History of Brentwood

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History of Brentwood >> 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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Abrey John, gamekeeper
Andrews James, fishmonger
Andrews Mrs
Bacon Mr William
Atkinson Mr John
Barbrook James
Bacon Benjamin, court bailiff
Baker Benjamin, surgeon
Barnard George Roach, stonemason
Bartlett William, architect, Herne Villa
Bell Mr James.
Baker W., pig dealer
Biggs James, gent., Westbury Lodge
Banks Mrs
Breckley David, guard
Booth Rev. Samuel, B.A., curate
Bowen Rev. Henry Perrott, (Independent)
Bowen Thomas, fish and game dealer
Bradley Edward Bick, maltster
Brett Mr John Goodall, Rose Vale
Bridges William, police superintendent
Bright Mr William
Brown Arthur Henry, music professor
Burgess and Key, engineers, and mowing and reaping machine, etc. manufacturers, (and London)
Burgess Mr William (B. and Key)
Butler Cornelius, surgeon
Byass Mrs M.

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Campbell Donald Cochrane, M.D., medical superintendent, Asylum
Carter William, swine dealer
Cawkwell Mrs E.
Chalk W.H., clerk
Chandler Mrs
Clement Mrs Judith
Cook John, corn merchant, Railway Villa
Coombe William Joseph, music professor
Crabb Mrs Elizabeth, matron, Asylum
Cushway James William, pawnbroker
Daldy Edward Mee, coal merchant, Stn.
Davis Thomas Arthur, whitesmith
Dawson Mrs C.
Denny W., sexton
Debbaudt Rev. R., (Catholic)
Dening Francis and Mrs, governor and matron of Shoreditch Industrial School
Denny Joseph, dairyman
Dobson William, basket maker
Dorrington Alexander, eating house
Drimney Mr A.
Earle Joseph, surgeon
Eleman Thomas, cooper
English Rev. John Eras. Hawker, LL.D., incumbent, Warley House
Fielder Alfred and Co., brewers, etc.
Fielder Brothers, coal merchants and maltsters
Fielder Charles Alfred and Walter Frederick (F. Bros, and A. and Co.)
Fordham Michael, parish clerk
French George, Esq. barrister
French Mrs Mary
Hughes Mrs M.A.
Frostick Richard, chimney sweeper
Graver James, cab, etc. owner
Growse and Quennell, surgeons
Growse Robert, M.D., and surgeon
Hanson Newton, M.D., The Firs
Harrison Arthur Robert, surgeon, Essex Lunatic Asylum
Haylett Elizabeth, glover
Hayes James, stonemason and letter cutter, Hill's Cottages
Hertzell George Otto, photographer and tobacconist
Hill Thomas, brewer and maltster
Hind Capt. Joseph

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Hole Mrs Charlotte, Primrose Hill
Holderness Robert Fitzroy, stockbroker
Holtham William, tax surveyor
Hoof Egmont, Esq.
Hunt William Thomas
Hume Mrs Mary Ann, music professor
Johnson P., Esq.
Jackson Mr Robert
Jennings William, station master
Jenkins Mrs Elizabeth, staymaker, etc.
Kyne Rev. John, (Catholic)
Lancaster Mrs
Mason Mr J.N.
Laikin Thomas, clothier, etc.
Leach Miss A.M.,
Leafley Mrs
McKenzie Donald, engineer
Maclean John Hope, bank agent
Mann John, nurseryman, etc.
Manley Robert, Esq., Brentwood Villa
May John, police inspector
May Mrs. Margaret
Mayhew Miss
Meggy Mr Robert
Mee Mrs Mary
Millington Mr Charles
Moull Mrs
Monkhouse James
Nalder Mr Henry
Newman Mr George
Parlby Miss

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

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