History of Loughton

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History of Loughton >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Joseph Barton, tailor and stationer
Rev. Samuel Brawn (Baptists)
Mr. Daniel Breese
Mrs. Alley
George Briggs, Esq.
Octavius Blewitt
Sir George Carroll, Kt., (alderman)
Edward Chandler, butler
Robert Chinnery, plumber, painter, etc.
John Davison, Esq.
Miss Dibbens
James Eaton, victualler, King's Head
Thomas Elwood, gardener
William Roger Ennever, smith
Mrs. Catherine Field
Miss Gilbert
Richard Fuller, victualler, Plume of Feathers
Mrs. Goodenough, gentlewoman
George Gould and Isaac Gould, gentlemen
Mr. John Gould, Anderton Hall
James Habgood, corn merchant
Lucy Halsey, National School
Ven. Anthony Hamilton M.A., rector of Loughton and St. Mary le Bow, archdeacon of Taunton and rural dean
Noah Heath, bricklayer and builder
John Hetherill, forest keeper
Mr. William Hould, Motts Cottage
John Howard, victualler, Crown Inn
George Jarvis, surgeon
John King, builder and insurance agent
William King, brewer
James Lynde and John Lynde, gentlemen
Daniel Maynard, National School
William Messenger, Esq.
Henry Pace, watchmaker in London
Mrs. Pearce, Debden Green
Joseph Philby, gentleman, chief constable, Golding House
Mrs. Sophia Powell, gentlewoman
Joseph Radley, horse, etc., letter
William Radley, blacksmith
Thomas King Searl, veterinary surgeon
Lewis Shears, road surveyor
Thomas Skerrit, coal merchant
Rev. Thomas Stocks M.A., curate
William Thompson, carrier
Mrs. Ann Turner and John Turner
Richard Turner, gentleman, Warren Lodge
Jonathan Wallis, gentleman, Motts Cotty
Rev. William Watson M.A.
Mr. William Weldon
John Williams, Esq., Debden Green

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John Dimock
Jonathan Page
William Viton

John Edwards
John Fuller
John Grout
John Varney

Boot and Shoe Makers.
James Ennever
Robert Hunter
Thomas Morris

Elizabeth Fuller
James Fuller
Henry Fuller
Richard Fuller

John Dove
John Ennever
Samuel Wilks

William Brown
John Chilton
William Dodsworth
John Gingell
Chalky Gould
John Gould
David King
William King
Ephraim Lincoln
Joseph Philby
George Rogers
Thomas Stone
William Talmage
Richard Turner

Grocers and Drapers.
Thomas Dawkins
Eliza Dibbens
John Edwards
John Grout
William Hills (and carrier)
Fanny Pond
William Searl
John Varney
Robert Wallis

Joseph Barton
Thomas Dawkins
George Poulton

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Loughton - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Loughton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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