Chapel Street, Billericay, 1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Billericay >> White's Directory 1863
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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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Barriff Mr John
Burton Mr Robert
Barroll John, tanner
Buckley Capt. Edmund, Gatwick House
Cheveley Mr James
Clementson Mia Eliza
Collins Sarah, toy dealer
Cox George, furniture broker
Cross Misses Sarah and Deborah Cross
Curtis George, cabinetmaker and builder
Cutts Rev. Edward Lewes, B.A., incumbent of Billericay, and union chaplain
Dennis John, hairdresser, etc.
Duncan Robert, master of Workhouse
Ede Captain Denzil
Gladwyn Frederick, ironmonger, etc.
Hatch William, gardener etc. seedsman
Hills James, coal carter, etc.
Jameson Rev. Henry David, (Independent)
Jefferies James, law clerk
Joslin Robert George, cabinet maker, etc.
Keaven Michael, police sergeant
Ketcher William Henry Rogers, druggist
King John, cooper and basketmaker
Lowe Mrs Hannah and Mrs Sarah Lowe
Martin William, hay and straw dealer
Mead Mrs A. and R.
Medley John, town missionary
Miller Charles, cowkeeper
Miller Arthur, tanner, etc.
Moore Mr James
Lloyd William, clerk
Murrell George, relieving officer, etc.
Nix John Knowles, druggist stationer, etc. Stamp Office
Gates Misses S. and B.
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Offin William, currier and leather cutter
Oliver Thomas, clothier and hatter
Patient Edmund Samuel, whitesmith
Payne George, gent.
Richardson Mr G.
Pease Thomas and William Pease, carriers and corn, hay and straw dealers
Richardson Mr George
Walker Mrs C.
Ripon Ebenezer William, watchmaker
Roberts Edmund, Esq.
Payne Mr George
Salter Job Jeffery, iron founder, and owner of Gas Works
Sewell Joseph, cowkeeper
Ship Timothy, veterinary surgeon
Shuttleworth Mr Richard
Smith James, glove and gaiter maker
Smith John, ironmonger and watch maker
Spitty Major Thomas Jenner
Stock Alfred, general broker
Thomson George, police inspector
Trout Frederick, chimney sweeper
Wallis William, travelling draper
Wood William, farmer
Young Mrs J.A., matron, Workhouse
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Academies and Schools.
Price Jonathan Henry, Burstead House
Robertson Henry Finch, Grammar School
British School, Elizabeth Trinement
National School, Cornelius Smith and Hannah Cox
Union Workhouse, Samuel John Silcock and Ellen Thorogood
Collin and Williams
Collin Henry (superintendent registrar, and clerk to Magistrates)
Edwards Frederick George
Lewis Charles Game, (Union clerk), and Brentwood
Prosser William Henry
Williams Robert Lloyd (C. and W.)
Woodward Edward (and London)
Inns and Taverns.
Bell, Mrs Martha Hickmott
Bull, Mrs Sarah Maria Curtis
Chequers, John White
Coach and Horses, John Thorogood
Red Lion Inn, Richard Mumford
Sun, Mrs Sarah Piper
Three Horse Shoes, Thomas Burrell
White Hart, Mrs Sarah Punt
Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Aldridge Charles Suffolk
Amos William Henry
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