History of Saffron Walden

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History of Saffron Walden >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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Academies. (*take boarders)
Catherine Archer*
Elizabeth Conway, Audley End
William Jenkins and Margaret Jeff, British Schools
Maria Crisp and Maria Crisp*
Thomas Frye*
Emma Frye
Rev. A.E. Fowler, B.A., Grammar School*
Annie Cohen and Harriet Overton, Infant School
Maria Johnson
William Taylor Jones*
Edward Thomas Chambers and Emma Maple
William Pursey
Susan Pluckrett
Miss A. Sandon

Godfrey Sherwood Burdett
Joseph Thomas Collin (clerk to the county magistrates, Linton Union, and County Court)
George Fredderick Good
John Dane Player
Thomas Probert and Son
R.D. Thurgood and Sons

Auctioneers and Estate Agents.
Hannibal Dunn
Martin Nockolds
R.D. Thurgood
Matthew Adcock Ward

John Allen
David Baldry
George Bolton, Mitchels
George William Bolton, Sadler's
Robert Benjamin Bolton, Ravenstock Green
John Clark, Roos Farm
John Cowling
Martha Day
James Frankham, Cloptons
Henry Frankham, Verandah Cottage
George Garrad, Burnt Wood End
Samuel Halstead, Redgates
Henry Hawes
Allen Hopwood
Philip Elliott Kitchener, Park
Robert Marking, Copt Hall
Robert Mizen, Turnip Hall
John Mynott
Ruth Mynott
Isaac John Norris, Pounce Hall
Ann Reynolds, Painters
David Richardson, Burntwood End
George Slater, Little Walden
Henry Smith (high constable of Uttlesford Hundred)
Cornell Spicer, Westley Farm
Waite Spicer, Sheer Hill
Samuel Wakefield, Little Walden
Silvanus Ward, Castle Street

Inns and Taverns.
Charles Erswell, Compasses
William Spicer, Cross keys
Robert Hunneybell, Duke of York
Peter Taylor, Eight Bells
William Spicer, George
William Rumsey, Green Dragon
John Parish, Greyhound
Mary Hunt, Hoops
Edward Fitch, King's Arms
Chalres Howard, Old Castle
James Day, Queen's Head
William Loder, Rose and Crown
Joseph Scruby, Sun
Thomas Welch, White Horse

James Barker
William Camp
Sarah Hodson
Harold Ketteridge and Emily Ketteridge
Stephen Martin
James Savill
Thomas Smith
Richard Smooth
y Charles Watson
Francis White

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Beer Houses.
Thomas Andrews
John Barrett
Richard Boon
William Brand
Josiah Clydon
Susan Cowell
Charles Downham
George Esland
John Francis
Thomas Harris
John Kent
John Moule
John Parish
Samuel Savill
William Smith
John Thurgood
John Wakeling
Silvanus Ward
George Watson

William Barnes
John Butcher
Samuel Hill
Thomas Patient
Jacob Prime
William Spicer

Booksellers, etc.
Henry Hart
William Low
George Youngman

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Charles Brand
Joseph Brand
Thomas Brand
William Brand
Susan Cowell
William Cox
Chalres Jeffrey
John Kent
James Mountford
William Nichols
William Palmer
George Watson
James Webb
Nehemiah Webb
Joseph Wilson

Braziers and Tinners.
James Byatt
John Coulson
Matthew Spicer
Peter Taylor

William Burrows
William Low

John Barrett
Charles Erswell
James Grainger (and lime burner)
Joseph Ward
Richard Ward
William Ward

George Archer
James Archer
William Brewer
John Cowell
Henry Gatward
John Nash
Richard Smoothy

Cabinet Makers.
Hannibal Dunn
H. Shuttleworth
Jonathan Smart
Thomas Smith
Matthew Thompson

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