History of Elmstead

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History of Elmstead >> 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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Thomas Beynon, schoolmaster
Joseph Bloom, saddler, etc.
John Bready, grocer and draper
Mr Daniel Carver
William Hazel
Samuel Chisnell, gardener and seedsmn.
John Crosby, victualler, King's Arms
John Emney, drill owner
Rev. Osmond Fisher, M.A. F.G.S., vicar
Samuel Goodwin, sailmaker
Alfred Hammond, wheelwright and smith
Henry Hawkins, bricklayer
Mr Onesiphorus Hawkins
Thomas Howard hurdle and broom maker
Jonathan James, thatcher
Mr Isaac Sadler Johnson
John Knowling, vermin destroyer
Charles William Peake baker and corn dealer
Samuel Pryke, wheelwright and joiner
John Rand, wheelwright
Charles Reeve, plumber, painter, etc.-
Miss Keziah Scott
Samuel Simons, schoolmaster
Miss Mary Stoodley, schoolmistress
Joseph Taylor, woodman
Miss Emily Underwood, Heath Cottage
Mr Thomas Ward
John Sorrell
Abraham Whiten, poulterer
Samuel Whiten, parish clerk
Thomas Wilson, victualler, Bowling Green

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John Mead
Charles Sanders

Boot and Shoemakers
Benjamin Baker
George Baker
Samuel Watsham

Benjamin Dines
Everitt William

Benjamin Baker
John Cook
Edwin Dennis, Ballast quay
Daniel Francis
Isaac Francis
William Francis
Francis Johnson
Thomas Mason Grove
Mrs N. May
William Partridge Parsons, Hall
William Paris Porter,
Jeffery Ruffell
Alfred Stannard, Lodge
John Davie Ward, Fenn
Thomas Ward

Simon Addy
John Bready
John Mead
James Whiten

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

Elmstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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