History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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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

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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
Elizabeth Corder
Henry Emery, Free School
Miss Hewerd
Aungier Peacocke, National School
Mary Catchpool, National School
* Mrs Sarah Snell

Richard Bell
John Brown
* David Coe
Alfred Denney
James Hunwick
John Mount
Nehemiah Prior
Henry Pudsey
Jeremiah Simmons
John Strutt

Basket Makers.
William Mount
William White

Beer Houses.
Samuel Gunton
Francis Hunwick
Francis Lawrence
Joseph Pilgrim
North Rowland
John Warren

Thomas Baxter
Jacob Dalton
Francis Hunwick, jun.
James Lawton
Joseph Nunn
James Pudney

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Booksellers, etc.
Henry Doubleday
Mathias Gardner
Maria Rout

Boot and Shoe Makers
Anthony Isaac
William Jennings Beckwith
Sophia Fairs
Edward Johnson
George Prentice
Edmund Smee
* John Spooner
William Till
Habk. Willsher

George Beard
William Beard
Isaac Beard
* William Gardner
Francis Hunwick
Samuel Skingley

Joseph Denney
Thomas Sadler

Joseph Denney
William Turner

Richard Browning
Edmund Candler
William Goodey
Francis Hills
* Joseph Hills
John Neep

Cabinet Makers.
William Buck
Mathias Gardner
James Hunwick
Daniel Leaper
Maria Rout

Carpenters and Builders.
George and William Beard
Isaac Beard
John Ely

Chemists and Druggists.
William Knott
William Lemon Oliver
William Read Pridgeon

China, Glass, etc., Dealers
William Doubleday
John Knight

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Clothes Dealer.
William Doubleday
William Thomas Matthews
Henry Moore
Edmund Smee
Mary Smith

Coal Dealers.
William Cole
Francis Hunwick
John Hutley
John Lewsey

Sarah Durrant
Henry Pudsey
Emily Pudsey
John Mount

Samuel Brasier
William Mount
Thomas Wheeler

Corn Dealers.
Isaac Beard
Edward Johnson
* Samuel Skingley
George Spooner

Corn Millers.
* William Appleyard, Abbey Mill
* Charles Barnard
James Lewsey

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