History of Newport
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History of Newport >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1848 directory is the 1851 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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Andrew Stewart, gentleman
Isabella Bayley schoolmistress
Henry Beckwith, farrier and cow leech
Henry Brook, surgeon
Mary Buck, toll bar keeper
William Campbell, police inspector
Mr. Charles Carter
Mrs. A. Lilley
John Clarke Timewell, police superintendent
Joseph Clark, sexton
Charles Debnam, watch and clock maker
William Fennell, lime burner
Joseph Gayler, farrier
Rev. Thomas John Griffinhoofe B.A., curate of Arkesden
Mr. James Havers, Sparrow's End
Rev. James Harvey, Hopkins (Independent)
Samuel Lampkin, carrier
Benjamin Lefeaux, 2nd master of Free Grammar School
John Lucy, station master
Amelia Mace, National School
Mr. Stephen Malyon
Rev. Edward Gould, Monk M.A. vicar, and master of Free Grammar School
Mrs. Susanna Newell, saddler
Thomas Osborne, hairdresser, post office
Charles Luther Parratt, corn chandler
Richard Patmer, letter carrier
Thomas Probert, and son, solicitors
William Charles Pitt Smith Esq., Shortgrove Hall
Thomas Trott, carrier by rail
William Trott, bricklayer
Thomas Wakefield, salesman
Kidman Watson, tailor and draper
George Willings, relieving officer and registrar
Gayford Dudley, Hospital Farm
John Hayden, Parsonage
John Johnson, Gaces Farm
Joseph Living, Pond Cross
Margaret Starkey, Sparrows End
Inns and Taverns.
John Edwick, Coach and Horses
Benjamin Buck, (and wheelwright), Hercules
William Skipper, Old Three Tuns
Joseph Mascall, Rose and Crown
Philip Buck, Star
James Wilson (and gardener)
Charles Barker (and machinist)
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Charles Bayley (and parish clerk)
Thomas Osborne Crane
Joseph Day, and builder
Joseph Wedd, and cooper
Grocers and Drapers.
George Chipperfield (and druggist)
Plumbers, Glaziers and Painters.
Thomas O. Crane
Charles Richardson Cakebread
Samuel Lampkin, by waggon, Thu. Thomas Trott, by rails, daily
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