History of South Shoebury (Shoeburyness)

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History of South Shoebury >> Post Office Directory 1874

Post Office Directory of Essex 1874 - 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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Samuel Cox, quarter master
Captain C. H. Fairfax Ellis, R.A., asst. superintendent of experiments
Captain Charles Elwyn, R.A., adjutant
Colonel Edward Fisher, R.A., commandant
Lieut. Colonel Joseph Godby, R.A., commanding officer
Captain Henry Hills Goodeve, R.A., Shoebury Cottage
James Hannan, surgeon-major
Colonel Robert Hay, R.A., chief instructor
John Hopkins
Josiah Jackson, Chapmans
Miss Kingham
Dale Knapping, J.P., Suttons
Michael Long, asst. control officer
Captain Herbert Mitchell, R.A., brigade major
Henry Scott
Capt. Charles Serbutt
John Shortt, control officer
Charles Spalding
Rev. James Macartney Speirs, presbyterian
Rev .Frederick Thomson, B.A., chaplain
Capt. Charles Warren, R.E.
Rev. Edward Bristow Philips Wynne, LL.B, rector
William Alp, farmer
Charles Armstrong, tailor
Oneyphurus Beech, shopkeeper {Onesiphorus? editor]
James Chilton, linen draper
William Church, shopkeeper
William Coupe, chemist and stationer

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Coast Guard Station, Shoeburyness
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Timothy Crone, chief officer of coast guard
Mrs. Mary Farrow Dean, lodging bouse
Robert Foulger, linen draper
John Garnham, shopkeeper
Thomas Gillett, baker
George Glasscock, plumber
Henry Golding, shopkeeper
William Green, shopkeeper
James Harris, builders' agent
James Bloomfield Higgleton, butcher
James Kirkwood, Shoeburyness Tavern
William Henry Knapping, farmer
Henry Monk, carpenter
Henry Scott, surgeon and at Great Wakering
Sewell and Co. grocers
Shoeburyness Brick Works (Dale Knapping, proprietor; Edward Cook, manager)
George Smith and Co. builder

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South Shoebury (Shoeburyness) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

South Shoebury (Shoeburyness) - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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