History of Manningtree

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High Street, Manningtree, c.1955
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History of Manningtree >> 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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James Finch
John Mason
William Parsons

James Bloom
Richard Leigh

Sail Makers.
John Moor
John Moor, jun.

Ship Owners.
Thomas Green
Richard Horlock
John Jessup
Benjamin Long
John Moor
Thomas Taylor

Ship Masters.
Samuel Anderson
Joseph Brown
John Burgess
Thomas Carrington
James Chipperton
Charles Chisnall
C.J. Chisnall
Robert Cooper
Samuel Crisp
James Davis
Samuel Eade
John Edgley
William Forster
Jacob Gobell
Robert Hebble
W. Humpries
Oliver Hurran
William Jeffries
William Jenkins
Robert Lawrence
Joseph Lever
John Lilley
James Lucas
Thomas Lucas
Frederick Maulding
James Maynard
John Morley
William Noye
Isaac Osborne
John Pear
Daniel Price
Samuel Proom
Robert Purdy
James Richardson
Stephen Russell
James Spendley
William Strutt
Charles Thompson
Robert Thompson
William Thompson
William Totham
James Went
James Wright

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Station Road, Manningtree
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Plumbers, Glaziers, and Painters.

William Betts
James Cant
Henry Fitch
John Francis
George Petto
John Newman
William Powell
Edward Russell
Edward Sherlock
Elizabeth Watts
George Viall

Straw Hat Maker.
Mrs. Betts
Maria Finch
Charles Finch

Peter Ingram
James Henry Smith

Jonathan Carter
Benjamin Dowling
Robert Downing
William King
Thomas Watts

George Buxton
Felix Bryant
James Spark

John Daniels

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print published 1834

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

Manningtree - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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