History of Brentwood

Brentwood, High Street and Town Hall 1895.  (Neg. 52821)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Ongar Road, Brentwood, 1903
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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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Attorneys.
Lewis Charles Carne (coroner, clerk to magistrates, registrar of County Court
Lewis Charles Carne, jun. (and London}
Postans Richard Broadhurst
Preston William Richard
Rees William Hobart, Western villas

Inns and Taverns.
Artichoke, Thomas Osborn
Bell Inn, Thomas Clark
Chequers, Samuel Such
Cricketers, John Hall
Essex Arms Hotel, Charles John CoIes
George and Dragon, Thomas Wells
King's Head, Thomas Miller
Lion and Lamb (rebuilding)
Railway Hotel, Peter Allam
Robin Hood, William Burr
Swan Inn, James Hopkins
White Hart Hotel, Mrs Catherine Moull
Tap, Robert Ramsey
White Horse, Thomas Wells, jun.
Yorkshire Grey, Henry Young

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Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Ablin Charles
Bacon Rebecca
Childs William
Gates Alexander
George Caroline
Goodwin Thomas
Haylett George T.
Larkin William
Merry John
Partridge James
Perry William
Smith Joseph
Thorrogood F.
Turner William
Wallis W.E.
Webster Arthur
Welham C.F.

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Beerhouses.
Agar Mary Ann
Corder Amos
Fosdyke Maurice
Frostick Richard
Jay Henry
Johnson Edward
Norrington John
Norris Thomas
Norris William
Ray James
Saunders William
Simmons Susan
Watts William
Wheeler Henry

Blacksmiths.
Brown Joseph
Chapman James
Cookrell James
Hewitt George
Webster Michael

Booksellers and Stationers.
Brown Stephen Westwood
Cordon Walter
Coupe William
Hammond Edward
Jenkins Elizabeth
Wilks Robert, and binder
Young Henry

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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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