History of Great Dunmow (Dunmow)

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History of Great Dunmow >> Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823

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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William Bate
Rev. John Millet
Rev. Charles Powlett
John Warner

Henry Jackson
Nicholas Toke
George Wade and William Wade

Bakers and Flour Dealers.
William Lambert
Anne Langworthy

James Drain
William Guiver
James Young

William Dodd, (and druggist)

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Benjamin Cheek
George Cheek
William Pratt

William Rain
John Taylor
George Watson

John Legerton
John Parker

Glass and Earthenware Dealers.
Hollis Clayton
James Sewell

Grocers and Tea Dealers.
Hollis Clayton
Henry Houlton
William Reynolds
William Stewardson
Joseph Sewell

James Alling
James Lock

Richard Bennett, Star
Isaac Maltster, Saracens Hotel
Robert Meadson, White Lion

James Alling
Thomas Collis
William Dodd
William Stewardson

Joiners and Builders.
Abraham Holdgate
Richard Lamprell
John Richards

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Hollis Clayton
T and W Collis
Robert Hockley
Joseph Sewell
James Suckling

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Richard Randall
James Seruby

Lambert Steel
William Shed

Ann Flaxman
Mary Giblins

Painters, Glaziers and Plumbers.
George Bloomfield
William Ratcliffe

James Mumford
Henry Wilton

Joseph Grice
Richard Pearson

T and W Collis
Robert Hockley
James Suckling

Taverns and Public Houses.
William Shed, Bell
Henry Wilton, King's Head
George Franklin, Bowling Green
William Smith, Chequers
Robert Downham, Flitch of Bacon
John Bush, Harp
William Cock, King's Head
John Weaver, Three Tuns
James Archer, White Horse

John Bruster
Collis and Guyver

Wine and Spirit Merchants.
John Briggs
Hollis Clayton
Richard Randall

James Alling, watch and clock maker
William Bright, gardener and seedsman
Thomas Collis, brazier and tinman
Thomas Gibbons, cooper
Samuel Philbrick, currier
R. Randall, cornfactor
Peter Taylor, cabinet maker

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

Great Dunmow - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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