History of Epping

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History of Epping >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Marked 1 are in Epping Upland; 2 at Epping Green; 3 at Ryehill; others are in the town, or where specified; those marked * are in Theydon parishes, on the South East side of the time

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Mr. John Abrey
Rev. Joseph Alcott
Richard Bullock Andrews, solicitor and clerk to the magistrate
* Hon. Adolphus Frederick Capel, Theydon House
* Edward Champness, master of Union Workhouse
* Thomas Champness, auctioneer, Abridge
Rev. Samuel Chancellor (Independent)
Mr. Charles Chapman
Mr. Charles Chappel
Thomas Coel, maltster
Henry John Conyers, Esq., Copped Hall
Samuel Cozens, fishmonger
Mrs. Ann Curtoys
Sarah Day
Joseph Earle, surgeon and druggist
Rev. John Eaton B.A., curate
Charles Egerton, Esq., Kendal Lodge
Mrs Catherine Forster and Mary Forster, stay makers
Joseph Franklin, glover and breeches maker
James Griffin, butler
Thomas Godwin, police superintendent and inspector of weights and measures
John Rose Gould, brewer
Frederick Griffith, bookseller, printer
William Grimsdick, parish clerk
Misses M.L. and C.C. Hinde
Mrs. Fanny Windus Holtway
* Mrs. Houblon and Archer Richard Houblon, Esq., Coopersale House
Charles Hutley, locksmith and bellhanger
Mrs. Sarah Oliver Ingham
* Alice Jeffrey, matron, Workhouse
Charles William Jones, solicitor
Samuel Latham, Esq.
Mrs. Christiana Linsell
2 John Littlechild, gardener, etc.
Daniel Robert McNab, surgeon
Mr. William Mansell
Thomas Loft
* William Coxhead Marsh, Esq., Park Hall
* John Maynard, teacher, Workhouse school
Charles Anthony Merryman
George Moore, registrar and house and insurance agent
Harriet Morris, stationer
1 Rev. Henry Lyttleton M.A., vicar
William Patman, gentleman
Frederick Payne, registrar of marriages
Mrs. Sarah Payne, Vale Cottage
Daniel Reid, Esq., Epping Plain
Thomas Rowlands, druggist, and wine dealer
Rev. Richard Sale M.A., incumbent of St. John's
William Saward, coach builder, etc.
Gabriel Slater, Esq.
Thomas Squire
Rev. Sir Edward Bowyer Smijth, Hill Hall
Sir Peter Buckworth-Herne Soame (and Heydon Hall)
John Thurlow, gentleman
Mr. Edward Viles
Mrs. S.S. Tidy
* John Claremont Whiteman, Esq., The Grove
Mrs. Sarah Windus
Sarah Walton
John Windus, solicitor and union clerk
Miss Dorothy Williams
Edward Winter, pawnbroker, etc.

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Inns and Taverns.
Robert Harvey, Bell
James Hammond, Black Lion
1 Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, Chequers
George Tweed, Cock
2 Louisa Newman, Cock and Magpie
Stephen Ellis, Duke of Wellington
David Brown, Duke of York
Thomas Hobbs, George and Dragon
Richard Fairchild, Globe
Isaac Payne, Royal Oak
William Marrable, Sun
William Smith, Thatched House
George Wright, White Hart
James Grout, White Horse
Henry Clark, White Lion
Edward Wakeling, White Swan

Mary Butcher
Racheal Day
Mary Ann Giffin
Anthony Invetto
Richard Shergold and Mary Brown, National School
George Palmer
Misses Ann Underton and Hannah Underton
Rev. Thomas Usmar D.C.L.
George Varney, British School

Michael Allen
Henry Bridgman
John Kirkby
John Miller
Charles Whipps
Thomas James Wilson

Mary Barltrop
Jonathon Baltrop
2 William Baltrop
John Burden
Charles Hutley
William Saward

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