History of Great Waltham

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History of Great Waltham >> 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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Butchers.
Robert Lucking
William Lucking
Benjamin Snow
Henry Sorrell

Corn Millers.
Samuel Adams
John Cottee
Robert Dannatt jun,
Frederick Rust

Grocers, etc.
George Bearsby
James Fowler
Samuel Phillips
James Reeve
John Smith
Charles Smoothy
W. Snow, and carpenter

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Saddlers, etc.
Abraham Green
Samuel Willers

Shoemakers.
George Bedwell
Thomas Bedwell
John Gowers
William Skinner
William Tyrell

Tailors.
Edmund Franlyn

Wheelwrights.
John Brewster
William Coe
George Ellis
Thomas Monk

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

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