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History of Bradwell Juxta Mare >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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 Brown, cowkeeper
Mr Thomas Bygrave
James Cant, wheelwright.
Charles Copps, master mariner
Mrs Sarah Davy, marine store dealer
William English, thatcher
William French, marine store dealer
Mr William Hatch
Rev. Marten Igglesden, curate.
James Jackson, coal merchant, etc.
Thomas Jackson, corn miller
Henry Mason, carpenter and postman
John May, parish clerk and schoolmaster
Miss Jane Bennett May, schoolmistress
Coppinger Robert Morgan, tailor
Charles Parker, barge owner
James Phillips, ferryman
Joseph Poynter, saddler, andc,
Samuel Sharp, carrier and beerhouse
Lieut. Fenton Wake, R. N., coast-guard
Rev. John Warner, M. A., rector and rural dean, Rectory
James Wright, batcher, grocer, etc.
John Woodyard, bricklayer
Inns and Taverns.
Green Man, William English, Jan.
King's Head, James Archer
Queen's Head, John Parker, jun.
Boot and Shoemakers.
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Andrew Chillingworth, Hall
Mrs Mary Coster
James Dyke, East Hall
Mrs Mary Hedgely
W. Harvey and Son
Mrs B. Nix
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