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History of High Ongar >> White's Directory 1863
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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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Henry Barltrop, blacksmith
Mrs Rebecca Cornell
William Dowsett, bricklayer, etc.
Rev. Henry John Earle, B.A., Rectory
William Giblin, miller and baker
Henry Gibson, solicitor; h The Elms
Josiah Gilbert, Esq., Marden Ash,
Henry Alex Johnston, maltster and corn dealer, Marden Ash
Horatio Kidd, gent., Spurriers
Samuel Knight, wheelwright
Thomas Coxhead Chisenhale Marsh, Esq., Marden Ash
Edward Stead, parish clerk
Frederick Noble, brickmaker, etc.
Hewitt Dawson Raincoch, gent.
Henry Rand, brick yard manager
Rev. John Smith, curate of Stanford Rivers
John Spurge, plumber, painter, etc.
John Bramston Stane, Esq., Forest Hall
William Tippler, maltster; h Roxwell
Elizabeth West, national schoolmistress
George Wood, toll collector
James Wright, tailor
William Newman Bean and Alexander Bean, Passelow
James Jeremiah Biggs, Bluegates
Abraham Caton, cattle dealer, Nine Ashes
Thomas Harvey, Ashlings Farm
William King, veterinary surgeon, New House
Mrs Elizabeth Palmer, Nash Hall
James Stallibrass, Ongar Park
Mrs F.C. Stokes
Inns and Taverns.
Bakers' Arms, Joseph Wheal
Lion, Charles Baines
Two Brewers, Isaac Ward
White Horse, Thomas Fogg
Boot and Shoemakers.
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