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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Alfred Coe
Sarah Ann Durrant
John Mount

Thomas Crow
William Mount

Corn Millers.
Charles Barnard, Point-well
Joseph Bentley, Tilty Mill
Horsnaill and Catchpool, Steam Mill

Henry Dennis, Monkdown
William Gentry Dennis, Hovells
Isaac Drury, bailiff, Gatehouse
James Johnson, Highfield
George May
George Caswell Newman, Scrips
William Polley
Thomas Powell, Hall
Nathaniel Raven, Leezes
Thomas Rowland
Joseph Skingley, New House
Richard Smith
Anthony Townsend Warwicker, Griggshill

Funiture Brokers.
John Chaplin
Joseph Foster
William Bailey Polley
James Pudney

Gardeners and Seed Growers.
Isaac Anthony
Stephen Austin
Joseph Davis
George Dinsell
Francis Hunwick, jun.
John King
Henry Plastow
William Plastow
Samuel Polley
William Polley
Nehemiah Prior
George Rowland
Thomas Rowland
Joseph Tansley
Henry Wood
William Wood

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Thomas Clark
Henry Clark, and fishmonger
Edward Cook
Thomas Cottis
Edward Fen
Miss Francis Hills
William Reeve

Grocers, etc.
Andrew Fuller Bright
John Collis
William Jacobs Crossby
Alfred Denney
William Doubleday
Joseph Dulley
Frederick Adolphus Judges
James Popham

Elijah Kent
Cyrus Bowland

Richard Meredith Kirkham

Ironmongers and Tinners.
John Willett
Andrew Willett
Thomas Willett
Edward Woodward

Lace Workers ( Tambour).
John Alger
Mrs. S. Fuller
Miss A. Heather
Sarah Johnson and Eliza Johnson
James Popham
William Spurge
James Spurge
John Walter

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Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Henry George Bailey
William Doubleday
Thomas Kettle
Henry Moore
Walter Palmer
James Popham
Alfred Wheeler

Beard and Bright
James Emberson
William Gardner

Milliners, etc.
Mary Coe
Mrs. Gamblyn
Mrs. B. Norman
Mrs. Sach

Plumbers, Glaziers and Painters.
Arthur Braiser
William Braiser
John Cawston
Samuel Parke

Joseph Abrey
Joseph Dunningham
Richard Kirkham

William Anthony
Charles Baillie
Thomas Everett
George Pairs
John Lewsey
Eliza Nickels
William Pannell
William Sadler
Abraham Smith
Emma Smith
Joseph Warren

Silk Manufacturers.
Thomas Day
John Hall and Son (throwsters), Orchard Mill
John Walter

Straw Hat Makers.
Frederick Lawrence
Eliza Surrey

Robert Denne Christmas
Harold Giles, and registrar
James Stewart Nott
Thomas Simpson

Tailors and Drapers.
John Appleford Clemence
Walter Good
John Herbert
Henry Moore, and bank agent
William Reeve

Toy, etc., dealers
Sarah Durrant
Maria Rout

John Fricker
Aloys Kuner

William Layzell
S. Snell, jun.
John Wash (and coach builder)
Thomas Wheeler

Edward Kirkham
Edward Woodward

Wine and Spirit Merchants.
William Gardner
William Spurge

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