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History of Harwich >> Pigot's Directory 1823
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If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Benjamin Chapman, attorney
J Sansum, attorney
Thomas Cobbold, brewer
Isiah Deek, chemist and druggist
Gilbert Brothers, hatters
Boot and Shoemakers.
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Inns and Public Houses.
Angel, Mary Ann Roveland
Bell, Robert Randfield
Coach and Horses, Samuel Lucas
Duke's Head, Robert Feller
Globe, John Etherden
Golden Lion, William Waights
Half Moon, John Brown
Harwich Arms, Francis Lord
Jolly Sailor, Thomas Thompson
King's Head, William Garred
Packet, Edward Webber
Queen's Head, John Mullett
Royal Oak, Abraham Barter
Ship, Francis Hiblett
Sporead Eagle, James Bull
Swan, James Leabon
Three Cups, William Bull
White Hart, William Blizard
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