History of Brentwood

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History of Brentwood >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Attorneys.
Francis Newcombe Landon
Charles Carne Lewis, Esq., (coroner and clerk to magistrates)
William Wall
Alfred Waldron

Fire and Life Offices.
Philip Worrin, Atlas
James Winter, Dissenters' and General
William Moull, Essex
Francis Landon, Farmers'
William Wall, Minerva
Charles Carne Lewis, Pelican
James Monkhouse, Phoenix
Thomas Wallis, Royal Exchange
Henry Thornton, Sun
Charles Carne Lewis, Pelican
James Monkhouse, Phoenix
Thomas W. Wallis, Royal Exchange
Henry Thornton, Sun

Inns and Taverns.
Joseph Wall, Bell Inn
John Ivory, Chequers
Thomas Wells, George and Dragon
George Mayling, Lion and Lamb
George Newell, Railway Hotel
William Burn, Robin Hood
John B. Swann, Swann Inn
William Ammon Moull, White Hart Hotel

Bakers.
Charles Ablin
John Bush, jun.
Edward Cripplefield
John Dear
John Fairweather
John King
Thomas Marlton
William Roper
Joseph Smith
Susan Twinn
William Turner
Thomas Walker
Edward Wallis

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Beer Houses.
Richard Baker
John Bush
William Henry Bush
James Catling (brick maker)
Mary Ann Cross
Thomas Murray
Frederick Purkes
John Willsmer

Blacksmiths.
Joseph Brown
Robert Richardson
Michael Webster

Booksellers, etc.
Stephen Westwood Brown
James Hugh Perry (auctioneer, etc.)
Maria Tyler, Post Office

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Robert Barnes
William Disney
John Matchett
James Morris
Thomas Mounser
henry Pratt
John Wall
George Winter
Thomas Wickwar
Thomas Wilkinson
Thomas Wood
William Wright

Butchers.
Henry Alexander
James Bell
James Blatch
James Howe
John Proud
Thomas Sowter

Carpenters, etc.
Benjamin Bacon
James Millington
William Smee
James White
James Winter (and brick maker)

Chemist and Druggists
James Thompson
Philip Worrin

Confectioners.
John Bush
John Fairweather
Thomas Walker
Edward Wallis

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Corn Dealers.
Edward Baker
Henry Jay
Lawrence Randall (and coal)

Corn Millers.
William Rope
Richard Woodfine

Glovers, etc.
James Cove
Elizabeth Haylett

Grocers, etc.
William Bacon
Thomas Bailey
Stephen W. Brown
William Henry Brown
John Coulson
Samuel Crapnell
Robert Dawson
John Dear
James Sherman
Susan Thompson

Horse Dealers.
Henry Alexander
James Evans

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
William Bacon
Dean Daynes
John Taylor
Nehemiah Taylor
Henry Wallis

Milliners, Dress, and Straw Hat Makers.
Harriett Bacon
Sarah Barker
Catherine Barnard
Elizabeth Brett
Sarah Davies
Mary Ann Ford
Ann Webb
Elizabeth Pratt
Mary Tyler

Nurserymen and Seedsmen.
James Grove
John Mann

Painters, Plumbers, etc.
Isaac Bacon
George Burtwell
William Wall
Joseph Frederick Wiffin

Saddlers.
Henry Bedwell
Thomas Wallis
Sarah White

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Shopkeepers.
James King
Maria Livermore
William Murkin

Tailors.
Thomas Button
Joseph Belchar
Thomas Cotton
Ruben Hampton
Henry Harper
George Hughes
Samuel Worth

Toy Dealers.
Rebecca Bacon
Mary Boreham
Maria Tyler
Louisa Twinn

Watch Makers
William Collis
Samuel Shortman
William Threader

Wheelwrights.
William Betts
Simon Burls
John Young

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

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Brentwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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