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History of Halstead >> 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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Chemists and Druggists.
A. James Brown
John Marlar , dentist
Paul Hoddy

China and Glass Dealers.
William Knight
Mary Ann Wood

Coal Merchants. (* at Station.)
*Robert Allen
E.M. Clements
Thomas Moye
Henry John Moore
William Nice , agent
Richard Sandford

Charles Dawson
Peter Hawkes
Isaac Purkiss

Corn Merchants.
E.M. Clements
William Lee
Henry John Moore
Richard Sandford

Corn Millers.
Edward Sheppard Bigg
Thomas Frost
William Little
Thomas Ray , Langley Mill
George Ruffle

Gardeners and Seedsmen.
George Cook
Henry Cook
Thomas Cook
James Fairbank
Abraham Godward
George Last
George Root
Simon Smee
Peter Smith

Grocers, etc.
Joseph Cooper Abbott
Thomas Bell
Frederick Blandford
John Bridge
Henry Candler
Charles Crisp
Joseph Doubleday and Robert Doubleday
William Dunt
Henry Hall and Alfred Butcher
John Layzell
William Lee
Abraham Ling
W. Musgrove
James Scott

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John Scott , and pawnbroker
Jabez Simmons
Aylmer Stopes

Thomas Ready
Elijah Rowland
Josiah Suttle

Frederick Cornell
Charles Portway

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Ezekiel Henry Bentall
John Bridge
Charles Crisp
Joseph Doubleday and Robert Doubleday
Hall and Butcher

Thomas Coe
Gray and Son
Samuel Whybrew

Marine Store Dealers.
Robert Riddle
John Risby
George Taylor

Sophia Ebley
Mrs Firmin
Mary Garrad
Sarah Goodey
E. Hedingham
Mrs Johnson
Mrs King
Mrs Moss
Ann Oakley

Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Samuel Coates
Thomas Goodram
William Gaymer
David Stollery
Thomas Wilder

Saddlers and Harness Makers.
Abraham Maskell
William Smith

George Amey
William Amey , Tything hill
Sarah Arnold
Henry Cable
Samuel Cook
Co-operative Store; W.Scott
John Davey
Emma Drury
Hannah Dunt
Elizabeth Francis
Joshua Gibbons
Thomas Maidwell
Abraham Newton
Robert Payne
James Porter
Sarah Pudney
Ellen Rapley
Maria Snell
John Spriggs

Straw Hat Makers.
E. Fitch
Sarah Turner

Edward Argent
James Argent
Josiah Hart
Henry Higham and Son
W. Knight and Co.
John Pickett
Thomas Ready and Son
William Sargent
Charles Tyler
John Willings

Samuel Goodey
William Griggs , and coach builder
William Rayner
James Smith

John Johnson
William Rayner

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