History of Kelvedon

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Kelvedon, c.1960
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History of Kelvedon >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Miss Arratoon
Mrs. Blaxendale
Mr. Charles Frederick Baker
Mrs. Banton
Thomas lake Bridgman, parish clerk
Mrs. Mary Ann Brown
Mr. Henry Byles
Miss Cantley
Rev. Stephen Causby, (Independent)
William Cheek, thatcher
Mr. William Corder
Mrs. Eliza Cook
Mrs. Ann Crampin, postmistress
Rev. Charles Dalton M.A., vicar and surrogate, Vicarage
Rev. Mark Gretton Dennis
Mrs. Ann Dowcra
Miss Cubbidge
Joseph Eley, bookseller, printer
Lieut. George Elvy, R.N.
Misses Evans
Henry Francis, station master
Hezekiah Gunn, fishmonger
Misses Harrison
Mrs Fuller
Lieut. Benjamin Hart, R.N.
William Hunwick, hair dresser, etc.
Mrs. Jane Impey
Mrs. Heald
Thomas Charles Maggs, druggist
Samuel Matthews, fellmonger, etc.
Mrs. Matthews
Mrs. Louisa Jacobs
Benjamin Mayn, watchmaker
George Thurston Mayn, cooper
Mrs. Martha Nolan
Mrs. Powell
Joseph Phillips Patmore, surgeon
James Rayner, maltster and coal dealer
Townsend Revett, assistant overseer
John Rist, ironmonger, brazier, etc.
Rev. John Scotland B.A., curate
William Siggers and Henry Siggers, builders
William Siggers, maltster
Mrs. Smith
Mrs. Sarah Squire
John Stripling, basket maker
J.S. Surridge, auctioneer, Inworth Hall
Charles Taylor, excise officer
Mr. Arthur Townsend
Mrs. Welch
Ezekiel Verenne, surgeon
Samuel Waylen, surgeon
Thomas Burch Western, Esq., Felix Hall

John Crispin and Sarah Godfrey, British School
Emma Hughes
Maria King
Charles Noble and Caroline Gardiner, National Schools
Richard Read Willis, Brunswick House
William Wiseman, Kelvedon School

William Appleby, Monks
Thomas Archer, Mill Land
Thomas Lake Bickmore, Glebe
Thomas Butler, Ewell Hall
Mary Church, Hold Shotts
George Crane, Leaping Wells
George Docwra, Bridgefoot
Major Hamilton, Clarks
Charles Heard, Hole
Louisa Jacobs, Kelvedon Hall
Miss Lungley, Church Hall
Thomas Lungley, Coggeshall Hall
John Nichols, Park Gate
Fisher Pattisson, Esq., Woodhouse; house Coggeshall
Elizabeth Pooley, Bigwoods
James Polley
John Ruffell
Benjamin Revett
William Whybrow, Porters

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Inns and Taverns.
James Knight, Angel Inn
Daniel Culf, Queen's Head
Benjamin Revett, Start and Fleece
John Sach, Swan Inn
Thomas Hume, White Hart

James Barleyman
John Birdseye
John Esam
William Hunwick
Thomas Cook Sach

Beer Houses.
Thomas Arnold
John Belchem
J. Medley, Feering

Philip Howard
Robert Humphries
Susanna Hutley
James Tunmer

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Benjamin Denney
William Harris
Robert Osborne
George Pudney

William Barleyman
Henry Bridgeman (and parish clerk)
Aaron Shepherd
Henry Siggers (and brickmaker)

William Beckwith
William Martin
Benjamin Revett

Coal Dealers.
John Day
James Rayner
John Garrood

Corn Dealers.
John Day
Thomas Carrington Wilson

Corn Millers.
George Belcham
George Docwra
Cowlin Everett
Thomas Skipper

William Abbott
James Archer
Thomas Archer
George Cutts
James Gould (floriculturist)
George Pipe

Grocers and Drapers.
Samuel Archer
Francis Allen Clayton
John Fuller
Henry Hicks, Feering
Robert Osborne

Joiners, etc.
Jeremiah Braddy
William Mead

Mary Ann Crampin
Mrs. Crane
Mary Ann Godfrey
Sarah Harwood
Sarah Lamprill
Mary Noble

Painters, Plumbers, etc.
Jethro Algar
John Cawston
William Fuller
Thomas Mills

William King
John Siggers

Thomas Britton
Mary Cable
Sarah Day
Ann Slyth

Straw Hat Makers.
Eliza Cutts
Sarah Harwood
Rebecca Moore

Charles Barleyman
James Bird
James Cousins
William Garrard
Sampson Sansum

Veterinary Surgeons.
Thomas Challis
George Paulton

William Beard
Thomas Belchem
James Cooke
Edmund Wheeler

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