Marine Parade, Southend-on-Sea, 1898Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Southend-on-Sea >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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High Street, Southend-on-SeaLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Mrs Catherine Lazarus, brewer and spirit merchant
John Lilley, lodgings
Henry Lilley, mariner
Mrs Jane Little
Charles Lockey, music professor
William Lockey, Water Works manager
Charles Lucas and Thomas Lucas
Rev. Malcolm George Macdonald, M.A., incumbent of Southend
George Mason, Esq.
Henry May, lodgings
William Mitchel, estate agent
Denis Moore, glass dealer
James Moore, lodgings
Samuel Murrell, fishmonger
John Murrell, mariner
Ellis Myall, waterman
George Myall, lodgings
Mrs Harriet Myall
Mrs Mary Myall
Rev. Frederick Nolan, LL.D., vicar of Prittlewell
Mr Fletcher Norton
Robert Osborne, lodgings
Charles Page, lodgings,
John Page, Esq.
Mrs Charles Palmer
Mrs Mary Pavitt, lodgings
John Perkins, sailmaker
James Peto, Esq
Mrs Clara Pilton, librarian and stationer
James Rand, lodgings
Mr William Thomas Richmond
Southend-on-SeaLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
William Ray, stables
Charles Ray, poulterer
Mrs Ray, poulterer
Prudence Robins, coffee-house
William Robinson, oyster merchant
Mr Charles Ross
Stanley Rudd, piano maker
Mr John Rumble
Mrs Susan Sayers, lodgings
Mrs Elizabeth Scott, lodgings
Daniel Robert Scratton, Esq.
Rev. Thomas Scott Scratton, rector of Sutton
Charles Seymour, lodgings
Lady H Sharp
John Sharpe, cab owner
Mr George Smith
Frederick Speller, goods agent
Hon. Miss Emily Anne Strutt
Mrs Elizabeth Taylor
Rev. Frederick Thackeray, M.B., vicar of Shopland
John Underwood, lodgings, and straw, etc.. dealer
George Vandervord and Emanuel Vandervord, corn merchants and barge owners
William Wade, sailmaker
William Wade, waterman
Rev. James Wager (Independent)
William Rollinson Warwick, M.D. and surgeon
Miss Hannah Way
Charles Wells, printer
Elizabeth Weidner, china, etc.. dealer
Mr .John Weston
Mrs Lydia White
Mr Robert Butler Whiteside
George Williams, cab owner
Sir Maryon Wilson, Bart.
Mr Charles Woosnam
Miss Mary Woosnam, stationer and fancy depot
Robert Yorke, brewery manager
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