History of Great Baddow

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History of Great Baddow >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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(those marked * are on Galleywood Common)

James Abraham Bell, gentleman
Charles Alfred Bell, grocer, and hop, wool, etc., merchant
George Bacon, cooper
Mrs. Bullen, gentlewoman, Vineyards
Rev. A.W. Bullen M.A., Vicarage
George Clapham, Esq., Noakes Place
Miss Cookson
Alfred Copland, gentleman
Richard Crabb, brewer, Baddow Place
Thomas Dennis, assistant overseer, etc.
Ann Dodd, straw hat maker
Mrs. Mary Douglas, Baddow Court
William Ward Duffield, solicitor, (and Chelmsford)
John Felton, sheriff's officer and bailiff of county court, Pitt Place
Leonard Foaker, surgeon
Mr. John Gilson, Miss Sophia Gilson
Thomas Greenwood, Esq., Baddow Lodge
James Grove, corn merchant
George Harward, saddler, etc.
Robert Woolsey Larcher, auctioneer
Mrs. s. McLachlan, Baddow Hall
John Mumford, auctioneer
James Parker, solicitor, Parsonage
Mr. James Parker, Chelmer Cottage
Mr. James Polley
* Peter Sewel, corn miller
* William Stevens, corn miller
Mr. Charles Wink
Mr. Pip Hicks

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Mrs. Elizabeth Buttle, Sebrights
* Richard Brazier
Richard Crabb
George Dennis, Pond Lands
James Duffield, Manor Farm
Mrs. Green
John Greenwood
John Joslin
Matthew Mason, Great Maskells
Charles Matson (and surveyor) Baddow Park
John Mayhew
William Malyon
Thaoms Mulcock, Rignalds
Joseph Peek, Ponds
* David Polley, Galley Dean
Thomas Phillips, Little Sir Hughes
Henry Rayner, (and brick maker)
Thomas Sorrell
Henry Smith
* George Stevens, Galley House
Edmund Thomas, Great Sir Hughes
* John Whald
William Wistock
Charles Wilkinson, Little Maskells
William Edward Wood, Park Lands
William Yell, Lathcoates

Public Houses.
* Thomas Brown, Bear
George Potter, Bee Hive
Henry William Slade, Bell, (and hair dresser)
William Young, Blue Lion, (and cabinet maker)
* John Newcombe, Blue Lion
James Patten, King's Head
Daniel Beadel, Running Mare
James Wilson, White Horse

William Barnard
* George Brown
Henry Dowsett (and corn dealer)
Abraham Eve
Ann Robinson
William Rogers
* William Stockdale

Beer Houses.
George Dean
* Charles Fogg
* William French
James Flexman
William Hawes
Thomas Jefferies
* William Judd
* John Passfield
* James Scotcher
* John Taylor

* Elizabeth Blanks
Mrs. Crush
Mrs. Lewin
Car. Mary Safford, Branwoods
Stephen Henry Sharman
Mrs. Springham
George Tabor

Shoe Makers.
Charles Potter
George Clarke
* George Dean
Thomas Hawes
John Harward (and parish clerk)
George Potter
James Turnedge
* Thomas Wilkin

* Lazarus Blanks
George Blanks
* Thomas Brown
John Patten
John Warden

Richard Finch
James Duffield

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William Beckett
Charles Crush
William Jackson
James Patten
John Sorrell
Charles Turner
* John Newcombe

Painters, Plumbers, etc.
Thomas Ruffell
* Joseph Wiffen

Charles Alfred Bell
William Duffield
Sarah Emberson
* William French
Eliza Gosling
Thomas Jefferies
* William Judd
James Larcher
Thomas Rogers
* Joseph Wiffen

William Kidd
George Rowland
* Henry Spight

William Jackson
* John Newcombe

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