History of Great Baddow

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History of Great Baddow >> Pigot's Directory 1839

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - 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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Gentry and Clergy.
James Boggis, Baddow Court
Rev. John Branston
Mrs Lucy Bullen, Vine Yards
Mrs Cookson
Miss Douglas
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
Alexander Urquhuart

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

Public Houses.
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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