History of Ongar (Chipping Ongar)

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History of Ongar (Chipping Ongar) >> 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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Butchers.
John Cooper
Thomas Cowee
George Darby
John Finch
Robert Matthams

Builders.
James Barlow
Frederick Noble
Richard Noble

Corn Dealers.
Henry Johnston, and maltster
James Loud
William Webster, and coal

Drapers.
Henry Childs
George Pollard
Ezekiel Stiles
John Swinton
Mary Thimbleby

Druggists.
Richard James Chapman
David Ward

Grocers, etc.
Charles Brown
Robert Hayward
William Martin, and china, etc., dealer
Ezekiel Stiles
William Wood

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Greengrocers.
James Clapham
Samuel Drake
Elizabeth Hart
James Houchin
John Lawrence

Ironmongers.
James Penson
David Sherwood

Saddlers, and etc.
William Parker
Jonathan Silcock

Surgeons.
M.H. Grattan
Frank Dobson Potter
James Shilleto

Tailors.
Henry Cowee
Edward Darby
Charles Honchin
William Pavitt
Jeremiah Playle, registrar

Watchmakers.
Bonner Griffin
John Turner

Wheelwrights.
William Bunyon, coach builder
William Cook

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

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Chipping Ongar - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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