History of Ardleigh

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History of Ardleigh >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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Note: the directory lists the names in the following order: Surname, First Name. It also abbreviates names. These have been reversed and typed in full to assist research.

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Edward Abbott, jun., gardener and seedsman
Benjamin Bell Biggs, baker and Post Office
Frederick Downs, poulterer, etc.
Fenn, Cook and Fenn, auctioneers, etc. and at Colchester
George Green Fenn ; h Rookery
John Green Fenn ; h Ardleigh Hall
James Hawkins plumber, painter, etc.
Samuel James, trusser and poulterer
Caroline Knott, schoolmistress
William Lambert, cattle dealer
Charles Lugar, coal merchant
Charrington Nicholl, brewer, etc.; h Bovills Hall
Capt. Augustus Paterson, New Hall
Rev. James Todd, Vicarage
James White, tailor
Thomas Womack, station master

Inns and Taverns.
Crown, Joseph Barber
Fox and Hounds, John Glanfield
King's Head, Mrs Luen, and saddler
Lion Inn, Charles Bacon
Railway Tavern, Edward Simpson, and farrier
Wheat Sheaf, Spring Wyncoll, machine owner, etc.

Edward Abbott, Home Farm,
Samuel Abrey, Blue Barns
Mrs Sar. Jane Bedford, and school
James Bell Biggs, Hill Farm
John Bromley, Fenn Farm
Thomas Bromley, Moise Hall
Jonth. Carrington
Anthony Cook
Thomas Catchpool
Edward Catchpool
Thomas Cook, Hungerdown
John Cooper, Bounds Farm
Samuel Cooper, Lodge Farm
Thomas Cooper, jun., Ardleigh Wic
Philip Curtis
John Fitch
Thomas Dunningham
Danl. Francis
John Eagle, Esq., Badley Hall
William Everett, swine dealer
William Fellgate, Plains Farm
James Perm, Esq.
George Green Fenn
John Green Fenn, Ardleigh Hall
Isaac Francis, Coldwood
Shadrach Kerridge (and cattle dealer)
Robert Lufkin Keable
John Kelly Lugar, Martell's Hall Hill
John Miller
J.P. Osborne Esq.
George Parker
Henry Payne
John Smith, Slough Farm
Thomas Smith, Park Farm
James Vince
John Vince
John Smith Webb
Mrs S. Wolfe
John Whitaker

Samuel Barker
Samuel Finch
William Long
George Smith
James Young

John Glanfield
George Gosling
William Sargent
George Smith,

Boot and Shoemakers.
Smith Avis
Samuel Barker
James Bull
William Buss
William Southgate
James Waller

John Bacon
Septimus Smith

James Biggs, jun.
William Lambert

James Barber
John Buck
Elisha Ladbrook

Corn Millersbr /> William Burls
Joel Dorling
Jonathan Stebbing Wakelin

Saddlers, etc.
Mrs E. Luen
Thomas Orriss
Poole Frederick, jnr.

Benjamin Biggs
William Dines
John Fenn
James Frostick
George Mulley, and bricklayer
John Potto
Melissa Seaborn

James Barber
John Glanfield
Elisha Ladbrook
John Osborne

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Ardleigh - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Ardleigh - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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