History of Bradwell-on-Sea (Bradwell Juxta Mare)

St. Thomas' Church
St. Thomas' Church, Bradwell on Sea
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History of Bradwell-on-Sea (Bradwell Juxta Mare) >> Pigot's Directory 1839

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - 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 Spurgin

John Nichols, baker
George Turner, baker
George Knight, blacksmith
John Hews, boot and shoe maker
John Hews jun., butcher
Richard Mason, carpenter
John Hews, chemist and druggist
Joshua Tovell Nix, linen draper, grocer and tea dealer
John Woolvet, Green Man PH
Ann Quay, King's Head PH
Phoebe Horne, Queen's Head PH
William Grange, miller
Mrs Boreham, milliners and dress maker
Joseph Poynter, saddler
James Babbs, shopkeeper and dealer
William Harvey, shopkeeper and dealer
Henry Mason, shopkeeper and dealer
Robert Moroan, tailor
Joseph Boreham, wheelwright
John Hewett, wheelwright
James Parker, barge owner

John Carter, school master

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Bradwell juxta Mare - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Bradwell juxta Mare - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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