History of Kirby le Soken

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History of Kirby le Soken >> White's Directory 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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Miss Elizabeth Ann Barnard
William Barton, gardener
William Bloom, saddler, etc.
Daniel Brown, wheelwright
Walter Brown, machine owner and carrier
John Cook, carpenter-
John Cooper, brick and tile and drain pipe maker
Rev. W. Langston Coxhead, M.A., vicar
Henry Daniels, butcher
William Gardiner cooper and carpenter
James Hayward, victualler, Ship
Henry Heath, custom house officer
Thomas Jackson, carpenter and beerhouse
Martin Mann., beerseller
Miss Sarah Mason, schoolmistress
William Mayne, farmer, Horsey Island
John Moles, parish clerk
William Palmer, furniture broker
Miss Elizabeth Savage
Mrs H. Mason
James Shum, gent.
Henry Smith, victualler, Hare and Hounds
John Smith, rat catcher, etc.
Mr William Stone
Charles Warren, victualler, Red Lion

Henry Baker, Meer's Farm
John Cooper
Henry Daniels
John Dennis Daniels, Brick Barn
John Gifford
Edward Kidby, Blue House
William Mayne, Horsey Island
Robert Mumford, Kirby Hall
Robert James Mumford, (and maltster)
William Orpen
George Snare
William Snare
John Salmon, Sneating Hall
Hector Stone
Samuel Palmer
William George Clarke Warner, Devereaux
John Wilson, (and corn miller)
Leonard Wrinch, Birch Hall

William Howard
William Oxborough

Grocers, etc..
Mrs H. Fisher
William Gray
William Hammond
William Hunt
Henry Lott
Samuel Palmar

William Mason
Henry Ratler
Robert Shearman
James Stone

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Kirby le Soken - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Kirby le Soken - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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