History of Earls Colne

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History of Earls Colne >> White's Directory 1863

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

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Mrs. H. Burrows
Mrs Bridge
Henry Holgate Carwardine, Esq., Pnory
Frederick Harding Cawston, plumber, etc.
Rev. John Clarryvince, M.A., master of Grammar School, and incumbent of Chappel
Owen Clover, miller, Ford Mill
Mr Henry Cordran,
Mrs. Sarah Dell
Rev. Nathan Drake, B.A., curate
William Eve, Esq.
Mr John Mortimer
Zachariah Farrants, grocer, draper, druggist, and stationer
Misses S. and E. Fitch dressmakers, etc.
Edwin Richard Fitzgerald, British schoolmaster, and secretary to the Mechanics' Institution
Thomas Gager, hairdresser
Mrs. Eliza Gardener
Mrs. Mary Gee, Coins House
William Goldstone, saddler and harness maker
Rev. George Hinton Griffin, ( Baptist)
Mr John Guyon
Robert Kirk, police
Misses Mary Harrison and Susanna Harrison
Emma Hayne, dressmaker
H. Hills and Co., corn millers, Chalkney
Rev. James O' Brien Hoare, B. A. curate
Thomas Hunt, Robert Hunt, and Reuben Hunt, engineers, millwrights, founders, and agricultural implement makers, Atlas Works
Miss Barbara Hunt, dressmaker
Miss Johnson
Mrs. Elizabeth Hill
Rev. Maurice Jones, ( Primitive Baptist)
Thomas Mann, cooper and hurdle maker
Mrs. Sarah Maun, straw hat maker
Mrs. Jane Matthews
Mrs. Mary Mills
Joseph Monk, assistant overseer and parish clerk
William Pilgrim, maltster and corn dealer
Zachariah Rogers, bricklayer and maker
Daniel Smith, furniture broker, upholsterer, etc.
Henry Smith, plumber, painter, etc.
Robert Edwin Smith, ironmonger, druggist, grocer, and photographer
Thomas Southern, excise officer
William Spooner, usher, Grammar School
Misses M. E. Stuttor and Ann Stuttor
Frederick Tawell and James Augustus, tailors, drapers, and hatters
William Tawell, postmaster and insurance agent
Mrs. Sarah Tawell
Rev. George John Taylor, M.A., curate of White Colne
John Taylor, surgeon
Rev. Robert Watkinson, B.D., vicar and rural dean, Colne Place
William Woodward, maltster and ins. agt.
John Woolley, manager for Mrs. Coe, and agent for Bentall's ploughs, etc.

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Academies and Schools.
Miss E.A. Gardener (boarding)
Grammar School, Rev. J. Clarryvince, M.A., and Mr W. Spooner
British School, Edwin E. Fitzgerald
National School, William Mantle and Mrs. Mantle
Infant School Mrs. Tyler and Matilda Cowlin

Inns and Taverns.
George, John Kerlogna
White Hart, John Arnold
White Lion, William Gulf

Osmond Barnard, Hay House
George Freeman, Nightingale Hall
Harris Hills, Green Farm
Henry Hills, Chalkeney
Thomas Humphrey, Broomfield
Robert Mann
Thomas Moss
William Matthews, Ashwell's
Robert James Padney, Tilekiln
Robert Pudney, Peartree Hall
John Quilter, (and maltster)
John Newman Stuttor, Mills
Thomas Taylor, Priory Farm
William Woodward, (and maltster, and ins. agent,) Chandlers' Farm

Bakers, etc.
Mrs. Eliza Bartholomew
Joseph Buck
Samuel Moss
Francis Nunn
Isaac Sadd
J. G. Stedman
William Surrey

Mark Moss
Isaac Sadd
William Lay Smith
Daniel Webb

William James
William May

Boot and Shoemakers.
George Brewer
Samuel Bridges
Elias Brown
Thomas Failhead, jun.
Samuel Lee
William Rawlinson

George Fairhead
Thomas Fairhead
Henry Wendon

Noah Clark
John Jarman
Philip Wash

Richard Buck
Thomas Moss
Thomas Owers

Thomas Bourne
Joseph Bridge
Zachariah Farrants
Thomas Gallafent
William Long
Samuel Moss
John Scillitoe
Robert Smith
Robert Smith
John Stedman
Robert Stedman
William Taylor

William Eminson
George Pilgrim
John Pilgrim
F. and J.A. Tawell
John Wendon

Mrs. Susan Coe (and coach builder)
William Surrey

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