History of Billericay

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Sun Street, Billericay, c.1950
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History of Billericay >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Rev. John Hopkins Bailey M.A., incumbent
Thomas Bars, bricklayer and builder
Mr. John Bulwer, Tye Common
Chalres Chambers, clerk
Thomas Crowest, architect, land surveyor, and baptist minister
William Curtis, builder, cabinet maker, etc.
John Davan, currier and leather cutter
Robert Duncan, master of the Union
Captain Denzil Ede
George Gladwin, assistant overseer
William Hatch, gardener
John Hills, auctioneer, and land surveyor and agent
Robert George Joslin, upholsterer
John King, cooper and basket maker
Rev. B. Kluht (Independent Minister)
Charles Mant, excise officer
Misses Ann Mead and Rachel Mead
Mr. Richard Moor, Union Office
Misses Sarah Oates and Ann Oates, tanners and fellmongers
Thomas Painter, carrier to Chelmsford
Esau Pease, fishmonger
Joseph Pease, farmer, South Green
Thomas Pease and William Pease, carriers
George Richardson, cattle salesman
John Ripon, music professor
Rev. Alfred Roberts, Union Chaplain
Edmund Roberts, Esquire
Benjamin Roberts, glover
George Rolph, auctioneer and land agent
William Rolph, brewer, and wine and spirit merchant
William Rushbrook, veterinary surgeon
Robert Wilmot Schneider, Esq.
James Smith, gloves and breeches maker
Captain Thomas Jenner Spitty
James Spurge, watch and clock maker
Jane Young, matron, Workhouse

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Academies (* boarding.)
* Susannah Burningham
* Misses Sarah and Deborah Cross
* Elizabeth Johnson
Hannah Mabbs
* Walter Robert Bartley Lee, Grammar School
Miss Matilda Sopwith
John Smith and Ellen Cooper, National School

Attorneys.
James Blatch (and insurance agent)
Henry Collin (union clerk, etc.)
George Shaw (clerk to the magistrates)
Edward Woodard (insurance agent)

Fire and Life Offices.
J. Blatch, County and Provident
E. Woodard, Essex Economic
G. Rolph, Essex and Suffolk Equitable
Richard Mumford, London Corporation
William Curtis, Norwich Union
John Barrell, Phoenix
John Nix, Royal Exchange

Inns and Taverns.
Mrs. Baker, Bell
Thomas Curtis, Black Bull
George Palmer, Chequers
William Rolph, Crown Inn
William Piper, Crown Tap
Richard Mumford, Red Lion Inn
James Benson, Sun
Thomas Burrell, Three Horse Shoes
William Punt, White Hart

Bakers.
Sarah Collins
John Miller
William Moss
John Palmer
William Thompson (and cabinet maker)
Philip Tyler
William Wood

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Beerhouses.
John Denton
Charles Hart
Robert Parker
John Wright

Blacksmiths.
Joseph Caton
Sarah Makings
William Piper
William Rushbrook

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Charles Cross
Jesse Dove
William Drake
Thomas Gentry
W. Hummerston
T. Hummerston
Joseph Joslin
Thomas Mott
Edward Stebbing
Richard Thorp
William Whistle
William Worrin

Butchers.
James Cooper
Daniel Richardson
Thomas Smith
John Stock
George Whipps

Carpenters and Builders.
Thomas Bars
George Curtis
William Curtis
William Mumford
William Ruffell

Chemists and Druggists.
J. Hooper
John Nix

Corn Factors (attending the Market House.)
Henry Alexander
John Burls
George Cole
William Cross
Charles Gray
James Grove
William Lucas
William Moss (and miller)
William Robinson
Philip Tyler
William Wood
Finch Wood (and miller)

Grocers, etc.
John Barrell
James Cheveley
Richard Eldridge
George Gladwin
George Lloyd
Thomas Moore
William Moore
Frederick Morris
Thomas Oliver
Job Salter
John Tunbridge

Hair Dressers.
John Dennis (and organist)
John Scott

Horse and Gig owners.
William Clark
Charles Cross
William Rolph
William Rushbrook

Ironmongers.
Frederick Gladwin
John Smith (and watch maker)

Linen and Woolen Drapers.
John Brightwell
Caleb Haughton
Thomas Oliver
John Tunbridge

Milleners.
Ann Joslin
Hannah Upson
Esther Wish

Painters, Glaziers and Plumbers.
James Bassom
John Orbell
James Whipps

Saddlers.
George Burgess
George Upson

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Straw Hat Makers.
James Cheveley
Thomas Oliver

Surgeons.
William Carter
James Hunt
---- Parrott
George Raine

Tailors.
Thomas Clark
John Smith
James Walker

Wheelwrights.
Joseph Caton
William Clark
Abraham Parker

Wine and Spirit Merchants.
John Barrell
William Rolph

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