History of Boreham

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History of Boreham >> 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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John Algar, victualler, Red Lion
Charles Anderson, baker and plasterer
Mark Ardley, victualler, Cock
Henry Argent, parish clerk
Mrs. A.M. Blount, lady superior, New Hall Nunnery
Miss Eliza Brewster
Miss Burgess
Rev. Francis Brownhill (Catholic), New Hall
William Cliff, wheelwright
Captain De Crespigny, Adjut., H.O.C.
George Everard, swine dealer
William Harvey Puller, saddler and shopr
Charles Haselfoot, Esq., Manor House
Rev. Francis Lythgoe (Catholic), New Hall
Arthur Moggridge, corn miller
Joseph Saunders, tailor
William Seabrook, gentleman, Brent Hall
Mrs. Ann Shead, postmistress
Thomas Stammers, beerseller
Sir John Tyssen Tyrell, bart., Boreham House
Rev. Charles John Way, M.A., vicar

William Algar
James Brewster
Edward Buttle, and salesman
John Cousins and Charles Cousins, Stocks
Charles Edward Felton, Brick House
Robert French, Bull's Lodge
George Gibling, Boreham Hall
Thomas Harvey, Porters
John William Hurrell, Culverts
Mrs. Elizabeth Ketley, Wallace's
William Marriage and Henry Mount, Mascalls
James Pertwee, and machine owner
Mrs. Hannah Seabrook, and butcher
William Stubbings and cattle dealer

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John Harris
Richard Worsley

Thomas Beardwell
Charles Lucking
A. Phillipson

Miss Laurie
James Lewin and Mrs. Newhall Nunnery
Mrs. Blount
Miss Nichols

Thomas Brown
Samuel Clarke
Edward Smith
William Stammers

Thomas Chapman
T. Chapman jun.
Charles Lucking
William Smith, and brewer

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

Boreham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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