Paycock's House, Coggeshall, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall) >> Pigot's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 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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Colchester Road, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Currier and Leather Cutters.
Gardeners and Seedsmen.
John Russell snr. and jun.
Church Street, CoggeshallLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
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
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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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