History of Halstead

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History of Halstead >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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William Beckwith
Richard Bowles
Henry Candler
Robert Clark
George Emberson
Alfred Eve
James Goldstone
Robert Goodey
William Howard
Thomas King
William Lee
Abraham Ling
William Little
Robert Sargeant
Robert Sudbury

Basket Makers.
Elizabeth Archer
William Cooper
David Cornell
Joseph Cornell

Sarah Brinks
John Clark
John Cook
Joseph Evans
James Goodey
Samuel Goodey
Mary Hawkins
John Josselyn
John Norman
James Taylor
Benjamin Wright, Tything hill
Isaac Wright, Fen

John Atterton
Samuel Bowyer
James Goodey
Samuel Goodey
Charles Hammond
Hannah Hawkins
Alfred Reeve
Henry Spurgeon

Booksellers, etc.
Alfred Carter, stamp office
Robert Hughes
Henry Gilbert
Robert Riddle

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Ashley Adkins
Samuel Barker
John Birkin
Samuel Butcher
George Cardinall
Daniel Davey
Thomas Davis
Josiah Eve
Joseph Isbern
William Mullings
Charles Perry
William Prior
Charles Sewell
Benjamin Smith
Isaac Smith
John Smith
Thomas Staines
John Stonhold
James Taylor
Joseph Tiffin
Ambrose Wicker

Braziers, etc.
James Beard
Frederick Cornell
Thomas Jennings
Charles King
Thomas Willet

Isaac Walford

Brick and Tile Manufacturers.
Charles Blomfield
John Mott

William Balls
Richard Bowles
William Goodey
Charles Hibble
Thomas Porter
John Sudbury
Robert Sudbury
William Sudbury
Robert Wildman

Thomas Allen
Henry Cressall
Charles Double
Sarah Dunt
James Evans
Jacob Evans
William Evans
Richard French
Gabriel Green
George Root
John Smith (and cattle dealer)

Cabinet Makers.
John Cooper
Thomas Cooper
James Oakley

Thomas Davey, jnr
John Gozzard
John King
John Perry (parish clerk)
Abraham Rayner
John Sudbury

Chemists and Druggists.
Alfred Brown
Horace Paul
Robert Skitter

China, Glass, etc., Dealers
Thomas King
Mary Knight
Mary Ann Wood

Coal Dealers.
John Cook
Edward Haiden
William Nice

Isaac Purkiss
Isaac Walford

Corn Dealers.
Edward aiden
William Lee
Thomas Maidwell
William Nice

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Corn Millers.
George Butcher
Thomas Frost
William Little
John Ruffle
John Stollery

Thomas Cardinall
Titus Farmer

John Beckwith
William Beckwith
Jeremiah Cook
James Cook
John Cook
George Fairbank
James Fairbank
Charles Last
John Last
Joseph Maskall
Ann Root
George Root
Peter Smith

Grocers, etc.
Joseph Abbott
George Bare
Thomas Bell
Joseph Doubleday
Robert Doubleday
Matthew Harvey
William Lee
Joseph Matthews
John Perkins
Thomas Winser

Hair Dressers
James Milnes
Thomas Ready
Elisha Rowland
Harriet Spurge

Horse Letters.
John Elsdon
Francis Mansfield
William Moye
Chalres Nunn
Joseph Ward

James Beard
Frederick Cornell
Charles King

Linen Drapers
Mrs. D. Bentall
Charles Crisp
J. and R. Doubleday
M. B. Harvey
Joseph Matthews
Henry Sparling
Robert Spurge

George Butcher
Thomas Coe
Benjamin Sewell
Joseph Sewell

Heph. Boulting
Sarah Davey
Hannah Firmin
Charlotte Harvey
Susan King
Jane Smith
Elizabeth Tiffen

Plumbers, Glaziers, and Painters.
William Brown
Samuel Coates
Thomas King
James Patten
David Stollery
Richard Wilson

Joseph Maskell
William Smith
Thomas Stone

John Barnard
Benjamin Cable
Henry Candler
Samuel Cook
Jeremiah Cooper
Simon Cooper
Ann Cowell
Henry Cressnall
Joseph Davey
Edward Dubock
Hannah Dunt
James Goldstone
John Jackson
Mary Jeggo
Thomas King
John Lappet
James Porter
Jabez Simmons
Maria Snell
William Strutt
Edward Wiseman

Straw Hat Makers.
Elizabeth Allen
Ellen Balls
Caroline Davies
Rachel Deal
Emmma Fairbank
Letitia Gallafent
Charlotte Harvey
Rebecca Prior

Straw Plat Dealers.
Caroline Davies
Ebenezer Davies
Robert Riddle

William Beales
Lucy King
Ann Knipp
Thomas Ready
Mary Ann Sherring
Richard Spurge
Charles Struck
Henry Sutton
Job Willings

Timber Merchants.
Thomas Davey
Joseph Mayhew
Isaac Walford

Watch and Clock Makers.
Robert Beard
Robert Jacob
William Knight
James Roberts

James Goodey
Samuel Goodey
William Griggs (and coach builder)

Charles Hammond
John Johnson

Wine and Spirit Merchants.
Allen Canning
William Moye
Joseph Sewell

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