History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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Church Street, Coggeshall, c.1955
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White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Church Street, Great Coggeshall.
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Those marked * are in Little Coggeshall

Farmers (+ only cowkeepers)
William Gentry Dennis, Howels
Adam Eavery
Francis Hills
+ John Huntley
+ James Johnson
+ John Lewsey
* C. Newman, Scripps
John Pilgrim
George Rayner
* Joseph Sach, Abbey Farm
Joseph Sach, Bourchier's Grange
* Mrs. A. Skingley
* Joseph Skingley
* Jacob Unwin, Grange
Stephen Unwin, Mount House
Anthony Warricker

Furniture Brokers.
Elijah Clark
Joseph Foster
James Cox Grange
Daniel Leaper
William Thomas Matthews
Sophia Rout

Gardeners, etc.
Isaac Anthony
Edward Bright
William Doubleday, jun.
Thomas Evans
Thomas French
Harry Hills
James Jepps
James Johnson
Jonathan Kemp King
Samuel Polley
Nehemiah Prior
Nathaniel Raven
Samuel Rowland
Mary Ruffle
Charles Smith
Harry Willis
William Wood

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Green Grocers.
Isaac Anthony
James Everitt
Edward Fenn
Maria Leaper
Jacob Plastow
Henry Pudsey

Grocers, etc.
Richard Bell
Alfred Denney
William Doubleday
George Good
Charles Moore, jun.
John Neep
James Popham
Francis Revitt (and Baptists Minister)

Horse, etc., Letters.
Henry Cook
William French
Francis Hunwick

John Willet
Edward Woodward

Lace Workers.
Orpah Alger
William Crossby
Jacob Dalton
James Lawton
Daniel Luckhurst
James Popham
John Spurge

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
William Doubleday
Thomas Kettle
Charles Moore

George Beard
William Beard
Thomas Evans
William Gardner
Samuel Skingley

Abigail Brasier
Rebecca Finchham
Ann Kent
Charlotte Potter
Eliza White

Perfumers and Hair Dressers.
Elijah Kent
Daniel Rowland
Richard Spurge

Plumbers, Painters, and Glaziers.
Abigail Brazier
Robert Cawston

John Brown
David Coe
James Everett
John Huntley
James Pudney
Emma Pudsey
William Reeve
Sarah Spurge
William Theedon
William Till

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Silk Makers.
Louis Gachet
Samuel Clark
Benjamin Goodson
John Hall (and throwster) Orchard Mill
Thomas Westmacott (velvet)

Straw Hat Makers.
Misses Kent
Sarah Lawrence
Lucy Leaper
Sarah Spurge
Eliza Surry

Harold Giles
William Francis Nott
James Stuart Nott
Thomas Thompkins
Henry Whitemore

Sarah Clemence
Samuel Cox
Walter Thomas Good
Benjamin Denney
Jonathan Herbert
Frederick Knight
Henry Moore

Benjamin Griffith
John Willet

James Bennett
John Knight

Toy Dealers.
Jacob Anthony
Sarah Durrant

Ephraim Leaper
Stephen Leaper
Sahdrach Snell
Thomas Surry
Thomas Wheeler

Richard Kirkham
Edward Woodward

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Great Coggeshall - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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