History of Sible Hedingham

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History of Sible Hedingham >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - 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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Mr. Joseph Baynes
Mr. Joseph Bell
Mrs. Mary Ann Bull
William Butler
Mrs Mary Currey
Elizabeth Davis
Joseph Curtis, relieving officer and registrar
John Eley and Thomas Eley, corn millers
Samuel Eli England, excise officer
Edward Everton, wood turner
Frederick Nunn Everton, surgeon
Rosanna Fitch, straw hat maker
Miss M.E. Fowke
Mr. George Hills
Edward Heckford, hairdresser
Samuel Hockley, fruitier
Rev. James Howell, (Baptist)
Thomas Jennings, gentleman, High House
Robert Letch, higgler
J.E. Moor, bookkeeper
Samuel Nott, jun., rate collector
Mr. John Osborn
John Root, dealer
Rev. Thomas Pearse M.A., curate
Thomas Root, cooper
Mr. David Sampson
John Savill, auctioneer, land surveyor.
William Seymour, gentleman
John Spurgeon and Joseph Spurgeon, grocers and drapers
Matthew Staines, gentleman
Rev. Henry Warburton B.A., Rectory
Thomas Willis, coach builder

George Bell, Prayours
Henry Bell, Blois
Richard Britton, Ferry Green
William Carr, Morris Green
George Carter, Brook House
George Downes, Southey Green
Charles Flack, Brick Wall
Roger Gatward, (and jobber)
William Gunn, Greys
William Hale, Monks
Charles Hilton
John Hubbard
Samuel Kemp, Hawkwoods
William Leonard, Priors
Robert Letch, Morris Green
Robert Letch, jun., Welcome Slough
Edward Moor, Wash Farm
John Moss, Gormansey
Daniel Nash, Graveshall
John Rawlinson, Looms Hole
David Rist, Sparrows
Joseph Smith, Almshouse
Charles Eglonton Thorn
Sarah Winterflood, Hole Farm
Grimwood Wood, Hostages

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Inns and Taverns.
George Bird, Bell
Thomas Kendall, Black Horse
Robert Prentice, Lamb
Charles Rawlings, Swan
William Root, Three Sugar Loaves
Richard Fitch, White Horse

Adam Ebbels, Diocesan School
George James Marson
Joseph Martin, National

George Ames
Thomas Garrod
Ann Hutton
W. Kendall

Basket Makers.
Horace Dodman
James Goss

Beer Houses.
Henry Fitch
William Mayhew
John Orbell
Robert Redgwell
Thomas Henry White

Henry Conway
William Mead
John Pettit
Richard Tiffen
William White
Thomas Henry White

Boot and Shoemakers.
William Abrahams (and leather cutter)
Charles Ames
Richard Fitch
William Gibbons
Robert Ince
William Lee
Thomas Pettit
Joseph Scotcher
John Westrop

Robert Brett
William King

Brick and Tile Manufacturers.
Charles Hilton
John Parish

George Ames
William Ames
Richard Fitch
Robert Hammond
Robert Harrington

Carpenters, etc.
Edward Cock
James Jarman
John Orbell
John Spurgeon, (and builder)

Flour Dealers.
Hannah Lazell
William Stuck
William Willett

Gardeners and Seedsmen.
Frederick Fairbank
Ann Flack
Charles Flack
Elizabeth Flack
William Mayhew
Benjamin Rule
Charles Thorn

John Hubbard
John Taylor

Ann Jefferies
Martha Moss
Susan Scotcher
Elizabeth Willett

Painters, Glazers, and Plumbers.
Jacob Andrews
William Farrow

Thomas Bishop
Henry Fitch
Henry Levitt
Samuel Nott
John Spurgeon and Joseph Spurgeon

George Abraham
Joseph Newborn
George Coppin

Robert Prentice
Thomas Willis

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