History of Dovercourt

High Street, Dovercourt, 1955
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History of Dovercourt >> White's Directory 1863

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

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Axon James Thomas, county court bailiff
Bagshaw Robert John, Esq.
Bland James, station master
Burt John Gurney Kelly, M.D.
Chisnall Benjamin, house agent
Christmas Rev. William Henry, curate
Clarke Mr Robert
Cowman Mrs Sarah
Crisp Mrs
Fegan Lieut. Charles Goodwin
Fisher Capt. Thomas, R.N.
French William, cliff estate agent
Grant Mr William
Hart Mr John
Howard Raymond, bath and bathing machine owner
Jackson Capt. J.M., inspector of coastguard
Jarrold Mrs, Dovercourt Spa
Jones Henry Esq.
Kiddell Christopher George, schoolmaster
Long Mr William
Mann John, ship owner
Nichols Rev. John (Baptist)
Pattrick John, miller, corn, and coal merchant and cement manufacturer, etc.
Pocock Charles Montagu, Esq. ,
Richmond Luke, Esq., and Miss. C. Richmond
Saxby Capt. Isaac, R.N.
Smyth Miss G.
Stephen Capt. John, R.N.
Vernon Dr. Charles Cliff House, (and Wherstead Park, Suffolk)
Wadling Mrs
Ward Robert, light house inspector
Wymark Samuel, relieving office and registrar

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Academies and Schools.
Grimsey Miss E.

Inns and Taverns.
Great White Horse, Samuel Freeman, jun.
King's Arms, William Appleby
Queen's Head Hotel, Robert Dickson
Royal Oak, Mrs Ann Hart
Trafalgar, John Ames
Victoria Hotel, Samuel Rackham

Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Durrant William
Watts Samuel

Fidgett William
Southgate S.

Cutting Thomas

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Brown C.
England Samuel
Smith James

Lucas Charles
Orphin Edward
Ratcliff Edward
Tyler Henry

Brick and Tile Makers.
Lucas Charles
Pratt Adam
Wilding John

Home Joseph
Sparrow Samuel

Hewlett William
Jarrold Robert

Coal Merchants.
Gardner Samuel
Pattrick John

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