History of Peldon

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History of Peldon >> 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 Cook, blacksmith and wheelwright
William Cook, police officer
Henry Cooper, baker and shopkeeper
Joseph Digby, corn miller
Thomas Gladwell, thatcher
Rev. Christopher Robert Harrison, B.C.L., rector
Mrs. Deborah Harrison, blacksmith
Charles Harvey, corn factor
Mr Joseph Harvey
W. Hance, higgler
John Hanson, shoemaker
Thomas Miles, butcher
Thomas Nelson, builder and victualler, Rose
Edward Nice, machine owner and victualler, Plough
John Pasfield, shopkeeper
William Pooley, parish clerk
John Runnicles, carrier to Colchester
Charles Simpson, hawker
William White, shopkeeper
Miss H. Wright, schoolmistress

Mrs. Bonner
John Bumby
Benjamin Clarke
Joseph Digby
Daniel Green
Thomas Nevill
Charles Oldfield
Stephen Overall
Thomas Pilgrim
Charles Tiffin
Stephen Waller and Henry Woodward
Moses Woods
James Wright, and beer house

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

Peldon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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