London Road, Braintree, 1901Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Braintree and Bocking >> White's Directory 1848
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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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Those in Bocking are labeled as such, the remainder are in Braintree.
Market Square, BraintreeLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Abraham Barnard, Lyons Hall, Bocking
Arthur Bentall, Stampford Green
Joseph Davis Burder, Marks
Pattrick Green, Colnaildhurst
Henry Hobbs, Great Bradfords, Bocking
William Hobbs, Dorewards Hall, Bocking
William Hockley, Hopkilns
Abraham Huntley, New Road
Joseph Leggo, Boones, Bocking
Thomas Parmenter, Garret Farm, Bocking
Sarah Peers, Highfield Style, Bocking
William Perkins, Stampfords
Abraham Quilter, Queenborough Lane
Mrs. Ann Raven, Bocking Hall
Joseph Shuttlewood, Church Lane, Bocking
Daniel Smith, Park Farm
John Smith, Barnards Land
Charles Tabor, Bovingdon Hall, Bocking
Samuel Tabor, Fennes, Bocking
John Tunbridge, Stubbs
Charles Turner, London Road,
Thomas Wakelin, Hill House
Thomas Wright, London Road
Eliza Beuzeville and Mary Jane Beuzeville, Bocking End
Sarah Birdseye, Back Lane
Sarah Mary Boosey, Bradford Street, Bocking
Louisa Counsins, London Road
Philip Parish, Eliza Holland and Mary Rawlinson, British Schools, Bocking End
Alexander Hart, London Road
Catherine Mary Hart, London Road
Ann Letch, Bradford Street, Bocking
Isaac Boosey Belcher, National and Free School
James Dixon and Mary Clark, National and Free School, Bocking
Ebeneza Quant, London Road
Sophia Lousisa Sach, Church Lane
George Saltmarsh, Bocking
Henry Simons, High Street
Mary Ann Strait, Bocking
Sarah Ann Webb, High Garret
Edward George Craig
John Holmes, Bocking
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William Kirkham Cable
Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Philip Hance Ager
Bartholomew Brown, Bocking
David Clark, Bocking
Charles Freeborn, Bocking
George Palmer, Bocking
Thomas Hawkins Thomas
Anthony Tyler, Bocking
Basket and Sieve Makers.
Henry Gentry, Bocking
Samuel Hawkes, Bocking
Thomas Humphrey, Bocking
Josiah Asaph Smith
Booksellers and Stationers, etc.
Joseph Bearman, Bocking
William Brown, Bocking
William Carter, Bocking
Henry Coates and William Coates, Bocking
James Coates, Bocking
John Wilkin Garret
Joseph Holland, Bocking End
Henry King, Bocking
William Lambert, Bocking
Samuel Peters, Bocking
Isaac Sewell, Bocking
John Wendon, Bocking
Thomas Wood, Bocking
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Braziers and Tinners.
John Gentry, jun., (and bellringer), Bocking
Frederick Knight, Bocking
John Gosling, Bocking
Lewis Spicer, Bocking End
Brick and Tile Makers.
Richard Bowtle, Bocking
John Brown, Bocking End
John King, Bocking
William Parmenter, Bocking
Joseph Rayner, Bocking
Mary Chamberlain, Bocking
Elizabeth Medcalf, Bocking
Thomas Isaac Messent
Charles Philip Parker
James Perry, Bocking
George Phillips, Bocking
Cabinet Makers, etc.
James Brenes, (and turner)
Chemists and Druggists.
Ebenezer Pearse, Bocking End
Mrs. Phoebe Goose
Mary Ann White
John Smee, Bocking
Mary Low, Bocking End
George Palmer, Bocking
Joseph Andrews, Bocking End
William Parneter, Bocking
Elizabeth Green, Bocking
Frederick Playle, B
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