History of East Tilbury

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St Catherine's Church, East Tilbury.
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History of East Tilbury >>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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Mrs Eliza Archibald, victualler, Ship
Francis Asplin, gent., St. Cleres
Charles Asplin, gent., Tilbury Place
John Claydon, wharfinger
Jasper Colling, port butcher and shopkeeper
Edward Deeks pork butcher and shopkeeper
Jesse Dowsett, gardener, etc.
Joseph Fordham, baker and coal dealer
Rev. William George Goodchild, M.A., vicar
James Lewis, bricklayer
William Noyes, schoolmaster
William Rawlings, wheelwright and smith
Thomas James Osborn, gent., East Tilbury House
Mrs Sawell, Gobians Farm
Richard Scott, shoemaker
E. Williams, Esq., Rectory
Mrs Mary Ann Wright, beerhouse

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East Tilbury - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

East Tilbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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