Church 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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Church Street, Great Coggeshall.© Copyright Robin Webster contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
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Those marked * are in Little Coggeshall
Farmers (+ only cowkeepers)
William Gentry Dennis, Howels
+ John Huntley
+ James Johnson
+ John Lewsey
* C. Newman, Scripps
* Joseph Sach, Abbey Farm
Joseph Sach, Bourchier's Grange
* Mrs. A. Skingley
* Joseph Skingley
* Jacob Unwin, Grange
Stephen Unwin, Mount House
James Cox Grange
William Thomas Matthews
William Doubleday, jun.
Jonathan Kemp King
Stone Hill Street, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Charles Moore, jun.
Francis Revitt (and Baptists Minister)
Horse, etc., Letters.
Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Perfumers and Hair Dressers.
Plumbers, Painters, and Glaziers.
Market Hill, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
John Hall (and throwster) Orchard Mill
Thomas Westmacott (velvet)
Straw Hat Makers.
William Francis Nott
James Stuart Nott
Walter Thomas Good
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Coggeshallprint published 1834
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Great Coggeshall - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Coggeshall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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