History of Dovercourt

Dovercourt
Promenade, 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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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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Farmers. (in Dovercourt)
Beckett. H.H.
Bolton John
Bull Joseph
Bullimer B.S.
Butcher J.W
Clark John Quinton
Clark John, Hall
Dean Mrs Ann
Everett James
Fisher Francis, Rookery
Freeman Samuel
Freshfield P.W.
Gant N. and E. Gant
Millichap Edward
Ranfield Mrs
Sparrow Samuel
Williams O.J.

Fishmonger.
Denny Thomas
Easter William
Fairchild William
Gane William
Long James
Meadows Susan
Points William
Ragen William
Shrubsole G.
Stiles Mrs Matilda

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Gardeners and Seedsmen.
Chisnall John
Death Henry
Johnson Benjamin
Mason George
Meadows Mrs
Moutell W.
Southgate S.
Summons David
Webb Daniel, parish clerk

China and Glass Dealers.
King Daniel

Grocers, etc.
King Daniel

Hairdressers.
Roberts Charles

Ironmongers.
King Daniel

Lodging Houses
Brown G.H.
Death Thomas
Firmin Mary
Husbands Henry
Male Samuel
Warren James

Ship Chandlers.
Bush William

Ship Owners.
Mann Join
Pattrick John
Richmond L.

Shopkeepers.
Brown Ctn.
Rowland Joseph

Tailors.
Kettle Benjamin

Wheelwrights.
Ames John

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

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Dovercourt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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