History of Colchester

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History of Colchester >> 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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William Hayward
William Lay

Robert Blomfield
John Calver
William Chapman
Henry Clark
John Crammer
John Duffell
James Grigg
Samuel Harvey
Alexander Hedge
Charles Hutton
John Matthewman
Stephen Matthewman
William Matthewman
Robert Minks
John Pitcher
William Ridgley
James Tebbenham
James Waller
William Willis
George Wormell

Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers.
John Taylor
Timothy Walford

William Abbott
Charles Albon
John Bridge
T. Coppen
John Crowe
James Samms
T. Scott

Carvers and Guilders.
Paul Aggio
Samuel Jones

Chair Makers.
Thomas Ainsworth
Samuel Dearsley
J. Minks
William Orrin

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Chemists and Druggists.
William Byfield
George Firmin
Foster and Allen
Napthali Goose
M. A. Marker

China and Glass, etc., and warehouse.
James Edwards
William Humphrey
John Inman
William Raven
Hannah Wilson

Coach Makers.
Francis French
J. Hannibell
Thomas Scott
Lionell Sharman

Coal Merchants.
Bartholomew Brown
Samuel Cook
Thomas Ford
Chares Heath and Samuel Heath
Timothy King
Charles Parker
John Scott
Joseph Smith
Sparden, Osbore and Co.
Robert Tabor

Benjamin Brightman
William Clough
George Hitchcock

Cork Cutters.
Samuel Greenfield
John Hale
William Lubbock

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