Great Baddow, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Baddow >> White's Directory 1863
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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 at Galleywood marked *
William Aldred, fruiterer
George Bacon, cooper
Mrs. Charlotte Bell
Charles Blanks, wheelwright, etc.
James Boggis, Esq. Baddow Court
William Brooks Esq. Baddow Lodge
Rev. Abraham William Bullen, M.A., vicar
Richard Halley Crabb and John Seabrook, brewers, wine and spirit merchants
Thomas Dennis, assistant overseer, etc.
Mrs. Blary Douglas, Baddow Court
Rev. George James Assheton Drake, Noakes Place
Mr James Gaywood
Misses Sophia Gilson and Alice Jane Gilson
William Grave, cattle dealer
James Grove, corn merchant, etc.
Henry Hare, M.D. and surgeon
George Harward, saddler and parish clerk
Thomas Horth, tinner, brazier, etc.
* Mr Henry Benjamin Lambirth
Richard Letch, swine, etc., jobber
Mrs. S. McLachlan, Baddow Hall
Miss Mary Ann Parker, Chelmer Cottage
Mrs. Pertwee and Mr Joseph Pertwee, Brewery House
Thomas Reeve Ruffell, plumber, painter, etc.
* Peter Sewell, corn miller
* Major Samuel James Skinner, R.A., Branwoods
* William Stevens, corn miller
* David Taylor, Galleywood Post Office
Francis Waters, Esq., Albert Villa
Miss Emma Jane Willis, Vicarage
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George Bewers, Great Mascells
* William Britten
* Richard Brazier
Edmund Pledger Copland, Gardner's
Edward Crabb and J.S. Crabb, Hall Farm
James Crozier, Mead Gate
John Dixon, and tanner, Pitt Place
James Duffield, Manor Farm
James Goggs, Baddow Park
Robert Howard, and cattle dealer
* John Mayhew
Thomas Phillips, Little Sir Hughes
* Henry Rayner, (and brick maker)
Charles Simmons, Sebrights
* William Spight and Henry Spight (and brickmakers)
* George Stevens, Galley Hall
Edmund Thomas, Great Sir Hughes
Charles Wilkinson, Little Maskells
* William Yell, Lathcoates
Inns and Taverns.
* Bear, Thomas Brown
Beehive, Edward Goodliff, cabinet maker
Bell Inn, George Thomas Spurgeon
Blue Lion, William Rayment
* Blue Lion, John Newcombe
* Horse and Groom, Samuel Sewell
King's Head, James Patten
* Running Mare, Charles Fogg
White Horse, John James Holbrow, agent to Sovereign Life Office and British Economical Manure Co.
* George Brown
* Richard Letch, jun.
* Samuel Mills
* Abraham Pilkington
* James Scotcher
* John Taylor
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* Lazerus Blanks
* Thomas Brown
Boot and Shoemakers.
* George Robert Dean
* John Newcombe
* Charles Turner
* Miss Chandlar
Stephen Henry Sharman
* John Bentall
* William Judd
W. Poulton Kidd
* Henry Spight
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