History of Aveley

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Aveley, High Street c1952
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History of Aveley >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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 Boothman, cabinet maker
William Button, marine store dealer
William Brown, tailor
Nathaniel Collier, gentlewoman
James Downard, plumber and glazier
High Dunn, bricklayer
Thomas Hayward, gardener
Andrew Harvey, tailor
Thomas William Jackson, saddler
John Eaton Joyner, malster
George Kettle, hair dresser
Sir Thomas Barratt Lennard, Bart, Belhus
William Lockwood, policeman
James Mundall, schoolmaster
John Osbourne, bricklayer
George Parrott, steward to Sir T.B. Lennard, Parsonage
Elizabeth Schooling, schoolmistress
Charles Vidal, surgeon
Rev. Richard Marsh White M.A., vicar
Charles Fredrick Welham, corn miller
Thomas Whittingham, plumber, etc.

Inns and Taverns.
James Cook, Crown and Anchor
Hilary Warren, Lennard's Arms
Edward Thurlby Hitching, Ship

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Beerhouses.
John Sullings
Thomas Whitney

Bakers.
Henry Harris
Joseph Harvey

Blacksmiths.
Robert Langley
William Lee
Benjamin Nutman

Boot and Shoe makers.
James Gibbon
William Kettle
Joseph Lowers
John Schooling
J. Walls

Butchers.
James Blows
George Cole
Samuel Field
Henry Parnell

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Farmers.
Susanna Humphries
William Joseph Joyner, Hall
George Parrott
William Shepherd
Percy Smith, Bretts
Luke Valentine, Heath
William Woodthorp and Edward Woodthorp

Grocers, etc.
John Gurnett
John Schooling
Henry White
Henry Wilks

Belhouse
Belhouse
print published 1834

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

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Aveley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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