History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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Paycock's House, Coggeshall, c.1955
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History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> Pigot's Directory 1863

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - list of inhabitants.

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Colchester Road, Coggeshall
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Currier and Leather Cutters.
Samuel Sach
William Swinborn

William Anthony
Michael Dalton
Thomas Overhill

Gardeners and Seedsmen.
Thomas Evans
David Kennet
John Russell snr. and jun.

Grocers.
William Doubleday
Robert Garrard

General Dealers.
William Appleford
John Cant
Christina Dell
William Fuller
Bethia matthews
John Moore
William Payne
Mary Payze
John Prior
John Raven
James Robinson
Sarah Warner
George Yorke

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Church Street, Coggeshall
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Gun Maker.
John Groves
David Pilkington

Inns and Taverns.
Bird in Hand, Abraham Tyler
Black Boy, John Cox
Black Horse, John Overall
Bull, William Sansum
Chapel Inn, Samuel Sprogue
Fleece, John Richardson
Greyhound, Isaac Beard
King's Arms, William Gardner
Red Lion, William Mayhew
Swan, John Russell
White Hart, George Houghton
White Horse, Benjamin Goodson
Woolpack, William Webb

Ironmongers.
Joseph Beard
Thomas Willett

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

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Great Coggeshall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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