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History of Little Coggeshall (Coggeshall Hamlet) >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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Mrs. Elizabeth Barnard, Pointwell Cottage
Samuel James Beardwell, rate collector
William Brown, butcher
Mrs. Rebecca Browning
Robert Evans, toll collector
Mr Thomas Gage
Thomas Holden, horse dealer
Samuel Skingley, brewer and corn merchant, Hamlet House
John Skingley, brewer
Hare and Hounds, Ann Turner
Portobello, Benjamin Goodson
White Horse, Mrs. Rebecca Pilgrim
William Appleford, Abbey and East Mills
Joseph Sach, Abbey
Jacob Unwin, Grange
Joseph Unwin, Bowchier's Grange
Elijah Clark (and crier)
Mrs. Mary Hills
Shadrach Lindo Snell
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Little Coggeshall (not shown but near Great Coggeshall) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Little Coggeshall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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