History of Castle Hedingham

Castle Hedingham, c.1955, Essex.  (Neg. C238001)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
Castle Hedingham, c.1955
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History of Castle Hedingham >> 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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Edward Andrews, surgeon
William Andrews, carrier and horse letter
J. Baker, excise officer
James Mayhew Balls, auctioneer, and land and insurance agent, Nunnery Farm
Edward Bingham, terra cotta and ornamental pottery manufactr., etc.
Thomas Littell Morley Bridge, B.A., Esq.
Jeffery Carter, postmaster, book-seller, insurance agent and actuary of Savings' Bank
Joseph Charles Curtis, relieving officer
Miss S. Davey, fancy repository
Walter Deeks, farmer, Priestfield
Miss Dodson
Miss Hay ward
John Archer Duffield, ironmonger, brazier, and insurance agent
James Dyson, stationer, etc.
John Fendick, draper and grocer
Samuel Fitch, french polisher
Joseph Breedon Fryer, civil engineer
Mrs E. Gatward
Miss H. Hasell
Josiah Glascock, farmer, Greats Lodge
Richard Hall, druggist and insurance agent
John Harrington bricklayer and shopkeeper
John Hart, brick and tile maker
Daniel Horton Harvey, draper and grocer
Richard Harvey, police inspector
William Hearn, cattle dealer
Charles Humphreys, plumber, etc.
Charles Devereux Hustler, solicitor
James Jarman, cabinet maker, carpenter, and builder.
Ashurst Majendie, Esq., Castle
Rev. S. Richard Mills, B.C.L., incumbent
James Hardy Nunn, Esq., Kirby Hall Farm, (and Great Yeldham)
James Payne, corn and flour dealer
Joseph Perry, hairdresssr
William Plummer, farmer
Henry Rayner and Joseph Rayner, gentleman, Chapel green
James Rogers, saddler, etc.
Thomas Root, coal agent
William Cousins Ruffle, corn miller
Frederick Smith, plumber, painter, etc.
Charles Brogden Sperling, gent.
Rev. Samuel Steer, (Independent)
John Stubbing, farmer, Little Lodge
Mr John Turner
J. Burbridge
Joseph Warters, cooper
Robert Westrop, basket maker and brewer

Inns and Taverns.
Bell Inn, James Knight
Blue Boar, James Bridge
Crown, Edward Steward
King's Head, George Smith, saddler

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Edward Bingham
Miss Brown
James Dyson
Sarah Percival
Eliza Ruffle

Bakers, etc.
William Lee
Isaac Root, and farmer
John Westrop
Richard Westrop

William Burns, and carpenters
Henry Hammond
George Kendall
Charles Pannell
George Redgewell
Robert Westop

Robert Howe
Joseph Robert White

Boot and Shoemakers.
Samuel Hall
Jonah Jay
George Percival
Robert Smith

Henry Bowyer
John Gatward
Robert Gatward
Henry Hammond

Stephen Clayton
Samuel Coppin
James Upson

Grocers, etc.
John Coppin
James Dyson
J. B. Fendick
Daniel Harvey

Mrs Dyson
Elizabeth Digby
A. Harrington

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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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