History of Harwich

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History of Harwich >> White's Directory 1863

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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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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Carman J.K.
Compton James.
England Samuel
Garner Thomas
Hart James, parish clerk
Haylett William
Meachen Abraham
Pells William
Precious Abraham
Samsum John
Turner John
Ward William Henry
Went William

Braziers and Tinners.
Glide Thomas W.
Smith N.S.

Butcher J.W.G.
Crane J.J.
Fuller Misses
Wells John
Wilding Thomas, and mason
Wilding John

Durrant James
Ennels Thomas
Ennels Thomas, jun.
Gooding John
Gooding Edward
Lloyd Abraham
Norman William
Stollery Mary Ann
Taylor J.
Thorn James
Woods James

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Cabinet Makers, etc.
Carman Benjamin
Gibbs George

Aldis Timothy
Beaumont William
Butcher J.W.C.
Eyre James
Pinch Isaac
Fuller Misses
Newton S.J.
Parsons John
Spencer and Basham (ship)
Wilding Thomas

Chemists and Druggists.
Bevan Charles Frederick
Burke Flnd.
Harding Robert
Worts Augustus

Coal Merchants.
Vaux John

Brice John
Bullock Charles
Pain James

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Eating Houses.
Cooper James
Lawrance William
Sallows William
Turnidge John
Ward Robert

Denny Thomas
Easter William
Fairchild William
Gane William
Long James
Meadows Susan
Points William
Ragen William
Shrubsole G.
Stiles Mrs Matilda

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

Harwich - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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