

Councillors - (Gillingham Ward) - T. G. Simmons, J. A. Corbett, J. R. Featherby, J. Barnes,

M. T. Skinner, W. J. Lewington.

Clerk, F. C. Boucher. Medical Officer, Dr Warren. Surveyor, C. Candler. Sanitary Inspector, J Norris. Collector, J. Godden.

GILLINGHAM SCHOOL BOARD

Members - Rev. R. Morris (chairman), H. Gibbs (vice-chairman), W. B. Thompson, W. J. Lewington, Rev. Father T McMahon, E. J. Watchurst, R. H. Cock, E. Naylor and J. Simpson.

Clerk - E. T. Atchison, 8 Waterloo-street, New Brompton.

GILLINGHAM BURIAL BOARD

Offices at the entrance to the Cemetery. Clerk, C. West, 85 Canterbury-street, New Brompton.

CHURCHES AND CHAPELS

St Mary Magdalene (Parish Church) - Vicar, the Rev. W. H. Robins, D.D.; Curate, Rev. C. W. Hoysted, M.A., Sundays 10.45am, 3.30 and 6.30pm; Wednesdays and Fridays, litany at 10.30am; Wednesday evenings, prayer and baptisms at 7.30.

Wesleyan Chapel, Christmas-street. Supplies. Sundays 10.30am and 6.30pm; Tuesdays 7pm.

Free Methodist Chapel, Pier-road. Sundays, 10.30 and 6. Tuesdays (alternate) 7pm.

Bible Christian Chapel, Gadís-hill. Sundays 10.30 and 6.30; Tuesdays pm.

Catholic Church, Gillingham-road - Priest, Rev. Father T. McMahon. Sunday - Mass 8.30 and 11am. Evening Service at 6.30pm. Mass every morning at 8am.

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SCHOOLS

Gillingham National Schools, Forge-lane - A. G. Gray, master; Miss Rogers, mistress; Miss Couch, infant mistress.

Catholic Schools - Miss Faulds, head mistress; Miss Inwood and Miss Winifred Faulds, assistant mistresses.

Gillingham National Schools, Forge-lane - Mr. A. G. Gray, master; Miss Rogers, mistress; Miss Couch, infant mistress.

CLUBS

Workmenís Club and Institute, Church Street - Sec. Mr W. Lawson.

GILLINGHAM COURT LEET

First High Constable, Ralf Fitz Thorold, 1070. The High Constable for the ensuing year is Mr R. D. Batchelor, the other officials being:- Steward, Mr A. F. W. Stephens; foreman, Mr J. R. Featherby; sec. Mr. H. Bullock; ale-taster, Mr Joseph Plewis. Gillingham can claim to have the only High Constable in England.

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THE SADDLERY STORES

(CHATHAM BRANCH)

MEDWAY STREET, CHATHAM

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BRITTON STREET, NEW BROMPTON,

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Works:

Back of 12, MEDWAY STREET, CHATHAM.

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

MANUFACTURER of Harness, Collars, Saddles, &c.,

LONDON WHIPS, BITS and SPURS

REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS DONE TO LEATHER GOODS, TRUNKS, PORTMANTEAUS, &C.,

Repairs of all kinds done to leather goods

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Every Article in the Trade executed in the Best Style, and you will find, on comparison, that my Prices are much below those charged by other Saddlers.

PROMPT EXECUTION OF ORDERS.

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OLD BROMPTON

CHURCHES

Holy Trinity Church. - Vicar, Rev. Canon D. Cooke; Curates, R. V. Tremills, B.A., and Rev. F. R. Keightley, B.A. Sundays, 11am and 5.30pm. Wednesday, 7.15pm.

Wesleyan Garrison Church, Prospect-road - Chaplain, Rev. A. J. Aldington. Sundays, Parade Service for men of Army and Navy, 11am. Voluntary Service 6.30pm. Wednesday, 7pm.

Catholic Church, Manor-street - Priest, Rev. W. Alton. Sundays, Mass, 9 and 10am. (Seamen R.N.). Week-days, Mass at 8am. Tuesdays, Benediction 7.30pm. Holy -days, Mass 9am.

SCHOOLS

Holy Trinity National Schools, Military-road, erected in 1851 and enlarged in 1856.

Mr W. Wainwright, master; Miss Robus, mistress; Miss Wilson, infants mistress.

Catholic Girls School - Head Mistress, Miss Connor; Infants Mrs Collins.

Brompton Church Institute - Headquarters, Dolphin Coffee Tavern. Officers:- President, Canon Cooke. Science, Shorthand and Drawing Classes are conducted by Mr W. Wainwright. A flourishing Football Club also attracts many young men. Secretary, Mr. W. Wainwright, Trinity School House, Old Brompton.

Post Office, High-street - Miss E. S. Pearce, sub-postmistress. Letters despatched through Chatham at 6.33, 9.10 and 11.50am and 2.45, 5.45, 6.55, 9.10 and 10.10 pm.


 
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