History of Chigwell Row

Photo of Two Brewers PH, Chigwell Row, c.1955
Two Brewers PH, Chigwell Row, c.1955
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History of Chigwell Row >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Benjamin Barnes, gentleman
Richard Aspinall, gentleman
John Belling, gentleman
Edward Brooks, gentleman
John Burton, piano-forte manufacturer
Edmund Buxton, Esq., Forest House
Francis Clark, gentleman, Chapel House
William Clark, brewer, etc.
Samuel Crawley, wheelwright
Mr. Samuel Dyer
John Harrison, Esq
Rev. Thomas Hill, (Independent minister)
John Hodgson, Esquire, The Bowles
John Jones, gentleman
Mr. Job Keene
Mr. Edward Langley
John Liles, gentleman
Joseph Norbury
Daniel Partridge, builder
Sophia Powling, coach owner
Captain Henry Reynell
John Rowe, shoemaker
James Shelley, baker, Post Office
William John Smith, brewer
Misses Stone
Joseph Green Walford, Esq., Woodlands
Mary Saville, Maypole PH
Jane Howe, school mistress
Thomas Hills (and shoemaker)
William Queray, beer house
Richard Lambert, blacksmith
Richard Maryon, blacksmith
John Shepherd, butcher
William Clark, grocer
Francis Parker, grocer
William Shepherd, farmer
Arthur Thurgood, surgeon
Thomas Winter, surgeon

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Chigwell Row (not marked, under the word Chigwell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Chigwell Row - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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