History of Mistley

Mistley © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
High Street, Mistley, c.1955
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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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John Wyncoll Baxter

Robert Allen
William Brooks
Robert Free
Robert Page

Pilots. (In Mistley.)
Benjamin Eteen
John Eteen
Robert Eteen
William Saunders
Charles Thompson
James Thompson

Ship Owners.
William Brooks
Robert Free
John Horlock
Richard Horlock
John Howard
Robert Page
Charles Tovell
Charles Tovell, jun.
C. S. Tovell
John H. Tovell

Shipmasters (In Mistley.}
John Ausell
Arthur Burrell
William Calver
Charles Chissell
John Chissell
Joseph Chissell
Samuel Crisp
Samuel Eade
William Eade
Isaac Frostick
Henry Gorbell
Jacob Gorbell
Joshua Harvey
Daniel Howard
William Lawrence
William Lucas
Thomas Lucas
Frederick Mauldos
James Nunn
William Nye
Isaac Osborne
James Pittock
John Poole
James Richardson
William Savill
James Sexton
G. and James Spendley
Charles Thompson

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

Mistley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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