History of Harwich

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History of Harwich >> 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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Academies and Schools.
Corporation School, Rev. Edward Bull, M.A., and Mr C.G. Kiddell
Taylor Miss
Irwin Mrs
Meachen Mrs
Infant School, Mrs Martha Branch
National Schools, Benjamin Perry and Mrs Perry
Nunn Mary Ann, Church Street

Attorneys.
Barnes Richard Saxty (notary, etc.)
Chapman Edward, (town clerk, registrar of County Court, etc.)
Church John Henry and Son, and Colchester
George Thomas, (notory), King's Head Street
Hales Francis Richard
Maberly Thomas Henry
Owen Charles Spencer

Inns and Taverns.
Alma Inn, William Hammond
Angel, Mrs Maria Watson
Bell Inn, S. Munson
Cliff Hotel, Henry Tyler, Dovercourt
Coach and Horses, William Bead
Duke's Head, Francis Claxton
Duke of Norfolk, James Peachey
Globe, Robert Orvis
Half Moon, Edward Gaskin
King's Head, Matilda Waights
London Tavern, William Thistleton
New Bell, Simon Munson
New Swan, James Pinner
Packet, John Haddow
Pier Hotel, John Price
Royal Oak, Samuel Cross
Ship, Thomas Ennels, jun.
Spread Eagle, Mrs Louis Bumsey
Three Cups Hotel, Mrs A. Bull
Welcome Sailor, James Etherden
Wellington, James Morley
White Hart and Family Hotel, Mrs Susan Catherine Harrison
William IV, James Woods

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Auctioneers.
Clarke Samuel
Dore William
Gibbs George
Hales Francis

Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Brewster Jonathan
Butcher William
Carter John
Clarke John
Clarke Henry
Dore James Macdonongh
Ellis Charles
Elliss Richard
Miller L.W.G
Pattrick s.
Race Elijah
Sallows William
Webber Richard

Beerhouses.
Beaumont William
Edmonds Samson
Pryor Mary
Saxby Edward
Ward Robert

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Blacksmiths.
Dore William
Everett John
Webber E., ship

Boat Builders.
Basham William
Thorn George

Booksellers and Stationers.
Rawlings John
Smith James, Stamp Office

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Harwich - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Harwich - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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