History of Loughton

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High Road, Loughton, c.1955
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History of Loughton >> White's Directory 1863

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

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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:

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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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Beerhouses.
Thomas William Goodwin, and builder
James Grout
James Prentice

Blacksmiths.
Charles Arnill
William Radley
James Wilks

Boot and Shoemakers.
John Barnard
Henry Hills
Jonathan Maynard
Samuel Thompson

Butchers.
Elizabeth Puller
Henry Teverson

Carpenters.
Thomas Forster
Samuel Wilks

Farmers.
John Chitton
harles Church
Isaac Dennison
Charles Foster
James Frith
John Gingell
George Gould, jun.
Henry Lincoln
John Low
Daniel Marshall
William Josiah Richardson
George Rogers, Hall
Arthur Talmage

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Police Station, Loughton, c.1900
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Grocers, etc. (* Drapers also.)
Elizabeth Collop
Charles Gussin
William Hills
John Low
John Murdock
* William Searl
Robert Stock
* Thomas Thurlow
John Varney
Robert Ward

Painters, etc.
Alfred Boatman
Robert Chinery

Tailors.
Joseph Barton
Thomas Dawkins
Thomas White

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

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Loughton - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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