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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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Gardeners and Seedsmen.
Holden George
Woods James

China and Glass Dealers.
Benneworth Edward
Cook Mary Ann
Crane James

Green Grocers.
Buck William
Carrington John
Easter William
Gant Susan
Lambert, John
Outram Charles
Norman James
Pankurst James
Puxley John

Grocers, etc..
Butcher William
Fulcher James
Grice Sarah
Grice Henry
King Martha
Nalborough William Baggott
Parsons Sarah
Salter James

Baker Gosnall
Blosse Thomas
Manning James
Mathews William

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Crane James. J.
Dore William
Glide Thomas

Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Fulcher James
Grice Sarah
Nalborough William Baggott

Lodging Houses
Cawston Miss
Clouter Mrs M.
Edey Henry
Jenner John
Goswick Miss
Hart Mrs J Ellis
Jordan Abraham
Lambert Alfred
Mackrill James
Meachen William
Runfield Mrs. and Misses Runfield
Read Mary
Stevens Miss

Marine Store Dealers.
Buck William
Cavill Charles
Dawson John
Parsons John
Points William
Stiles Mrs

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Milliners, etc.
Button Mrs
Gooding MaryAnn
Grigson Miss
Knight Sarah A.
Young Miss B.

Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Alexander Edgar
Cottingham S.
Whittingham Thomas Hordle

Sail Makers.
Forster Charles
Forster Samuel
Powell John

Ship Agents, etc.
George Thomas
Groom and Son
Watts and Barnes
Williams O.J.

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

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