River Stour, Manningtree, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Manningtree >> Pigot's Directory 1823
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:
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Merchants and Bankers.
Edward Norman and Francis Norman, merchants
Robert Page and Son, merchants
Samuel Tovell, ship owner, Mistley
John Ambrose, attorney
Robert Goodwin jun., auctioneer
Thomas Hitchcock, attorney
Richard Porter, attorney
George Rogers, surgeon
William Silke, surgeon
William Thompson, surgeon, Mistley
Shops and Traders
Daniel Alston, brewer
Richard Bacon, wine and spirit merchant
Robert Beales, builder
Berry and Son, coal merchants
James Bloom, collar maker
William Barrett, farrier
John Box, saddler and harness maker
Olding Butler, boot and shoemaker
Henry Cant, butcher
James Cant, gardener and seedsman
Thomas Cant, boot and shoemaker
William Cant, baker
Jonathan Carter, tailor and draper
John Canch, perfumer and haircutter
Thomas Colborne, printer and book seller
F. Cook, butcher and linen draper
Sidney Cutting, cooper and turner
John Daniel and Robert Daniel, wine and spirit merchants
Robert Downing, tailor and draper
John Everitt, cooper and brewer
Isaac Finch, plumber
James Frostick, smith and farrier
Robert Goodwin, cabinet maker
The Stour at low tide, Manningtree.© Copyright Chris Gunns contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
Napthali Goose, chemist and druggist
William Grove, grocer and linen draper
Roger Hreen, currier and leather cutter
Thomas Green, butcher
William Green, butcher
William Hutchinson, boot and shoemaker
John Long sen., baker
John Long jun., baker
John Mason and William Mason, plumbers
John May, miller
Charles Meadows, slop seller
James Monteith, salt refiner
Samuel Nockold, hatter and tea dealer
Gosnall Page, tanner
Joseph Page and Son, fellmongers and wood dealers
Henry Percival, baker
John Pissey, general dealer
Thomas Scrivener, linen draper
John Spooner, baker
Mrs Stevens, plumber
Isaac Stribling, ironmonger
James Vice, basket maker
John Watkins, silversmith
Elizabeth Watts, confectioner
Joseph Winter, chemist and druggist
Inns and Public Houses.
Cock, John Sizer
King's Head, Mary Bacon
Misterly Thorn, William Halstead
Packet, Mary Shead
Red Lion, John Long
Rose and Crown, William Goodrich
Mistely Wheery, John Moore
White Hart, John Tilman
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