History of Black Notley

Street view, Black Notley. 1903 (Neg. 50579)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Street view, Black Notley, 1903
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History of Black Notley >> 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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William Abbott, gent., Notley Place
Mrs. Bourse
John Clarricoat, gent.
Winifred Butcher, beerhouse
Joseph Cooper, corn miller
William Dodd, parish clerk and shoemaker
Charles Eley, victualler Green Dragon
Rachel Fuller, blacksmith
Thomas Harris, lath render and beerhouse
Charles Hart, soap maker, etc.
Samuel Hardy, gardener
John Mortier, victualler, Rein Deer
Joseph Musgrove, bricklayer
Rev. Thomas Overton, B.D., rector
Miss Smith, schoolmistress
Daniel Thompson, assistant overseer
Samuel Watkinson, jun., commisssion agent
D. Walters and Sons, silk manufacters, and Braintree
George Witting, castrator

exterior of a white weatherboarded mill, five storeys high
Bulford Mill (now flats), Black Notley
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Eli Andrews
William Clarke, Park
Elizabeth Brewer
Mrs. Mary Piggott
William Cook
John Gosling
Thomas Pool, Hall
Joseph Smith
Samuel Watkinson, Stauntons
Thomas Hills Wood, Friars

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Black Notley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Black Notley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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