Kelvedon, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Kelvedon >> White's Directory 1848
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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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Mr. Charles Frederick Baker
Thomas lake Bridgman, parish clerk
Mrs. Mary Ann Brown
Mr. Henry Byles
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
Joseph Eley, bookseller, printer
Lieut. George Elvy, R.N.
Henry Francis, station master
Hezekiah Gunn, fishmonger
Lieut. Benjamin Hart, R.N.
William Hunwick, hair dresser, etc.
Mrs. Jane Impey
Thomas Charles Maggs, druggist
Samuel Matthews, fellmonger, etc.
Mrs. Louisa Jacobs
Benjamin Mayn, watchmaker
George Thurston Mayn, cooper
Mrs. Martha Nolan
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. Sarah Squire
John Stripling, basket maker
J.S. Surridge, auctioneer, Inworth Hall
Charles Taylor, excise officer
Mr. Arthur Townsend
Ezekiel Verenne, surgeon
Samuel Waylen, surgeon
Thomas Burch Western, Esq., Felix Hall
John Crispin and Sarah Godfrey, British School
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
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
Thomas Cook Sach
J. Medley, Feering
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Henry Bridgeman (and parish clerk)
Henry Siggers (and brickmaker)
Thomas Carrington Wilson
James Gould (floriculturist)
Grocers and Drapers.
Francis Allen Clayton
Henry Hicks, Feering
Mary Ann Crampin
Mary Ann Godfrey
Painters, Plumbers, etc.
Straw Hat Makers.
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