History of Great Oakley

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Sparroiws Lane, Great Oakley, c.1955
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History of Great Oakley >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - 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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Mrs Sarah Ainger, beerseller
Robert Aingeil, carpenter, etc.
Mr James Allsop
J. Biggs, butcher
William Balam, clothes dealer and hair cutter
Henry Bateman, chimney sweeper
James Beekwith, corn miller
Mrs E Bones
George Bull, Esq., Great Oakley Hall
Martha Carter, schoolmistress
Frederick Claxon, plumber, painter, etc.
Mrs Ann Cousins, victualler, Three Cups
Sarah Cousins, schoolmistress
Edward Cousins, tailor
John Cowey, carrier
William Finch, builder and brick maker
Philip William Freshfield, jun., surgeon
John Goby, parish clerk
William Harris, tinner and brazier
Amis Hempson, coal dealer and maltster
William Keeble, carrier
Rev. Thomas Langshaw, curate
Mrs Ann Lord, straw hat maker
Rev. John Howard Marsden, B.D., rector and rural dean (and Canon of Manchester)
Mrs Moss
Mrs Moy, beerhouse
Benjamin Pryke, wheelwright
Charles Rayner, victualler, May Bush Inn
William Sizer, saddler, etc.
Joseph Smith, cooper
James Smith, gardener and carrier
Mr William Stringfellow
Henry Trigg, victualler,Swan
Mrs Yates

Edward Carter
Samuel Kingsbury

Daniel Allsop
Proctor Howard
Henry Trigg

Boot and Shoemakers.
Thomas Cole
James Goby
William Gooding
Richard Keeble
William Rayner
Benjamin Salmon

Edward Cooper
Mrs Cooper
Robert Hardy
Robert Sizer Joy
John Raynor
John Salmon, Lodge
James Salmon, Block
Ishmael Salter, Wash
John Salter
Ann Scrotton
Samuel Scrutton
Frederick Stanford
Robert Swinborne
William Wright

Grocers and Drapers.
Edmund Blowers
Abraham Budd
James Clark
David John Morris
Benjamin Salmon

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

Great Oakley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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