History of Heybridge and Heybridge Basin

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The Old Ship and Jolly Sailors Inn, Heybridge Basin, c.1955
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History of Heybridge and Heybridge Basin >> White's 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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William Adams, architect, surveyor, and navigation supt.
Mr Samuel Baker
James Chaney, coalmeter
William Coe, toll collector
John Rogers, insurance agent
Thomas Shilgrit lockkeeper.
Miss Sarah Wrake
Rev. Thomas Wren, M.A., vicar of
Emma Worraker, academy
John Edwards, bricklayer
Robert Sadler, jun., butcher
William Harvey, fishmonger

Bakers, etc.
Robert Lewis
John Mitson, .
Charles Nash

Blacksmiths.
David Collis
William Mott

Boot and Shoemakers.
Joseph Crumpin
Thomas Everett
John Worraker, (and parish clerk)

Coal Merchants.
Isaac Belsham
Joseph Going
J.B. Holloway
W. Keys and Sons

Corn Merchants.
Stephen Cross
W. Keys and Son
Henry Haywood Rush

Charles Clarke
George Davey
Jeremiah Holloway Barker
William Moss
Samuel Philip Parker, Heybridge Hall
William Pyman
Robert Sadler
George Ward, and Northey Island

Inns and Taverns.
Anchor, Thomas Stock
Carpenter's Arms, Henry Harris
Chelmer Inn, Joseph Eavery
Exchange Inn, Henry Joslin
Half Moon, James Last
Jolly Sailor, John Robinson
Maltsters' Arms, Arthur Webster
Queen's Head, Mary Malcholm
Victoria, William Keys, sen.

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Heybridge Basin, c.1925
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Beerhouses.
James Ford
William Knight
Robert Worraker

Ironfounders,
And Agricultural Machine Mackers.
Edward Hammond Bentall

Malsters.
Issac Belsham
Stephen Cross
Jeremiah Holloway
Henry Rush, (and porter merchant)

Pilots.
William Clarke

Ship Owners.
Joseph Eavery
Joseph Going, (and sail maker)
Henry Joslin

Shopkeepers.
Alfred Banham
William Harvey
George Low
James Raven
Henry Sadler

Tailors.
James Ashley

Wheelwrights,
Stephen Bickmore
John Ellis, (and painter)
James Last

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

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Heybridge - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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