History of Ongar (Chipping Ongar)

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Thatched cottage in the picturesque style, Marden Ash, Chipping Ongar.
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History of Ongar (Chipping Ongar) >> Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot and Co directory 1823 - 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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See also High Ongar.

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Professional Persons.
Mrs. Baltrop, academy
William Gibson, attorney
John Osborne, academy
John Osborne, banker
Charles Passman, attorney
John Peake, surgeon
John Potter, surgeon
Richard Stokes, academy
Rev. J. Tweed, academy
Thomas Walker, surgeon

Shopkeepers, etc.
Thomas Adams, shopkeeper
George Archer, glover
Amory Barltrop, blacksmith
William Bowyer, linen draper
Francis Boyer, grocer
Ellis Carter, butcher
William Clayton, saddler
Nathan Cook, wheelwright
John Cooper, butcher
John Cowee, baker and flour dealer
Thomas Cowee, tailor
Joseph Cracknoll, druggist
Abraham Duvall, boot and shoe maker
William Darby, tailor

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Dinah Gingell, butcher
G and S Griffin, boot and shoe maker
John Hammond, plasterer
William Hancock, boot and shoe maker
Ann Haslam, milliner
James Hubberd, painter
Charles Hughes, painter
Thomas Kemp, perfumer
John Madden, hairdresser
John Matthews, butchers
Edward Moss, bricklayer
Edward Noble, architect
William Norris, joiner
William Parker, saddler
John Patmore, auctioneer
John Patmore, joiner
John Pepper, druggist
John Saltmarsh, blacksmith
James Scruby, cooper
Mary Scruby, milliner
William Scruby, cooper
George Smith, saddler
Henry Starkey, baker and flour dealer
A and M Sweetenbourg, milliners
Charles Walker, lace manufacturer
Robert Wheater, grocer
John Wood, boot and shoe maker
John Wright, iron monger
William Wright, watch and clock maker

Inns, Taverns and Public Houses.
Zachariah Brown, Anchor
William Cooper, Bell
Robert Thomas, Cock
Freshwater, Crown Inn
Damiel Rawlings, King's Head
Thomas Nichols, Red Lion
Abraham Duvall, White Horse

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Chipping Ongar
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print published 1834

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Chipping Ongar - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Chipping Ongar - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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