History of Billericay

High Street, Billericay, 1955.  (Neg. B319031)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
High Street, Billericay, 1955
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History of Billericay >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - list of inhabitants.

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John Barrell
William Grierson Beall
Charles Carter
Frederick Carter
William Carter
Miss Cheveley
George Cole
John Starling Day
Charles Dell
Henry John Emerson
John Frederick Gunerson
Rev. James Douglas Hoysted, B.A., Belle Vue, rector of Rawsden Crays
John Jefferies
John Peachey
Thomas Davev Pease
George Rolf Raine
Henry Finch Robertson
Major Thomas Jenner Spitty, J.P.
James Stevens
Rev. John Samuel Taylor
Henry Thorogood
William Thorogood
William Richard Waylett
Rt. Rev. Chapman Wright, M.A., vicar
Robert Lloyd Williams
Edward Woodard
Rev. Richard Wyatt, Independent
Charles Suffolk Aldridge, baker
William Henry Amos, baker and carrier
George Joseph Bassom, plumber and glazier
James Benson, beer retailer
William Brown, wheelwright
Charles Bryant, wheelwright
Charles Burrell, beer retailer
Thomas Burrell, carpenter
Charles Carter, corn dealer
Frederick Carter, surgeon
Miss Elizabeth Champion, girls' school
Mrs. Sarah Clark, berlin wool repos
Thomas Clark, tailor
George Cole, corn merchant and farmer

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Thomas Coleman, builder
Herbert Cooch, painter
John Coote, marine store dealer
George Cox, jun., baker
Thomas Cox, plumber and glazier
Arthur Cross, Three Horseshoes PH
Thomas Cullum, Royal Oak PH
George Curtis, builder
Samuel Curtis, bricklaver
Mrs. Sarah Maria Curtis, Bull PH
Miss Emma Dennis, dress maker
John Dennis, hair dresser
Jesse Dove, cowkeeper
Thomas Eales, saddler
Henry John Emerson, farmer
John Frederick Emerson, general draper
Gas Works (Job Salter, prop.)
John Gentry, bricklayer
Samuel Gentry, bricklayer
Thomas Gentry, boot and shoe maker
Frederick Gladwyn, ironmonger, locksmith and etc.
Samuel Harrington, marine store dealer
Edward Hawkes, tailor
Samuel John Heard, Chequers PH
James Hills, carter
Caleb Houghton, draper and grocer
William Hummerstone, boot and shoe maker
Joseph Joslin, boot and shoe maker
Robert George Joslin, upholsterer
John King, cooper and basket maker
William Lazell, Coach and Horses PH
Literary Institute (John Emerson, secretary)
Lucas, Beall and Carter, corn merchants
Miss Sarah Makings, general smith
William Manning, chemist
William Martin, dealer in hay and straw
Charles Miller, dairyman
Edward Monk, hair dresser
William Moore, draper and grocer
Frederick Morris, grocer
Frederick Mulley, poulterer
John Knowles Nix, chemist and druggist
William Offin, currier, and at Brentwood
Thomas Olley, boot and shoe maker
Mrs. Ann Orbell, dress maker
John Orton, butcher
Edward Osborn, blacksmith
Thomas Oxley, Sun PH
Miss Eliza Palmer, confectioner
James Peck, fishmonger

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Jonathan Henry Price, academy
Mrs. Sarah Punt, White Hart PH
George Rolf Raine, surgeon
George Ramsey, watch and clock maker
Charles Richardson, butcher
Benjamin Roberts, glover
Henry Robertson, master of the Endowed Grammar school
William Ruffell, builder and, brickmaker
Job Jefferey SaIter, ironfounder and proprietor of the Gas Works
Mrs. Phoebe Scott, china and glass dealer
David Sewell, shopkeeper
Joseph Sewell, pork butcher
Timothy Clement Whiteman Shipp, veterinary surgeon
Thomas Sides, Red Lion PH - family and commercial hotel, and posting house
James Smith, glover
John Smith, furnishing ironmonger
John Henry Smith, tailor
Edmund Stebbing, boot and shoe maker
Miss Jane Ann Stebbing, girls' school
Mrs. Sarah Steward, beer retailer
Teague and Welsted, coal merchants, Sun Wharf; and at Brentwood

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Mrs. Juliannah Theobald, beer retailer
John Totman, greengrocer
Town Hall Co. Limited (Edward Woodard, sec)
Frederick Trout, chimney sweeper
John Tunbridge, grocer and draper
Richard Tunstall, shopkeeper
Thomas James Turpin, butcher
Edward Tylor, baker and farmer
Miss Ann Upson, dress maker
James Upson, saddler and harness maker
William Upson, wheelwright
Warren James and Son, boot and shoe maker
James Waylett, boot and shoe maker
William Waylett, saw mills
William Henry Waylett, farmer
John Wheal, beer retailer
William Whistler, boot and shoe maker
Robert Lloyd Williams, solicitor; and at Gray's Thurrock
Edward Woodard, solicitor; and at Rayleigh

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