History of Great Bardfield

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History of Great Bardfield >> 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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Daniel Alger, Esq., Villa
Robert Reeve Andrews, corn merchant
Joseph Arber, sexton, etc.
William Bowtell, bricklayer
William Carter, watchmaker, etc.
Thomas William Ford, tilt maker
Joseph French, gardener, etc.
Rev. Barrett Edward Lampet, M.A., vicar
Thomas Newman brewer and maltster
John Osmar,, police inspector .
Charles Porter, coach builder
Henry Prentis, plumber, painter, etc.
Thomas Pritchard, Esq., Park Gate
Edward Williams Richard, surgeon
Mrs Elizabeth Roffey
William Sandle, Esq., Little Lodge and Brighton
James Sewell, surgeon
Misses Smith, South Lodge
Edward Smith, marine store dealer
Thomas Dixon Smith, miller
Thomas Smith, brewer, maltster, and corn merchant
George Sparrow, bailiff, Hall
James Walford, veterinary Surgeon
William Young, iron founder and agricultural implement maker

Inns and Taverns.br /> Bell, John Millbank
Commercial, Henry Isaac Adams King, and veterinary surgeon
Vine, Samuel Atherton
White Hart, John Crabb

Thomas Mace, boarding
Miss Vardy
Catherine Jane Weeks
British School, Edward Stiff and Miss Savery

Thomas Brackett
John Goddard

Joseph Barker
William Erench
Thomas Mumford
Joseph Barker
William Waters
Thomas Young

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Boot and Shoemakers.
John Holgate
Thomas Mumford
Charles Overall
Edward Sewell
Charles Smith

William King
Joseph Smith

John Hitching
Samuel Hitching, and parish clerk
Thomas Newman

Richard Ambrose
Benjamin Bright, Waltham Cross
John Bright
Charles Choat
John Cutts
Henry Johnson, Park Hall
James King
William Newman
William Pawsey
Dorcas Smith
Henry Smith, Hall
Hezekiah Smith
John Francis Snell, Great Lodge

Grocers and Drapers.
William Bowyer
Maria Brown
Francis Freelove
John Metcalfe
G. Parker Wolton

Joseph French
John Hitching

Saddlers, etc.
John Goldstone
John Robert Turner

Thomas Fox
Joseph Jocelyne
Richard Smith

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Joseph Barker
John Metcalfe
William Robinson
Denney Barker, wheelwright
Thomas Bird, blacksmith
Fanny Farnham, schoolmistress
William Foster carrier and victualler, Rose and Crown
Charles Hales, wheelwright
Peter Hales, tailor, Post Office
Mr Sampson Horsnell,
Robert Metcalfe, corn dealer and victualler, Oak
Joshua Moore, com miller
William Savill, beer seller
John Stubbing, carpenter
James Surridge, parish clerk
Rev. George Thomas Valentine, B.A., curate

Boot and Shoemakers.
William Hales
William Mash
Damon Rutland
Thomas Stock

Elijah Andrews
Sarah Andrews
Samuel Bacon
Peter Baines
William Baker
Alexander Brown
Joseph Moore
Walter Moore and Jabez Moore
William Myhill
Walter Price
Miss Harriet Rutland
John Snape
George Surridge
William Tredgett
Henry Ward
William Willis

George Chatters
William Hales
Cyrus Stones

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

Great Bardfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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