History of Prittlewell

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History of Prittlewell >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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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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Blacksmiths.
Humphrey Adcock
Thomas Lindsell
Alfred Page
Samuel Wolf

Boot and Shoe Makers.
James Dowsett
Henry Dowsett
Edward Garrard
Jeremiah Prime
Stephen Saunders

Bricklayers and Builders.
George Dixon
William Gusterson
Stephen Gusterson
Thomas Spendelow

Butchers.
James Potter Wade

Carpenters and Builders.
James Bragg
William Bragg (and cabinet maker),
George Laver
William Price
William Reed
William Robinson

Coal Merchants.
Thomas Bragg
William Vandervord

Corn Millers.
George Cooper
William Staggs

Drapers.
Thomas Hindes
Benjamin Lewin

Grocers, etc.
Henry Garon
James Howard
James Stockwell
James Potter Wade
Charles Webb (and druggist)

Milliners, etc.
Mrs M. Bragg
Mary A. Garon
Mrs A. Grant
Mrs Garrard
Miss Mead

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Gardeners, etc.
William Prior and Henry Prior

Plumbers, Painters and Glaziers.
Frederick Garon

Saddlers, etc.
John Goodman
John William Grant

Tailors.
Samuel Garrard
Joseph Hunt
George Johnson

Wheelwrights.
Henry Binks
E. E. Hart
Thomas Lindsell
Thomas Worsfield

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

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Prittlewell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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