History of Castle Hedingham

St James Street, Castle Hedingham, c.1965, Essex.  (Neg. C238019)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
St James Street, Castle Hedingham, c.1965
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History of Castle Hedingham >> White's Directory 1848

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

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Mrs. Susan Astle
Elizabeth Corder
James Balls, auctioneer and farmer, Priests Fields
Edward Bingham, earthenware manufacturer
Jeffrey Carter, bookseller, printer, and insurance agent
Mrs. Elizabeth Cracroft
Eliza Dobson
Mrs. Susan Eley
Miss Harrison
Barnard Gallafent, brazier and tinner
Elizabeth Gatward, straw plat dealer
Josiah Glascock, farmer, Great Lodge
John Harrington, farmer
GeorgeHarvey, surgeon
Thomas Horner, tuscan and straw plat manufacturer
James Henry Horrex, tinner and brazier
John Hoy, superintendent of police
William Henry Ings, police office
James Jarman, cabinet maker and builder
John Jerard, surgeon and chemist
William Kendall and Robert Kendall, coal dealers
Ashhurst Majendie, Esq., Castle
Rev. Simon Richard Mills, B.C.L., incumbent
Mr. Baker Myall
William Perkins
George Nottidge, Esq.
Mr. Joseph Parr, land steward
Thomas Rayner, maltster and farmer
William Rayner and Henry Rayner, Esqrs, Chapel Green
William Ruffle, corn miller
Robert Smith, carpenter
George Smith, hairdresser
Rev. Samuel Steer, (Independent)
Misses Stevens
Miss Stevenson
John Stubbing, farmer, Little Lodge
Mr. John Warner
Joseph Warters, cooper
Edward Wicks, excise officer

Inns and Taverns
James Knight, Bell (and wine and spirit merchant)
Woodford Weybrew , Blue Boar
George Sale, Crown
Aaron Newman, Golden Lion
George Smith, King's Head

Margaret Baldwin
Sarah Percival
Anna Stollery
Mary Tunstall

William Lee
Isaac Root

Henry Hammond
Robert Martin
John Turner
Robert Westrop (and basket maker)

Henry Farrants
George Hawkins
Robert Howe
Robert Nash

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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Jonah Jay
George Percival
Robert Smith
George Watts

Ewin Green
John Harrington

Robert Gatward
Henry Hammond
George Newman Stuttor

Flour Dealers.
Mary Ann Radley
John Turner

Jeffrey Carter
Samuel Coppin

Grocers and Drapers.
Daniel Horton Harvey
Henry Myhill
George Westrop

Eliza Bell
Elizabeth Digby

Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Thomas Patten
George Westrop
David Stollery

Saddlers, etc.
James Rogers
George Smith

Straw Hat Makers.
Eliza Ager
Charlotte Green
Kezia Smith
Lydia Smith

James Harrington
Jeffrey Messent
George Sale
John Smith

George Hawkins
Robert Nash

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Castle Hedingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Castle Hedingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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