History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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Mrs. Abrey
Mrs. Mary Bright
Francis Aldous, parish clerk
George Baker, excise officer
Mrs. Ann Barrett
Mrs. Chaplin
Mr Isaac Beard, John Beard and George Beard
Joseph Beaumont solicitor, (Stevens and Beaumont.)
Rev. James William Browne, M.A., curate
George Bryan and William Bryan, brick, tile, and drain pipe makers
James Chaplin, marine store dealer
William Catchpool, corn miller; h London
Elijah Clarke, town crier, etc.
John Edward Cleveland, veterinary surgeon
Mrs. Elizabeth Corder
Mrs. Austin
Samuel Cowell, postman
Rev. Bryan Dale, M.A., ( Indpt.)
Rev. William James Dampier, M.A., vicar and surrogate, Vicarage
Thomas Bay, clerk
Mr Moses East
Mr Joseph Denney
Henry Doubleday, starch manufacturer
John Hall and Son, silk throwsters, Orchard Mill and Chelmsford, Maldon, etc.
John Parkinson Hall, silt throwster; h Orchard House
Osgood Hanbnry, Esq., Solfield Grange
Mrs. Jane Hand, East street
William Henchley, clothes dealer
Henry Horsnaill, corn miller; h Sullford
Arthur Hunwick, artist
Francis Hunwick, carrier
Jonthan Leatherdale, timber sawyer and thrashing machine, etc. maker
Mrs. Susan Nickels, Church street
Fisher Unwin Pattisson, Esq., Church street
Mrs. Louisa Poulton, lodgings
John George Poulton veterinary surgeon
Robert Powell, tea dealer and Baptist Minister
Henry Pudney, carrier
Mrs. M. Pout, Berlin wool dealer
John Chaplin Sach, upholsterer
Charles Sargeant, chimney sweeper
Mrs. Elizabeth Shepherd, Church street
John Shuttteworth, gent.
Charles Smith, estate, loan, and insurance agent, etc.
Mrs. Lucy Spurgeon, Church street
Stevens and Beaumont, solicitors (and at Witham)
Richard Stevens, solicitor (S. and B.); h Witham
Joseph Smith Surridge and Son, auctioneers, estate agents, etc. East street, and Kelvedon; h Inworth
Thomas Chalk Swinborne, tanner, fellmonger, etc.
Swinborne, Wallington and Co., gelatine manufacturers and isinglass importers
George Swinborne; h West street
William Swinborne, currier, etc.
Misses Elizabeth Unwin and Esther Unwin
Stepen Unwin, Esq., Mount House
Mr Daniel Wade, Stoneham street
Richard A. Wellington (Swinborne and Co.); h Leamington
John Wash, coach builder
Mrs. Mary Ann White
William Whitehead, Esq., The Cedars

Inns and Taverns.
Bird in Hand, Thomas Stock
Black Boy, Alfred Coe
Ball, James Hanwick
Chapel Inn, James Sibley Emberson
Cricketers, John Kemp King
Fleece, John Richmond
Foresters, James Turner
Greyhound, William Leaper
Locomotive, Jacob Dalton
Red Lion, Elizabeth Cleveland
Swan, James Newman
White Hart Inn, Emma Nunn
Yorkshire Grey, Thomas Sadler

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Academies and Schools.
British School, Samuel Belk and Elizabeth Bendall
Free School, Thomas Joseph Hyde
Sarah Heward
National Schools, Edward Edgar and Lucy Willsher
Mrs. M Podsey,

Charles Barnard
Henry Chaplin
Alfred Denney
James Hunwick
Joan Hutley
John Mount
Samuel Horatio Prior
Evett Saunders
John Strutt
Joseph Warren
Thomas Wheeler

Basket Makers.
William Mount
William White

William Bryan
James Greffield
Simpson Davis
James Dyer
Francis Hunwick
James Newman
Joseph Pilgrim
John Warren

Robert Baillie
Charles Humphrey
Francis Hunwick
William Layzell
James Pudney

Booksellers, etc.
Alfred Henry Coventry
William Doubleday

Boot and Shoemakers.
Isaac Anthony
Abraham Anthony
William Anthony
Absalom Bather
Thomas Birkin
Robert Evans
Susan Fairs
William Henry Homes and Son, and London
George Prentice
Edmund Smee
Reuben Smith
John Spooner
John Steel

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George Beard and John Beard
Barney Beard and William Bright
William Gardner
John Kemp King
Samuel Skingley John and Skingley

Joseph Denney
Mrs. E Fincham
Charles Pearl, and maker
William Turner

A. Denney pork
Henry Pudsey pork
John Sach and Frederick Sach
Richard Browning Smith
E.B. Smith, jun.
William Smith

Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers.
William Buck
James Hunwick
Daniel Leaper, (undertaker)
William Polley
John Chaplin Sach, upholsterer

Carpenters and Builders.
George Beard and John Beard
Thomas Everett
Matthews Gardner
James Parsons
William Smith

Chemists and Druggists.
William Read Pridgeon (newsagent)
Edward Farrar Schofield (dentist)

China, etc., dealers.
Joseph Dalley
William Doubleday
William Humphrey

Coal Dealers.
Francis Hunwick
John Hutley
Richard Kirkham
John Lawsey
William Smith

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