History of Prittlewell

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History of Prittlewell >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Thomas Bell, postmaster
Joseph Bentall, farmer, Berlands
John Burge, excise office
James Crix, farmer, Folly
John Dowsett, hair dresser
William Garon, currier
William Gusterson, bricklayer
George Lacell, farmer, Hamsells
John Lucking, beer seller
Thomas Lindsell, coach builder, etc.
Rev. Frederick Nolan LL.D., vicar
William Page, beer seller
Captain Robert Scallon R.N.
Rev. Arthur Richard Stert
James Tabor, Esq., Earl's Hall
James Trigg, beer seller
George Trumper, farmer, Chalkwell Hall
Robert Trower, watchmaker
John Baker, National School
Thomas Bragg, coal merchant
Sophia Garrard, straw hat maker

Hotels and Inns.
Isaac Francis, Blue Boar
William Raven, King's Head
George Hart, Spread Eagle

Thomas Bragg
William Dawson
Alfred Garrard
George Laver
Peter Price
William Price

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Humphrey Adcock
Thomas Lindsell
Samuel Wolf

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Joseph Deer
Henry Dowsett
James Dowsett
Edward Garrard
William Gray
John Truss

George France
William Hart

Carpenters and Builders.
Giles Bell
William Bragg

Grocers, Drapers and Shopkeepers.
Isaac Bell
George Bragg
Thomas Hardwick Livermore
William Cable

Corn Millers.
Elizabeth Going
G. Threadgold

Milliners, etc.
Eliza Bragg
Sophia Garrard

Mrs. Ayton
John Goodman

William Harridge
James Johnson
William King

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

Prittlewell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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