History of Sible Hedingham

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History of Sible Hedingham >> 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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Mary Ann Amos, schoolmistress
William Charles Baker, excise officer
Thomas Bell, surgeon
William Corder, brick and tile maker, Southey green
Charles Cork, station master
John Cuming, saddler, etc.
William Dillistone, nursery and seedsman and florist
Rev. Cloudesley Hughes D'aeth, M.A., curate
Thomas Eley, corn miller and maltster
Mr John Eley
Mrs Chickall
William Villiers Fowke, Esq.
Thomas Gibbing, higgler
John Hill, coal agent
Samuel Hookley, fruiterer
John Jennings, gent., High House
Walter Letch and Thomas Letch, higglers
Mr Charles Lewis
Charles Metson, miller
James Moore
Mrs Lancefield
Thomas Mullings, dealer
William Munro, Esq., railway contractor, Grove Home
Mrs M.A. Rolfe
Miss Steward
Thomas Root, cooper
John Root and Joseph Root, pig dealers
Rev. Charles Shipway, (Baptist)
Henry Smith, railway inspector
John Sparrow, plumber, painter, etc.
Joseph Steward Spurgeon, grocer, draper, registrar, insurance agent, etc. Post Office
Mary Stanton, schoolmistress
Samuel Stammers, jun., builder, etc.
John Taylor, maltster, Rockwoods
Thomas Taylor, gas manager
Charles Eglonton Thorn, gent.
Sidney Thorp, surgeon
William Tunbridge, gas fitter
Rev. Henry Warburton, B.A., Rectory
William Johnson White, blacksmith, ironfounder, etc..
Thomas Willis, coach builder and wheelwright
William Wiseman, toy maker

Inns and Taverns.
Bell, William Digby
Black Horse, William Butler
Lamb, William Mayhew
Swan, Joseph Dove (and breaker)
Three Sugar Loaves, Thomas Kendall
White Horse, Richard Pitch

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John Argent, Meadow Field
John Carr, Morris Green, etc.
George Cawston, Southey Green
John Eley, Wash Farm
Thomas Eley, Tower Mill
Robert Emson, Slough House
Frederick Fairbank, Brick Wall
Richard Fitch, Brook House
Charles Flack, and seed grower
Alfred George Foster
Roger Gatward, and dealer
George Hicks Goodchild, Graves Hall
Samuel Goodchild, Blois Farm
William Gunn, Washlands
William Hale, Dulvin-end
John Hardy, Welcome Slough
John Harrington, Bloom's Farm
Charles Angustus Hilton, (and brick and tile maker), Ferry Green
John Legerton, Hole Farm
William Leonard, Prayours Farm
Mrs Sarah Letch, Morris Green
William Munro, Esq., Hawkwoods
Thomas Bennett Osborne, (seed grower)
Thomas Rayner, and maltster, Greys
David Sparrows
Joseph Smith, Barnard's Farm.
David Steward, Morris Green
David Edgar Sturgeon, Burnt House
Francis Whitlock, Bar Hall
Grimwood Wood, Hostages

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Sible Hedingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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