History of Great Warley

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Headley Common, Great Warley, c.1955
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History of Great Warley >> 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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Rev. Josiah Ballance, curate
John Bennett, gardener
Rev. Thomas Henry Banbury, B.A., incumbent of Christ Church
Rev. Thomas Burridge, army chaplain
John Byford, coal dealer
Mrs Charles
Miss Sarah Cross
William Cross, assistant overseer
Edward Mee Daldy, coal merchant
James Daws, gardener
Mrs Foulks
Henry Earwaker, collector
Rev. John Francis Hawker English, LL. D., surrogate and incumbent of Brentwood, Warley House
My. Matilda Estgate
Mr C. Gorton
Frederick Francis, Esq., Warley Place
John Hammond, builder and contractor
Mr Robert Henfree
Mr William Matts
Edward Higgin, Esq., Warley Elms
Thomas Hill, brewer and contractor
George Hitchcock, wheelwright and smith
Joseph Hobson, army outfitter
Francis Kinch, druggist, etc.
John Knight, bricklayer,
George Mott, registrar at cemetery
William Henry Remfrey, schoolmaster
Rev. Hastings Robinson, D.D., rector, rural dean, and deacon of Rochester
William Rush, parish clerk
Sergeant Major Robert Sullivan
Mrs Surflen
Susan Taylor, school mistress
Mr William Tubbs
Mr Isaac Turvey
Mrs Penelope Wallis, Hulmers
Thomas Walsh, basket maker
Mr Jonathan Whitehead
John Williams and Sarah Williams, Christ Church School
William Wingrave, blacksmith
Georgiana Wright, school

Inns and Taverns.
Fox, William Foker
Headley Arms, Robert Day
Prince Albert, George Augustus Hesse
Soldiers' Hope, Sarah Parker
Thatchers' Arms, William Whitby

Thomas Barnard
William Burls
John Dean
Richard Earthy
W. Downing Ives
Sarah Ann Ward

William Alfred Cole
William Seabrook

Boot and Shoemakers.
Thomas Alderton
Richard Barnard
William Burrows
John Cook
John Bullen Crow

Thomas Barnard
Robert Meadway

George Cole
Isaac Coppen
George Dennis, Hall
Samuel Richard Francis
Daniel Haws
Samuel Jiggins
Thomas Knightbridge
James Parker
Susan Parker
John Parson, jun.
John Pinchon
Joseph Pizzi
John Thompson

Carpenters and Builders.
John Hammond
Edward Mayhew
James Robert Norfolk
William Weal
William Woods

Grocers, etc.
William Alfred Cole
John Crossingham
William Cudby
John Dean
Isaac Mace
Emma Peawrie
Elizabeth Perry

William Bocock
Joseph Haselton
George Stevens

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

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