History of Chigwell

Chigwell, Kings Head Hotel 1906.  (Neg. 55245)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2006. http://www.francisfrith.com
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History of Chigwell >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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Mr William Bailey
Charles Barnett, Esq.
Thomas Basham, plumber, painter, etc.
Miss Boodle, Woolston Hall
Mrs Bridger, Belmont Park
Miss Confield
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
Charles Dames
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.
Alexander Frazer
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
Matthew Pearde
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
William Sherwin
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

Bakers, etc.
Edmund Dove
James Turpin

Elizabeth Clark
Henry Naylor

John Gates
Samuel Noble, and parish clerk

Boot and Shoemakers.
Rice Bowen
George Hunter
William Hunter

George Walby
John Willcock

Carpenter, etc.
Mrs L. Dutton
Daniel Heard
Elizabeth Millington
Charles Rayner

Thomas Bailes
John Chitton
Robert Davison
John Elce, and com merchant
John Elce
Stephen Hunt
Thomas Jackson
George Johnson
Thomas Jones, Hall
Charles Hears
J.M. Mumford
Joseph Savill
Charles Skiggs
John Philip Smith
Benjamin Watts

Philip Harwood

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Chigwell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Chigwell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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