Chelmsford Road, Great Waltham, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Waltham >> White's Directory 1848
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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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James Boultwood, cooper
Joseph Coe, basket and sieve maker
Robert Dannatt, schoolmaster
Robert Dannatt, jun., plumber , painter, etc.
Mary Dowsett, bricklayer
Rev. James Hardwick Dyer B.D., vicar
Harriett French, schoolmistress
Benjamin Joscelyne, auctioneer, etc.
Joseph Phillips, National Schools
Sarah Porter, dress maker
Mr. Joseph Tyler
Richard Tyrell, parish clerk
John Jolliffe Tufnell, Esq., Langleys
J.J. Tufnell, jun. Esq., Waltham House
Rev. george Wardley (Independent Minister)
Solomon Young, veterinary surgeon
Farmers. (* are owners)
* Samuel Adams
Robert Brewster, Chalk Farm
Mary Bright, Fitz Andrew's
James Campen, Baileys
* Jonas Coote, Fitz-John's
* Robert Dannatt, Clark's
* James Dowsett, Poulters
* Philip Dowsett (horse dealer, Parkgate
* Thomas Dowsett, South House
Abraham Emberson, Fanners
Mary Emberson, Garnett's
Charles Green, higler
* Thomas Hasler, Apple Trees
William Hitchcock, Humphrey's
* Thomas Hodges, Warners
Joseph Joslin, bailiff, Wallops
* William Josling, Little Lee Park
William Mead, Balls
William Portway, Absol Park
Mary Rolph, Butler's
Robert Rust, Wiseman's
Richard Rust, Wiseman's
Charles Skill, North End Place
Peter Snow, Longs
James Stock, Walnut Trees
Lucy stock, Israels
* William Townsend, Wall Farm
Samuel Willers, How Street
* George Wilson, Walthambury
Inns and Taverns.
William Snow, Butcher's Arms
Charles Perry, Green Man
Matthew Newcomb, Rose and Crown
John Spencer Francis, Six Bells
William Hasler, Spread Eagle
Joseph Ward , Wind Mill
Robert Gooch, White Hart
John Matthews, Littley Green
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