History of Epping

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High Street, Epping, 1921
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History of Epping >> 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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Those marked:
1 are in Epping Upland
2, at Epping Green
3 are in Rye Hamlet

Inns and Taverns.
Bell, George Parish
Black Lion, Joseph Wright
1 Chequers, William Fardell
Cock Hotel, Mrs S. and Walter Tweed
2 Cook and Magpie, Louisa Newman
Duke of Wellington, Samuel Clarke
Duke of York, David Brown
George and Dragon, George Teece
Globe, John Slocombe
Royal Oak, James Grout
Sun, William Marrable
Thatched House, Thomas Basham
White Hart, James Rixon
White Lion, George Pomphret
White Swan, James Brewster

Academies. ($ are Boarding.)
Anna Butcher
Thomas Byford
John Hunter
Susan Palmer
Mrs Jane Wade
Hannah Whipps
British School Ann Haslam
National Schools M. Dunstan, Mary Burrows, and Mary Dexter

Charles Allen
Mary Allen
Sarah Champness
2 John Ford
Thomas Hummerston
James Kirkby
Edmund Richardson
Charles Whipps
Thomas James Wilson

2 John Barrett
John Fairchild
William Glaskin
John Palmer

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Mary Barltrop
2 William Barltrop
William Burden
2 James Cook
Charles Hutley
William Saward
Richard Serle

Boot and Shoemakers.
James Allen
Charles Austin
William Burgess
Arnold Fisher
William Giffin
William Glaskin
William Grimsdick, and parish clerk
John Hills
W.B. Ingham
Thomas Lawrence
William Wright
Richard Pratt
James Rixon
Thomas Simpson
Thomas Stace

George Champness
Henry Heath
Charles Marrable
John Parrish

George Champness
Charles Foster, and drain pipe
John Styles

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

Epping - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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