History of Stansted Mountfitchet

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History of Stansted Mountfitchet >> 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. William Bailey
Miss A. Bray
William Bedlow, wheelwright
William Anthony Boast, Professor of Music
Menasseh Broiok, surgeon
Mrs. H. Canning and Henry Canning, and J.C. Canning, gentlemen
Thomas Reeve Colls, excise officer
Rev. Daniel Davies (Independent Minister)
Mrs. Elizabeth Glyn, Bentfield Cottage
Benjamin Grange, machine maker
Robert Green, letter carrier
Thomas William Harle, surgeon and druggist
Mr. William Harley
Mr. Edward Laird
Thomas Hassall, stationer, Post Office
Charles Hicks and Edward Hicks, maltster and hop merchant
Henry Hockley, relieving officer
James Hutley, gardener and seedsman
Mrs. Martha Lindsell
William Fuller Maitland, Esq., Stansted House
James Mitchell, staioner and toy dealer
Mr. James Mumford
Mrs. E. Tripp
George Neville, station master
Arthur Nockolds, auctioneer and land surveyor
John Austin Nockolds, land agent and surveyor, Woodhouse
John Osborne, hair dresser
Sarah Peacock, clothes dealer
James Pilgram, glover
Mrs. Charlotte Rainsford, Hargrove Lodge
George Raven, brewer, etc.
Mr. John Raven, Grove Hill
William Raymont, corn merchant
Charles Salmon, baker
William Sanders, watch maker and ironmonger
Robert Scott, police inspector
Thomas Scott, parish clerk
Mary Sealey, letter carrier
John Snow, bricklayer
Rev. Josias Torriana M.A., vicar and rural dean
Charles James Welch, gentleman, Pines Hill
George Welch, surgeon and superintendent registrar of Bishop Stortford Union
Samuel Welch, surgeon
Rev. John White (Independent Minister)
Mr. Thomas Wilson

Joshua Clark, Bentfield End
Edmund Cornell, High Lane
William Dixon
James Mumford
Thomas Griggs, Burton End
Charles Hicks, Bentfield Place
George Newman
John Newman
William Parris (and maltster,) Burton Bower
Edridge Peter Phillips
Thomas Rand
Charles Spencer, Bentfield Bury
Samuel Spencer, Norman House
John Storry, Bury Lodge
John Tyler (brick maker,) Brick House
Matthew Woodley, maltster, corn merchant and high constable
William Worman

Inns and Taverns.
George Clark, Bell (and horse dealer)
William Pickford, King's Arms
Thomas Lyles Titchmarsh, Rose and Crown
George Sanders, Three Colts (and coach builder)

Mrs Bacon
Job Baker
Thomas England
Sophia Jolly
Angna Osborne

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Beer Houses.
William Alderton
Mary Carter
William Clark
George Levey, pig dealer
Thomas Paul
Sarah Prior
George Sanders
Thomas Sanders
John Say
Samuel Snow

Henry Barron
Thomas Brett
William Brett
James Hayden

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Thomas Hassall
James Josling
John Plasted
Benjamin Pledger
Thomas Sawkins

Mary Carter
Edward Laird
John Mascall
George Payne
Robert Smith

Carpenters, etc.
Thomas Levey
John H. Sanders
Richard Sanders
Thomas Sanders

Corn Millers.
George Little and William Little
John Phillips
Thomas Smith

Grocers and Drapers.
Abraham Barnard
Louisa Legerton
John Martin
George Martin
Samuel Sanders
John Seamer

Mary Horsley
Catherine Nottage
Elizabeth Piper
Mary Rumball

Plumbers, etc.
Henry Ratcliff
John Ratcliff

George Giffin
Newman Speller

John Atkins
William Bacon
William Bradd
John Fennell
Thomas Paul

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Stansted Mountfitchet - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Stansted Mountfitchet - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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