History of Burnham-on-Crouch

Shore Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965, Essex.  (Neg. B325104)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Shore Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965
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History of Burnham-on-Crouch >> 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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Mrs Elizabeth Auger
Mr Charles Auger
Mrs Elizabeth Bushell
Rev. Henry Houston Candy, M.A., vicar
Robert Gorton Combe, surgeon
Joseph Cooper, tinner and brazier
Isaiah Feast, fish salesman and carrier
Mrs S. Flick, wheelwright, etc.
Danzie Garrington, sail maker
Samuel Tayleur Gwynn, surgeon
James Thomas Handley, tide surveyor, etc.
William Hart, marine store dealer and carrier
Edward Harrington, boat builder, etc.
John Harrington, parish clerk, etc.
Isaac Holden, boat builder
Henry Hurrell, veterinary surgeon
Robert Lufkin, hair dresser, etc.
Edmund Marshall and Mrs Marshall, master and mistress of Parochial School
Daniel Pannell, miller, Eves Garner
George Perry ,tax collector, etc.
Mrs Ruth Playle, glover,
John Stoke Pritchard, R.N., chief officer of Coast Guard
Samuel Read, carpenter, builder, etc.
Isaiah Richmond and Mrs Richmond, school teachers
William Riddle, clothes, etc., dealer
Andrew Rome, oyster police inspector

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Mr Jehu Smith
Mrs Garrood
Elisha Staggs, corn miller, etc.
Robert Stevens, saddler, etc.
Rev. George Taylor (Baptist)
William Tennant, draper
Robert Tracey, boat builder
Alfred Wiseman, travelling tea dealer
John Worraker, carrier and horse letter

Inns and Taverns.
Anchor, John Smith
George and Dragon, Charles Wardon, Ostend
King's Arms, William Gundy
Ship, Robert Russell
Star, James Swain
Welcome Sailor, John Hollowbread
White Hart Hotel, Charles Harris

Bakers.
John Campbell
George Dilliway
Francis Harrington
Joseph Smith
John Taylor
John Wackrill
J. Wackrill, jun.

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Beerhouses.
Isaac Brown
John Chrismas
James Pepper, and clothes dealer
David Ham
Jeffrey Manning,
Henry Worraker, and clothes dealer

Blacksmiths.
Mrs S. Flick
William Harris
Charles Lamb

Boot and Shoe makers.
James Abbott
J. Austin, Ostend
William Bigmore
W Bigmore, jun.
Joseph Clark
W. Dale, Ostend
Danzie Murrell, and shopkeeper
William Page
George Padney
William Taylor

Builders.
Isaac Cook, and brickmaker
William Martin
Samuel Bead

Butchers.
John Chrismas
Charles Croxon
Joseph Croxon
Thomas Huddart
Joseph Smith

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Burnham on Crouch - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Burnham on Crouch - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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