History of Stebbing

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History of Stebbing >> 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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Samuel Chopping, miller, maltster, baker, and brick maker
Mr Thomas Davay, Prospect Place
Rev. Charles Duff, (Independent)
Rev. Matthew Dawson Duffield, vicar
James Brooks Easton, surgeon
William Lapworth., parish clerk
Robert Linsell, cattle dealer, etc.
Henry Lewis, marine store dealer
Harvey Meadows, baker, draper, etc.
Zachariah Nichols, corn miller
Thomas Ruffel and Son, wheelwrights, etc.
Joseph Thorne and William Thorne, machine owners
William Warden, baker, etc.

Samuel Adams, Carter's Farm
Barnard William, Holts
Mr Brookes, Bacon's Farm
William Byett, Yew Tree
James Byford, Scollops
Alfred Byford, Hill Farm
Richard Clarke, Parsonage Farm
Thomas Davey, Church Farm
John Ereth, Stones Farm
Charles Hitching, William's
John Hutley, Porter's Hall
Sarah Lewsey, White Hart Farm
John Bailey Massey, Stebbing Park
Charles Messent, Tan Office
George Metson, Lubber Sedge
Thomas Metson, Tollesbury
Samuel Rawlinson, Brick Kiln
William Rawlinson, Hobby Binns
Joseph Smith, Green Poplars
John Tarbert, Lucas Farm
Joseph Whitehead, and miller
George Whitney, Cowlands
Henry Wood, Stubbing Green

Inns and Taverns.
Bell, James Linsell, and saddler
Green Man, Mr Smart
King's Head, Charles Lewsey
Red Lion, James Emms
White Hart, Samuel Adams

Jane Burgess
Mary Cock
Sarah Thorn

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Thomas Brand
William Monk

Josiah Barker
Richard Parr
Nathaniel Stokes

Boot and Shoemakers.
Esdras Gowers
James Philpot, and gardener
Joseph Saggers
Thomas Thorogood

Thomas Cross
Thomas Lazell

William Britton
J. Firmin
Thomas Wood

Corn Millers.
Samuel Chopping
Joseph Whitehead

James Gould
William Linsell
Harvey Meadows
William Monk, and tailor
Ann Staines

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Stebbing - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Stebbing - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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