Prittlewell, 1891Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Prittlewell >> Pigot's Directory 1823
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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PrittlewellLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
John Hardwick, schoolmaster
William Heard, parish clerk and schoolmaster
Rev. Frederick Nolan, vicar
Henry Sopwith, surgeon and apocrathy
Thomas Bell, saddler
Thomas Bragg, carpenter
Ann Brown, draper, etc
Louisa Clark, grocer and hardware
Stephen Clay, boot and shoemaker
Thomas Dowsett, boot and shoemaker
George Francis, butcher
Richard Francis, tailor, etc.
Robert Gooding, brewer, draper and grocer
Thomas Gray, smith and farrier
William Hardwick, carrier
Thomas Henly, straw hat maker
Philip Howes, painter and glazier
John Kemp, miller
George Lacell, tailor and draper
Benjamin Lewin, draper
Thomas Lindsall, wheelwright and smith
Catherine Livermore, draper, grocer, etc.
Gregory Mathams, baker
Thomas Middleton, plumber and painter
Peter Price sen. and jun., bakers
James Sopwith, grocer, etc.
William Thorne, butcher
William Thrower, watchmaker
Inns and Public Houses.
Blue Boar, Thomas Roff
King's Head, John Nutman
Spread Eagle, Evan Hart
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Prittlewell - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Prittlewell - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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