History of Kelvedon

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History of Kelvedon >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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Samuel Archer, gentleman
Samuel Barber, policeman
John William Batley, chemist and druggist
Rev. George Peter Bennett, B.A., vicar and surrogate
Mr John Birdseye
Mrs. Mary Byles
William Braddy and Jabez Braddy, cabinet makers, carpenters, and turners
Henry Bridgman, parish clerk
Miss Cautley
William Cheek, thatcher
David Cook, cabinet maker joiner, etc.
Mr William Start Corder
Miss Mary Ann Crampin, Post Office
William Crane, bookseller, printer, etc.
Rev. Evan Davies
Joseph Eley, registrar and insurance agent
Lieutenant George Elvey, R.N.
Mr Thomas England
John Robert French, ironmonger
Mrs. Jane Frere
Misses Harrison
William Godfrey, bookseller, printer, etc.
Lieut. Benjamin Hart, R.N.
General Augustus Hawkins, Clark's Farm
Mr Charles Herring
Mr John Hicks
Mrs. Jane Humphey
Joseph Humphrey, cooper
James Hunwick, currier, felmonger, and glover
William Hunwick, hair dresser, etc.
Edmund Henry Marshall, M.D., surgeon
Mrs. S. Matthews
Mr G.T. Mayne
William Mead, carpenter and builder
William Edward Moore, carrier
Samuel Music, gamekeeper, Rook Hall
Rev. John Nash, (Independent)
Mrs. Martha Nolan
William Prior, station master
Joseph Rudkin, manager of gas works
Isaac Sadler, cabinet maker, etc.
William Scott, clothes dealer
Henry Siggers, builder and joiner
William Siggers, maltster and brick maker
J.S. Surridge and Son, auctioneers, estate agents, etc. and Coggeshall; h Inworth
Ezekiel George Varenne, surgeon
Thomas Burch Western, Esq., M.P., Felix Hall
Thomas Sutton Western, Esq., M.P., Felix Hall
Thomas Carrington Wilson, corn merchant
Edward Woodward, ironmonger

Academies and Schools.
(Marked * take Boarders.)
* Armstead Misses
*Mrs Bilney
Mrs. Mary Blomfield
* Richard Read Willis, Brunswick House
* WilliamWiseman, Kelvedon School
British School, Thomas Hodge
National School, Charles Noble and Mrs. Noble, and Miss Cawston

Appleby William Monks
John Balls
Thomas Butler, Ewell Hall
Richard Carter, Kelvedon Hall ( Braxted)
George Crane, Leaping Wells
George Docwra, Bridge Foot
Thomas Lungley, Church Hall
John Moss, jun., seed grower
John Nichols, Parkgate
John Nichols, jun., Lingwoods
Thomas Powell, Coggeshall Hall
John Raven
Joseph Raven
Townsend Revett (assistant overseer)
William Wybrew, Porters

Inns and Taverns.
Angel Inn, Charles Bateman
George and Dragon, Walter Hoy
George Inn, George Robert Green
Queen's Head, James Garrard
Star and Fleece, Benjamin Revett
Swan Inn, William King, and tailor
White Hart, Thomas Peck

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Jonathan Birdseye
Ann Esam
George Robert Green
William Edward Middleditch
Thomas Sach
Edmund Wheeler

John Abbott
William Abbott
James Archer
George Cutts
James Gould
William Martin

Catherine Arnold
John Belcham
J. Fuller, brewer

Grocers and Drapers, etc.
Thomas Butler
Sarah Day
John Fuller
Thomas Hardingham
Eli Osborn
Robert Sheffield

Mary Humphrey
William Hutley
James Tunmer

Milliners, etc.
H.E. Cooper
Mrs Crane
Mrs Harwood

Boot and Shoemakers.
William Harris
William Joslin
J.J. Osborn and E. Osborn
Robert Osborn
George Pudney

Aaron Shepherd
Henry Siggers

Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers.
John Cawston
William Fuller
Joseph Polley
John Milton

William Burch
John William Long
William Martin
Benjamin Revett

William King
John Siggers

Coal Dealers.
Simon Appleby
Thomas Dodds
Thomas Moy

Corn Millers.
George Docwra
Cowlin Everett
William Frost

Straw Hat Makers.
Jane Osborn
Mrs Polley
Mrs Rackstraw

Charles Barleyman
James Bird and John Bird
William King
Samson Sansum

James Cook
Edward Wheeler

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