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History of Harwich >> White's Directory 1863
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If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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
Infant School, Mrs Martha Branch
National Schools, Benjamin Perry and Mrs Perry
Nunn Mary Ann, Church Street
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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Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Dore James Macdonongh
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Webber E., ship
Booksellers and Stationers.
Smith James, Stamp Office
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