History of Stansted Mountfitchet

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Lower Street, Stansted Mountfitchet, c.1965
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History of Stansted Mountfitchet >> 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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William Bacon, furniture dealer, etc.
William Bedlow, wheelwright, etc.
Misses Bedlow, milliners, etc.
William Anthony Boast, music professor
Catherine Bond, furniture dealer etc.
Thomas Chambers, Esq., Croft House
John Chappel, postman
Alexander Brown Clarke, maltster and corn factor
Rev. Daniel Davies (Independent)
John Dennison, station master
Benjamin Grange, machine maker
Thomas Hassall, stationer, Post Office
Sidney Haynes, surgeon
Rev. Henry Herring, Woodhouse
Charles Hicks and Edward Hicks, maltsters, etc.
Henry Hockley, relieving officer and registrar
Henry Jay, saddler and parish clerk
Major John Morton Jeffery, Thremhall Hill
George Levey, horse dealer
Rev. Thomas Garnham Luard, B.A., vicar
William Fuller Maitland, Esq., Stansted House
James Mumford, brewer
Arthur Nockolds, auctioneer, etc.
James Norris, basket maker and fancy depot
John Osborne, hair dresser
James Pilgram, glover
Miss Ann Pledger
Hillary Ratcliff Potter, plumber, painter, etc.
Sophia Potts, milliner
Mary Hannah Ratcliff, plumber, etc.
Mr George Ridge
Lawrence Rentfield
Charles Salmon, baker, etc.
William Sanders, watchmaker. and irofimngr
Sarah Sawkins, druggist
John Henry Snow, lime burner
George Snow, bricklayer
Rhoda Speller, saddler, etc.
Henry Vincent, Esq., Vineyard
Mrs G. Weatherhead
Mrs Wilson
Charles James Welch, Esq.. Pine-Hill
George Welch, surgeon Supt. regri
Samuel Welch, surgeon
William Wiffen, corn factor
Matthew Woodley, corn factor

William Bull
Thomas Griggs
Edmund Cornell
Joshua Clark
Alfred Hicks, Grove Hill
Charles Hicks, jun., Bentfield Green
George Newman
John Newman
William Parris , and maltster
John William Patmore, Priory
Joseph Phillips
Thomas Rand
Charles Spencer, Norman House
Spencer Edward, Bentfieldbury
Henry Trigg, Bury Lodge

Inns and Taverns.
Bell, Susannah. Clark
Kings Arms, Charlotte Russell
Rose and Crown, Samuel Gilby
Three Colts, Mary Sanders

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Mrs Mary Boast
Mr Bourne and Mrs
Mrs Mary Green
Angna Osborne .
Mary Vincent
Mrs Wallis and Miss Langdon
Thomas Levey
George Little
Elizabeth Paul
William Pomfret
Benjamin Prior

William Bedlow
Brett Thomas
George Phillips

Boot and Shoemakers.
Thomas Hassall
John Plasted
Benjamin Pledger
Henry Robinson
John Smith

John Levey
John Mascall
George Payne

Isabella Levey
Richard Sanders
Thomas Sanders

Corn Millers.
Thomas William Brand
Edward Hicks
Joseph Chopping
William Little

Grocers and Bakers.
Green and Marsh
John.Martin and G. Martin
William Lord Pavitt
Arthur Sanders
Eliza Seamer
Joseph Thorogood

John Fennell
William Living
George Potts

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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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