Mistley Quayprint published 1834
History of Mistley >> White's Directory 1848
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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 Candler, clerk of Mistley Church
Mr. Mark Davies
William Freeborn, farmer
John Groom, coast officer
Henry Isaac Mann, excise officer
James Monteith Esq., Oxford Road
Thomas Nicholson, gentleman
Joseph Page, wool merchant
Thomas Page, farmer, Abbot's Hall
William Parmenter, farmer
Joseph Pertwee, farmer, Bickley Hall
Rev. Thomas Pinchback, Independant
Rev. Benjamin Hall Puckle B.A., curate
James Roberts, supervisor
Charles Shepherd, coke merchant
Charles Taylor, bank clerk
William Wymark, merchant, etc.
William Clarke, victualler, Cross
John Bullimer, baker
Mr. J.S. Paskell
Henry Lawrence, attorney
Elizabeth Hurring, baker
George F Betts, beerhouse
Fenn Fenn, beerhouse, carpenter
Robert Kerridge, beerhouse
Edward mawson, beerhouse
Elizabeth Stevens, beerhouse
James Wilson, beerhouse
William Simmons, Mistley Thorn
William Fich, baker
John Wyncoll Baxter, brazier and ironmonger
Thomas Hawes, brewer
John Clark, butcher
George Smith, blacksmith
George Vincent, blackmsith
John Humpries, boot and shoe maker
Charles Southgate, boot and shoe maker
James Chandler, brickmaker
William Finch, confectioner
William Baxter, grocer and draper
Anthony Curtis, cabinet maker, carpenter
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Robert Self, carpenter
Robert Allen, coal merchant
Edward Bowles, coal merchant
John Mann coal, merchant
Edward Norman, coal merchant
Robert E Page, coal merchant
Charles Tovell, coal merchant
Samuel Tovell, coal merchant
William Wymark, coal merchant
James Wright, coal merchant
Henry Freeman Squirrell, corn merchant
William Wymark, corn merchant
Edward Norman, maltster
Robert E Page, maltster
John W. Page, oil merchant
William Harris, oil merchant
Benjamin Eteen, pilot
William Saunders, pilot
George Betts, plumber, glazier, painter
William Parsons jun., plumber, glazier, painter
Henry Atkins, shopkeeper
Elizabeth Hart, shopkeeper
Sarah Hempson, shopkeeper
Robert E Page
George R Tovell
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