History of Hatfield Peverel
High Street, Hatfield Peverel, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Hatfield Peverel >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Edward Baker, auctioneer and land and insurance agent
Mrs. M. Benson
Joseph Fennell Bolt, brickmaker, etc.
John Bloomfield, machine owner, etc.
James Bright, brickmaker
William Cowell, druggist, veterinary surgeon, and insurance agent
William Eve, plumber and glazier
Isaac Gaywood, butcher and carpenter
Francis Harrison, wine and spirit merchant
Richard David Heatley, Esq., Crix
Rev. Bixby Garnham Luard, B.A., vicar
James Lungley, carpenter, grocer, and parish clerk
Edwin Rust and Co., brewers
Charles Todd, Post Office
Rev. Charles George Gretton Townsend, M.A., Berwick Place
William Michael Tufnell, Esq., Hatfield Place
John Ward, Esq.
James Wilson, Esq.
Robert Wisby, carpenter
John Wright, Esq., The Priory
John Wright, tailor and draper
Inns and Taverns.
Crown, Martha Ong
Duke of Wellington, James Cripps
Golden Lion, Joseph Abbott
Swan Inn, Samuel Hawkes
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George Aldham, Barnard's
Thomas Algar, Hatfieldbury
Mary Ann Allaker, Fairfield
John Blomfield, Lanes
John Cousins, Topingo Hall
B. Dixon and R.W. Dixon
George Ellis, Bovingtons
James Grimwood, Termitts
James John Jeggings
George Philbrick, Ivy Barn
Joseph Samuel Turner
George Bearman, and cooper
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Hatfield Peverel - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Hatfield Peverel - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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