History of Chigwell
Chigwell, Kings Head Hotel 1906
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Chigwell >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census.
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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Mr William Bailey
Charles Barnett, Esq.
Thomas Basham, plumber, painter, etc.
Miss Boodle, Woolston Hall
Mrs Bridger, Belmont Park
William Carpenter, grocer
Thomas Carter, Esq.
Henry Alexander Christie, Esq.
Philip Cole, saddler, etc.
Thomas Collier, English schoolmaster
Benjamin Cotton, Esq., Forest House
John Livingstone Craigie, surgeon, Woodlands
E.S. Crooke Esq., B.A., Grammar School
Mrs Ann Dawkins, stationer, Post Office
Mr De Fernex
Mr Jno Dyer
Rev. William Earle, M.A., Grange Court Academy
Thomas Fletcher, Esq., Rolls Park
H. Foulger, Esq.
James Fourdrinier, Esq.
Mr John Froggatt
George Hanson, Esq., Little West Hatch
Mr Robert Hearn
Mr Frederick Hilder
Edward Holwell, house agent
Misses A. Howell and C. Howell and Mary Lake, ladies' school
William Hunt, plumber, painter, etc.
Mr James Jackson
Henry Samuel King, Esq., Manor House
John Knight, Esq.
Rev. Richard Laurence, M.A., incumbent of Chigwell Row
Rev. William Spencer Harris Meadows, M.A., vicar and rural dean
John Weston Morris, solicitor
William Palmer, Esq., Gravel lane
Henry Adams Philby, solicitor
Miss E.W. Philips, National School
Thomas Prest, watchmaker, etc..
John Price, grocer, etc.
Joseph Protheroe, nursery and seedsman
Mr James Riley
Charles Sanders, M.D., and surgeon
Alfred Savill, builder and auctioneer
Mr Joseph Savill, and Mrs
Stephen Arthur Sewell, Esq., Grange
John Shorter, gent., Grange Hill
Samuel Parker Skerrett, Esq., Chigwell Lodge
Mr Edward Steel
John Stace, gardener
Edward Stiff, Esq.
Evan Thomas, Esq.
Mrs Mary Ann Turpin, milliner
Mr John Woods
Mr Thomas White, Great West Hatch
John Wright, linen draper
Inns and Taverns.
Bald Hind, Levi Grout
King's Head, George Basham
Three Jolly Wheelers, William Stevens
Samuel Noble, and parish clerk
Boot and Shoemakers.
Mrs L. Dutton
John Elce, and com merchant
Thomas Jones, Hall
John Philip Smith
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