History of Maldon

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River Blackwater, Maldon, c.1955
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History of Maldon >> Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - list of inhabitants.

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 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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Covers Maldon and Fullbridge.

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Custom House.
William Bugg, collector
Thomas Herbert, comptroller
William Parker, surveyor
Robert Pattisson, tide surveyor
William Blackbone, clerk

Mrs Morris
Thomas Quin
Thomas Waight

Joseph Day
William Lawrence
Decimus Sewell
Henry Stevens
William Wright

Edward Appleton
Alfred May
Joel Myers

Samuel Harridance
Thomas Harvey
John Rumsey
Jacob Stow

Philip Youngman

Boot and Shoe Makers.
John Balls
William Barnard
William Bulley
John Clapton
Elizabeth Hammond
John Marlar
Joseph Matthews
Charles Palmer
James Ramplee
William Steward

building - exterior
Blue Boar Hotel, Maldon.
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Alfred Busbridge

Francis Barker
Robert Baxter
Robert Green

John Allen
John Burchell
Rebecca Finch
Sarah Joslin
Joseph Limner
John Miles
Sarah Raymond

Robert Barwell
John Cook (and builder)
John Hodgson

Thomas Halford

Glass Dealers.
Sarah Hearn
Mary Anne Mentor

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The River, Maldon
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Coal Merchants.
John Bridges
John Payne
Henry Wells

Corn Merchants
Robert Babbs
John Drake
H W Eve
Henry Harridance
Samuel Nash
John Payne

Ann Nash
Robert Spencer

William Felton
John Smith

Gardners and Seedsmen
Thomas Gill
Peter Hammond
William Heard
R Palmer

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

Maldon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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