History of St Osyth

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History of St Osyth >> 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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John Archer, wharfinger and miller
Samuel Groat, wharfinger and miller
Frederick Blyth, gentleman
John Clark, brazier and gunsmith
Mr. Martin Cook
Mrs. Chaplin
Henry Crampin, schoolmaster
James Dean, gentleman
Thomas Fisher, gentleman
Misses Maria Dwyer and Fanny Dwyer
James Fisher, hair dresser, etc.
James Franklin, carrier
John Gilders, corn merchant, maltster, and brewer
Samuel Groat, corn miller, etc.
Mrs. Hardy, National School
John Harvey, Police Constable
George Jay, land steward, Priory
Jacon Joy, plumber, painter, etc.
Mr. A. Law
Ruth Minter, carrier
James Lilly, hosier, etc.
William Frederick Nassau, Esq., and John Nassau, Esq., St. Osyth Priory
James Newcomb, grocer and draper
Rev. John Norman M.A., curate
Henry Norman, veterinary surgeon
Thomas Pilbrow, coal and lime merchant and wharfinger
Charles Stevens, coast guard boatman, Stone Point Tower
Peter Thompson, coal merchant, maltster, ship owner, etc.
Mrs. Fanny Trimmell
Henry Rycroft Wilson, grocer, draper, and agent to Phoenix Fore Office

Inns and Taverns.
Abraham Bush, Flag Inn
Ireland Graham, King's Arms
James Norman, Red Lion, Post Office
Charles Warren, White Hart

Farmers.
Benjamin Baker, Duchess Farm
William Wilson Blyth, Park Farm
Carrington Wilson Blyth
Abraham Carter
George Frost
Richard Dodson Cheveley, Warren
Edward Cole, Earls Hall
Thomas Cooper, Hampton Wick
Samuel Dean, St. Clere's Hall
Henry Ferris, Frowick Hall
George Gardner
James Glandfield, St. Osyth Wick
John Gray, Folly Farm
John Hempson, Willow Wick
Benjamin Jaggard, Cock's Farm
George Knight, Braziers
Henry Laws, Wigborough Wick
William Matson, Black House Wick
William Matthews
William Simpson
John Potter
Robert Salmon
Elizabeth Skipper, Wire Hall
John Amos Thompson, Well Wick
Peter Thompson, Hill House
Frederick Vallance, Dolts and Mases

Bakers.
Maria Graham
George King
William Last

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Blacksmiths.
John Hamby
Jonathan Wells

Bricklayers.
Joseph Page (and beerhouse)
William Peggs

Butchers.
Isaac Nicholson
James Norman, jun.

Carpenters.
George Bowden
James Demaid
Ireland Graham
James Watsham

Gardeners.
William Clark
James Cook
James Dunnett
William Dunnett

Milliners.
H. Buckingham
Eliza Coe
Mrs. H. Eade
Eliza Nicholson
Maria Skipper

Saddlers.
Edward Blowers
Frederick Humphrey

Shoemakers.
William Dunnett (and parish clerk)
George Sealey
John Sealey

Shopkeepers.
William Coe
James Cook
William Gilders
James Newcomb
Joseph Page
George Sealey
Henry Wilson

Surgeons.
Robert Latten
Robert Welham

Tailors.
Abraham Carter
Martin Cook

Wheelwrights.
Benjamin Burgess
Sarah Sloughgrove and John Sloughgrove

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St Osyth - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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St Osyth - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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