History of Great Baddow
White Horse PH, Great Baddow, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Baddow >> Pigot's Directory 1839
Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1839 directory is the 1841 census.
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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Gentry and Clergy.
James Boggis, Baddow Court
Rev. John Branston
Mrs Lucy Bullen, Vine Yards
Leonard Foker, surgeon
Henry S Gilson
Thomas Greenwood, Baddow House
Mrs Hales, Woodhill
Mrs McLachlan, Baddow Hall
Ephraim Murdock, attorney
Mrs Pollean, Gallidean House
Mrs Elizabeth Pryor
Mrs Reynolds, Pitt Place
Amelia Collier, ladies boarding school
Peter Larcher, master, Free Grammar School
Francis W Dyer, assistant master, Free Grammar School
Thomas Warner, master, National School
Sarah Bray, mistress, National School
Joseph Sewell, Bell PH
James Patten, King's Head PH
Elizabeth Wilson, White Horse PH
Shopkeepers and Traders.
Thomas William Bacon, cooper
John Baker, wheelwright
James Bell and son, grocers, etc.
Henry Blanks, boot and shoe maker
Lazarus Blanks, blacksmith
Potter Carter, shoemaker
George Clark, shoemaker
Richard Crabb and son, brewers and maltsters, Baddow Place
Henry Dowsett, baker
James Duffield, butcher
William Duffield, grocer
Richard Finch, butcher
William Gladwin, butcher
John Goode, well sinker
Samuel James Grove, corn dealer
Francis Harrington, baker
Thomas Harrington, watch and clock maker
George Harward, saddler
John Harward, shoemaker
Samuel Harward, hair dresser
William Jackson, carpenter and wheelwright
William Kidd, tailor
Robert Larcher, auctioneer and estate agent
John Martin, saddler
Thomas Moss, bricklayer and builder
Thomas Patten, bricklayer
Anne Porter, milliner
John Porter, shoemaker
Anne Robinson, baker
Thomas Rogers, shopkeeper
William Rogers, baker
Anne Ruffell, plumber and glazier
James Sorrell, carpenter
William Taylor, shopkeeper
Robert Tibbeld, carpenter
Charles Turner, builder
Thomas Warner, registrar of births and deaths
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Great Baddow - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Baddow - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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