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History of Mistley >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - 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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Mr William Angell, supt. registrar, etc.
Mrs B. Biggs
James Candler, clerk of Mistley church
William Chisnell, farmer, Ford
John Matthew Constable, farmer, Dove House
John Fisk, excise officer
James Harvey Folkard, bank clerk
William Folkard, gentleman
William Freeborn, farmer, Abbot's hall
John Lamprell Guy, police inspector
Mrs Lydia Hempson
John Howard, shipwright, etc.
Rev. Mortimer Manley, M.A., curate of Mistley
Benjamin Long
George Page, farmer, New Hall
Robert Everitt Page, merchant
Rev. Thomas Pinchback, (Independent)
James Spendley, ship chandler
Taylor and Jessup, timber, slate, etc. merchants
Robert Thompson, wine and eating house
Joseph Harvey Webb, custom house officer
Charles Wright, sail maker and coal merchant

Academies and Schools.
John Dibley and Miss, and professors of music, Gresham House
W. Holloway Gardner, Mistley House
National Schools, Thomas Lister Sutcliffe, Mistley

William Rayner (clerk to Tax Commissioners and registrar)

Bakers and Flour Dealers.
M.J. Bullimer
James Cant
James Hannah
William Sharp
Thomas Paskell
George Phillips
James Spendley
William Taylor

George Avis
J.W. Baxter
George Cant
Isaac Green
Richard Horlock
J. Hunneyball
George Vincent
James Wilson

Robert Brown
W. and J. Disney
John Pudney
George Smith
George Vincent

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Boot and Shoe Makers.
James Ainger
W. Carrington
George Cant
Charles Southgate
William Vince

James Candler
James Cutting

Brick and Tile Makers.
Robert A. Allen
James Cutting

John Byford
John Clark
Carrington Cooper

George Cant

Coach Builders.
Walter Clarke
Thomas Blake Smith

Coal Merchants.
Robert Allen
William Brooks
Robert Free
Robert Page
Charles Tovell

Corn Merchants.
William Brooks
Samuel Cross
Robert Free
Robert Page
James Penke

Grocers and Tea Dealers.
William Baxter

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