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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Charles Erswell
James Grainger
Stephen Marsh
Thomas Patient
Thomas Wright

China, Glass, etc., Dealers.
George Peat
Charles Piper
M. Richardson

Chemists and Druggists.
Robert Burch (and dentist)
Henry Burrows
John Lea (dentsist) Jeptha Miller

Edward Abrey
James Barker
James Edward Player

Thomas Patient
George Prior
John Willis

Corn Factors.
Thomas Barnard
William Middleditch
Daniel Midletoll
Charles Porter
Peter Portway
Edward Stoker

Corn Millers.
Thomas Barnard
George Galley
William Middelditch
John Mynott
Harvey Ruse

John Jackson
Charles Nichols

Thomas Canning
George Duke
John Emson and Frederick Emson
William Haylock
John Leverett
William Smith
William Wiseman

John Leverett
John Richardson
John Tokelove

W.S. Barnes
Hannibal Dunn
H. Shuttleworth
Rider and Johnson (and founders)
Matthew Spicer

L. and W. Drapers.
Samuel Beard
Robson, Day and Green
George Duke
J. and F. Emson
James Humphreys
John Leverett
Alfred Lyon
Matthew Rae

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Old Sun Inn, Church Street, Saffron Walden.
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John Clark
Joshua Clark
Clark and Gibson
John Simon King
Charles Porter
Peter Portway
Edward Stokes

S.E. Archer
Bainbridge and Chappell
Elizabeth Hodson
Charlotte Housden
Martha Low
Charlotte Willis

Painters, Glaziers and Plumbers.
Robert Bunten
William Bunten
Thomas Chappell
Joseph Durrant
William Glover
John Rickerby

Perfumers and Hair Dressers. William Barrett
George Butterfield
Henry Butterfield
William Howard
Thomas Smith

John Burton
Eliza Carter
Thomas Samuel
Thomas Wedd

Winifred Bailey
Elizabeth Bates
William Douglas
John Earnshaw
John Kettle
John Parish
William Palmer
James Shaul
John Smith
John Thurgood
Silvanus Ward

Straw Hat Makers.
Emma Brand
Frances Crussell
Matu Jones
Susan Redhead

Thomas Browne
Samuel Fiske
Frederick Greene
Alfred Jones
Lloyd Jones
Thomas Spurgin
William Wagstaff

John King and Son
Martin Nockolds
William Ward, (and timber merchant)

Thomas Barnard
James Barton
William Burrows
Thomas Harris
Joseph Harvey
James Housden
William Kemp
William Mitchell
William Redhead
Thomas Silk
William Wooley

Tea Dealers.
Henry Burrows
Hannah Carnes
Mary Ann Nott
Lydia Nott
Matthew Rae

Veterinary Surgeons.
George Bainbridge
James Rule

Thomas Gatward
John Kent

Samuel Hills
Thomas Patient
Robert Rushforth
William Spicer

Wine and Spirit Merchants. Jeptha Miller
James Starling

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Saffron Walden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Saffron Walden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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