History of Purleigh

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History of Purleigh >> 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 Borrett, parish clerk
George Clayton, saddler, ande.
John Corder and Charles Corder, gent
Edward Croxon, butcher and victualler, Bell
William Ellis, brick and drain pipe maker, assistant overseer, shopkeeper, etc.
James Fowler and Mrs. Fowler, Free School
William Freeman, rat catcher
George Mason, cattle dealer
William Playle, wheelwright, etc.
Charles Raven, corn miller
Miriam Saward, schoolmistress
Rev. John Simpson ( Independent)
James South, gardener, etc.
Rev. George Frederick Tamplin, M.A, curate
John Turner, bricklayer
Thomas Cowland Wiffen, plumber, etc.

George Auger, Hill Home
Samuel Barritt
John Baizley
James Brown, Clock House
John Burchell, Scotts; h Mundon
Henry Clarke, Round, Bush
Thomas Clarke (and miller, etc.)
William Clarke, Purleigh Hall
George Corder, East Crofts
George Curtis
Charles Joseph Duffield
William Ellis
Walter Wood Ewing
Thomas Deeks
James Gales
Joseph Fry
Robert Kemp, and joiner and builder
John Lamprell
Charles Lufkin
Alfred May
Joseph Main, Walton's Hall
Mrs Mary Rarn, New Hall
George Raven (and miller)
William Raven
Walter Ram
Pattisson Rutt, Esq., Purleigh Lodge
George Sanders
Abraham Taylor
Thomas Ward, Wymark

Charles Lufkin
William Osborne

James Ayres
James Bonner
James Bonner
William Hickford
William Matthews
George Osborne

Joseph Blanks
Mrs S. Harris
Abraham Keeling
Isaac Ringe

Boot and Shoemakers.
Frederick Borritt
Joseph Jarvis
Joseph Keys
Daniel Knight
William Matthews

William Ellis
Samuel Theobald, and draper

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

Purleigh - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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