History of Great Coggeshall (Coggeshall)

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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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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.

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East Street, Coggeshall
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Linen Drapers.
Ann Frost
Bethia Matthews
William Johnson
Stephen Unwin

Milliners.
Misses Heward
Miss Pratt
Mary Wright and Lucy Wright

Perfumers and Hairdresses.
Elijah Kent
William Spurge

Plumbers.
Charles Brasier
Robert Cawston
John Emery

Saddlers.
Samuel Durrant
William Kirkham

Silk Throwsters.
Richard Smith

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Stone Hill Street, Coggeshall
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Straw Hat Makers.
Louisa Pigott
Hannah Stock

Surgeons.
Francis Eagle
John Godfrey

Tailors.
John Clemance
Joseph Corden
Joseph Knight
Thomas Roberts
Henry Skingsley

Tanners.
Charles Allen
James Thomasin

Watch and Clockmakers.
Thomas Bennett
John Knight

Wheelwrights.
Stepehn Leaper
David Pilkington
Thomas Wheeler

Misc.
Ann Denny, woollen draper
James Herbert, leather breeches maker
Thomas Johnson, engine weaver
James Lawrence, pastry cook

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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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