History of Great Baddow

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History of Great Baddow >> 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 at Galleywood marked *
William Aldred, fruiterer
George Bacon, cooper
Mrs. Charlotte Bell
Mrs Clarence
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
Joseph Leatherdale
* 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
Thomas Yell

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.

Bakers, etc.
* George Brown
Henry Dowsett
* Richard Letch, jun.
Abraham Robinson
William Rumsey

William Beckett
George Dean
James Flexman
* Samuel Mills
* Abraham Pilkington
Robert Rudland
* James Scotcher
* John Taylor

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* Lazerus Blanks
Mary Blanks
* Thomas Brown
L.J. Sparrow

Boot and Shoemakers.
Potter Carter
George Clarke
* George Robert Dean
Robert Eaton
Thomas Hawes

Frederick Davis
Richard Finch

William Beckett
Charles Blanks
Charles Crush
* John Newcombe
Charles Pennack
Robert Rudland
John Sorrell
* Charles Turner

George Balls
Mary Callendar
* Miss Chandlar
Stephen Henry Sharman

* John Bentall
Richard Cook
Sarah Emberson
Samuel Fitch
James Flexman
* William Judd
Mrs Rogers
Charles Stannard

W. Poulton Kidd
George Rowland
* Henry Spight

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Great Baddow - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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