History of Dovercourt

Cliff Road, Dovercourt, 1894
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History of Dovercourt >> 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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Fronks Road, Dovercourt
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John Bagshaw Esq. M.P., ship builder, Ship House
Joseph Bell, master mariner
Mrs Ann Bridge
Joseph Carter, geologist
Samuel Christopherson, comptroller of customs
Captain Jeremiah Cowman
Patrick Daniels, merchant
John Pain Fulcher, gentleman
George Glover, clerk in customs
Nathan Halt, wheelwright
John Pattrick Esq., corn miller and maltster, Hill House
John Wilding, brick manufacturer
J. W. C. Butcher, brick layer
William Osborn, butcher
John Patrick, cement maker
John Cowey, grocer
Elizabeth Crisp, lodging house keeper

Inns and Taverns.
William Osbourne, King's Arms
James Picher, Royal Oak
David Keable, Trafalgar Inn

Elizabeth Leopard
David Summers

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Thomas Cutting
Issac Ward

Boot and shoe makers.
William Abbot
Samuel England

John William Butcher, (builder)
John Canham
John Clarke
Quintin Clarke and William Clarke
Mary Cole
James English
Francis Fisher
Samuel Freeman
George Marsh
Stephen Powling

John Chisnall
Mark Chisnall
Benjamin Johnson
Richard Meadows
William Smith
Daniel Webb

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

Dovercourt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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