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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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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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Frederick Adeane
Thomas Austin
William Burgess
William Griffin
William Grimsdick
Joseph Green
Jonathan Hummerstone
William Ingham
John Lawrence
Timothy Oddy
Richard Pratt
Thomas Stace

Braziers.
Frederick Barnes
Thomas Hoy

Brick Makers.
George Champness
Misses Hinde
John Stiles

Bricklayers.
Henry Heath
Charles Marrable

Butchers.
Charles Fairchild
William Fairchild
Thomas Hills
Henry Kirkby
George Mantell
Thomas Parker
Henry Stevens
Charles James Teece

Coopers.
Matthew Maxwell Butcher
George Wright

Corn factors.
John Miller
Charles Whipps
Thomas James Wilson
William Wright

Curriers.
Joseph Green
Edward Wakeling

Farmers.
2 George Adams
3 John Brown
2 William Brown
1 William Dean, Hunter's Hall
1 James Fitch
1 Daniel Gingell
Thomas Hills
3 James Kyburn
John Miller
1 Thomas Nicholls
William Northover, Eppingbury
2 William Perry
Samuel Pouterell
3 John Rickett
1 James Scruby
Edward Simes
2 Peter Smith

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Grocers.
2 James Brown
William Clarke
Henry Doubleday
William Fairchild
3 Isaac Kyburn
Betsey Maxwell
John Palmer
Nathaniel Pollard
William Pratt
John Rankin
James Wolton

Horse and Gig Letters.
Samuel Champness
Thomas Hobbs
William Smith
George Tweed
Edward Wakeling

Ironmongers.
Frederick Barnes
Henry Doubleday

Joiners and Builders.
George Champness
Samuel Champness
John Freshwater
James Lawrence

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Frederick Adeane
William Champness
William Haslam
Abraham Rankin
James Wolton

Milliners and Straw Hat Makers.
Celia Ash
Batsey Clark
Mrs. Haslam
Mary Hobbs
A. Hummerston
Miss Pollard
Sarah Wilson
Mary Ann Wood

Painters, etc.
William Clarke
Samuel Clarke
2 James Mott
John Osbourne

Perfumers and Hair Dressers.
William Campbell
Thomas Hallows
John Wright

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Saddlers.
Thomas Wheeler Cooper
Samuel Crossingham
William Phipps

Shopkeepers.
Mary Baltrop
Sarah Champness
Henry Clements
2 James Fitch (and beerhouse)
Rachel Hampton
Thomas Hummerston
James Marsh
William Pratt

Tailors.
Frederick Adeane
William Foster
William Hasler
George Mantell
John Spencer
Thomas Wood

Watch Makers, etc.
Frederick Barnes
William Palmer
Charles Pratt (and bird stuffer)

Wheelwrights.
Charles Goodwin
James Greatrex
Samuel Poutrell
William Saward

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