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History of Harwich >> Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - 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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Benjamin Chapman, attorney
J Sansum, attorney
Thomas Cobbold, brewer
Isiah Deek, chemist and druggist
Gilbert Brothers, hatters

John Clarke
henry Deane
Thomas Grove
Thomas Poole
Francis Salmon
Francis Stevens

Boat Builders.
Temperley Amner
Henry Davison
John Davison
Richard Tovell

James Herbert
Job Saxby

Boot and Shoemakers.
Jesse Candler
John Cook
Joseph Deex
John Hart
Joseph Hart
John Sansum
Barnard Spaull
George Taylor
Thomas Veal
Jonathan Webb

J Crane
Brewer Crisp
Robert Feller
Edward Fuller

William Canston
James Durrant
Thomas Durrant
William Green

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Cabinet Makers.
Robert Crickman
William Hucks

Philip Fuller
Philip Hast
William Hast
Robert Knight
Samuel Newton
James Smith

Coal Merchants.
Henry Deane
William Randfield

John Baker
Richard Bishop
M Bowen
John Butcher
Robert Carrington
James Coker
J Cole
Sarah Deex
Edward Freeman
William Gardner
Robert Gosnall
Matthew Johnson
Anthonhy King
Ann Nunn
John Raisen
Mary Stevens

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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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