Bridge Street, Coggeshall, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> White's Directory 1848
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1848 directory is the 1851 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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Church Street, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Those marked * are in Little Coggeshall.
Francis Aldous, parish clerk
John Ardleigh, engineer, Gas Works
* Mrs Susanna Barrett
Thomas Batt, gentleman
Philip Bonner, organist
Rev. George Brown B.A., curate
Elijah Clarke, town crier
William Cooper, bank manager
Miss Jane Corder, Gravel
Rev. William James Dampier M.A., Vicarge
Henry Elkins, chimney sweep
* Robert Evans, toll collector
Ephraim Evans, schoolmaster
Misses Mary Godfrey and Emma Godfrey
James Cox Grange, velvet cutter
John Hall, silk throwster, Orchard Mill
Osgood Hanbury, Esq., Oldfield Grange
Francis Hunwick, carrier, etc.,
Mrs. Sarah Hunt, gentlewoman
Rev. John Kay (Independent Minister)
John Mayhew, solicitor and deputy coroner for Duchy of Lancaster
Charles Moore, senior bank agent
Mr. William Nott
Fisher Unwin Pattison, Esq.
William Potter, collector
Mary Ruffle, carrier
Thomas Sadler, solicitor
James Simmons, postman
Mrs. Ann Skingley, Leeze House
Charles Smith, estate agent and postmaster
Samuel Sprague, postamster
Mrs. Maria Stevens
Joseph Smith Surridge, auctioneer (and Inworth)
William Swinborne and Thomas Swinborne, tanners and fellmongers
Misses Swinborne, West Street
William Till, poor rate collector
Capt. Richard Townsend, Gravel House
Fisher Unwin, gentleman
Stephen Unwin, sen. and jun., woolstaplers; house: Mount House
John Wash, coach builder
Mrs. S. White
Richard Meredith White, Esq., Highfield
Benjamin Willsher, currier
Market Hill, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Inns and Taverns.
James Sibly Emberson, Bird in Hand
William French, Black Horse
Edmund Smee, Bull
George Winter, Chapel Inn
John Richmond, Fleece Inn
Adam Eavery, Greyhound
Ann Turner, Hare and Hounds
William Gardner, King's Arms
John Cleveland, Red Lion
Daniel Balls, Swan
Charles Baker Webb, White Hart
Rebecca Pilgrim, White Horse
Sarah Buck, Woolpack
Ephraim Evans, British School
Henry Emery, Free School
Aungier Peacocke, National School
Mary Catchpool, National School
* Mrs Sarah Snell
* David Coe
Francis Hunwick, jun.
East Street, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Boot and Shoe Makers
William Jennings Beckwith
* John Spooner
* William Gardner
* Joseph Hills
Carpenters and Builders.
George and William Beard
Chemists and Druggists.
William Lemon Oliver
William Read Pridgeon
China, Glass, etc., Dealers
Colchester Road, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
William Thomas Matthews
* Samuel Skingley
* William Appleyard, Abbey Mill
* Charles Barnard
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