History of Manningtree
High Street, Manningtree, c.1950
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Manningtree >> Post Office Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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Aldom Rev. William (Wesleyan)
Alston Edward John, brewer and wine and spirit merchant; h Great Bromley
Babington Rev. William Peile, M.A., incumbent of Manningtree
Bawtree Charles Samuel, Esq.
Bendall Offwood, iron founder and machine maker
Betts George Fall, accountant and house agent, insurance agent and registrar of marriages
Bigsby Henry farmer, Dikeley Hall
Bird William, brewery agent, etc.
Blyth William, railway agent
Bones Mrs Mary, Mistley
Brooks Mrs Eleanor
Burgess James Heath, National School
Cant Ann, toy, etc. dealer
Cant James, fruit and fish dealer
Capon Francis Barnard, mason, builder, surveyor, house agent, etc.
Chaplin Miss Francis, Mowbray Cottage
Cove William Henry George, excise officer
Daniell Miss Emily
Daniell and Son, brewers, etc.
Daniell Brett and T.B. (D. and Son)
Disney Mr William, jun.
Double Thomas, carrier
Downing Benjamin, pariah clerk and lib.
Goodison Mrs Sarah, haberdasher
Green John Box, currier, etc,
Jessup John, timber, etc. merchant
Keningale Mrs Garwood
Lambert John, jeweller, stationer, photographer, etc.
Leigh George, fellmonger, leather dresser, and woolstapler
May Mr John
Neale James, omnibus, etc. owner
Newman Rev. Frederick (Independent)
Norman Mrs, Mistley Place
Norton Mr William
Nunn Carrington, Esq., banker; h Little Bromley hall
Nunn Thomas William, Esq. banker; h Lawford House
South Street, Manningtree.
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Page John Everitt, merchant
Page Charles; h High Street
Pearson William, manager of Gas Works
Pinner James, station master
Pittock Joseph, fishmonger
Porter Jasper, chimney sweeper
Ralph William basket and sieve maker
Salmon William umbrella maker, etc.
Sanderson Richard, supervisor
Sizer John, accountant and commission agent (Post Office)
Smith Thomas, gent., Mistley
Taylor Charles; h High Street
Taylor William bank agent, etc.
Taylor John William, veterinary surgeon
Thomas Rev. Henry John, (Wesleyan)
Thompson Mrs Anne, The Hill
Watts Thomas bookseller. printer, etc.
Webber John White, banker, (Nunn and Co,)
Webber James Courtis, draper
Academies and Schools.
Edwards Charlotte and Elizabeth
Warder William, South Street
Wincup Misses Priscilla and Carlne.
National Schools, James. H. and Mrs Burgess, Manningtree
Wesleyan School, Thomas W. Burwood, and Miss Burwood
Ambrose John Thomas; h Mistley
Burdett Godfrey Sherwood, High Street
Mustard David (Union clerk and deputy clerk to Magistrates)
Owen Charles Spencer, High Street
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