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History of Halstead >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Rev. William Adams D.D, vicar of Halstead, and rector of Abington, Vicarage
Miss Lydia Anderson, postmistress
Thomas Angier, letter carrier
Joseph Ash, manager
Silas Bambridge
Samuel Barnard, dyer
John Bentall
William Bentall, paper manufacturer
Rev. William Billopp, curate
Thomas Bloomfield, gentleman
Mrs. Jane Boulting
Joseph Brewster and Cardinall Lodge, Hatlstead Lodge
William Bullock, rope and twine maker
Rev.Charles Burney M.A., incumbent of St.James', Greensted green
Mrs. Ann Cardinall
George Cardinall, accountant
James Cardinall
Miss Mary Cay
Mrs. Mary Cheveley
William Clark, horse dealer
Joseph Clift, pig dealer
William Cook, gentleman
James Cooper, well sinker
Henry Cordran, bank manager
Courtauld, Taylor and Courtauld, silk and crape manufacturers
David Doeg, commercial manager
Richard Sharwood Edwards, gentleman
James Fairbank, collector of taxes
Charles Feering, gas manager
William Franklin, fishmonger, etc.
Rev. Duncan Fraser M.A., incumbent of Holy Trinity
Mrs. Matida French
William Gall, jobber
Benjamin Gilson, surgeon
Mrs. Greenwood, Fitz John's
Robert Ellington Greenwood, bank manager
John Gun, pig killer
Thomas Hawkes, cow leech
George William Harris, solicitor
Edward Hornor, Howe Park
William Howard, carrier
Rev. Robert Houghton, chaplain to Halstead Union
Robert Hughes, Berlin repository
William Hunt, police inspector
Octavius Hustler
James Johnson, tanner's agent
John Johnson, constable
Rev. Benjamin Johnson, Independent
Thomas Johnson, master of Union Works
William Knipp, breeches maker
John Kemp, town crier
Mrs. Hannah Linnett
Francis Mansfield, omnibus proprietor
Philip Stewart Martin, Sloe Farm
John Mount, confectioner
Joseph Nash
Mrs. Moye
Thomas Nash, bill poster
Mr. William Oakley
Samuel Parsons, supervisor
William Pettit, pawnbroker, clothier, etc.
Mrs. Sarah Piper
John Middletoll
John Rayner, cowkeeper
William Rayner, marine store dealer
Rev. John Reynolds, Independent
Septimus Rodick, surgeon
William Ryley, excise officer
George Simmons, tanner
Duncan Sinclair, surgeon
Barron Smith, foreman
Rev. J.S. Smith, assistant curate
George Sperling, solicitor, Attwoods
Stephen Spurgeon, chair maker
Henry Staines, swine dealer
Thomas Stuck, swine dealer
Thomas Swindells, relieving officer
Samuel Tyrell,sexton
George Vaizey, Star Stile
William Wallis, veterinary surgeon
Tobias Wicker, fruitier and fishmonger
William Woolnough, foreman
Henry Wright, ironfounder and agricultural machine maker

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Ellen Chaplin and Sarah Chaplin
Henry Tendall, Emma Hussey and Mary Donaldson, British Schools
James Flavell, Free Grammar School
Richard Earthy, Emma and Mary Ann Earthy, National School
Catherine Nixon and James Winter, National School
Susan Nott
Jane Pask
Mary Smoothy

George Arden
Orbell Hustler, clerk to the magistrates and union
Decimus Sewell

Joseph Mayhew
Samuel Surridge

Thomas Arnold, Burton's croft
Charles Arthy, Brick Barn
Edwin Baldwin, Froyz Hall
John Bentall and Thomas Bentall
William Bentall
James Bickmore, Bees Farm
Charles Blomfield, Brick Kiln
John Blomfield and Joseph Blomfield, Blamsters
Stephen Bridge, Stansted Hall
Matthew Clark, Burton's
James Cook, Letches
Edward Cornell, Brook street
Robert Emson, Slough House
Jacob Evans, Hedingham lane
Robert Firmin, White House
John Foyster, Stubley's
Edward Haiden
James Houghton
William Jackson, Magpie Hall
Thomas Maidwell, Moons
Jonathan Nash
John Nunn, Claverings
Joseph Francis Nunn, Parley Beans
Edward Sach, Ward's Farm
Richard Sandford, Symbals
Alfred Sewell, Rivenhall
Joseph Smoothy, Hipworth Hall
Thomas Smoothy, Wash
John Sudbury, Bois Hall
John Underwood, Greensted Hall
Isaac Walford
Samuel Weybrew, Coneys
John Wiffne, Pitts Green
Susan Woolmer, Gladfen Hall
Joseph Yeldham, Flanners

Inns and Taverns.
Walter Weybrew, Angel
John Ely, Bird-in-Hand
John Elsdon, Bull
Daniel Balls, Dog
Charles Nunn, George Inn
George Butcher, Griffin
John Pawsey, Hare and Hounds
David Cornell, King's Arms
Joseph Davey, King's Head
Henry Barnard, Lamb
William Tuck, Plough
Thomas Draper, Red Cow
William Bacon, Rose and Crown

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