St Osyth, 1912Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of St Osyth >> White's Directory 1863
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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 Adams, machine owner
Hynman Allenby, Esq., Priory
Mrs Ann Blyth
Mr Charles Ede
Rev. Claude Bosanquet, incumbent
Charles Brandreth, Esq.
Thomas Commins, coast guard officer
Miss Sarah Dean
Mr Robert Gardner
George Eldred, policeman
George Gilders, maltster, and corn, coal, etc. merchant
Joseph Gilders, maltster, and coal, etc. merchant
William Gilders, hawker
James Glandin, tinner and brazier
Mrs Sophia Glanfield, school
Cooper Green, fisherman
Samuel Grout, miller and coal merchant
Daniel James, thatcher and sexton
John Kirby, Esq.
Robert Latten, surgeon
Mr Stephen Manning and Miss Catherine Manning
Mr Isaac Nicholson
Henry Norman, veterinary surgeon
William Partridge, farm bailiff
James Terrace Simmonds, mariner
Mrs Maria Sloughgrove
Peter Thompson, maltster, coal merchant, etc.
James Turner, watchmaker, etc.
Mrs Charlotte Mary Wait, schoolmistress
Edward Young, schoolmaster
Inns and Taverners.
Flag, Charles Moore
King's Arms, Mary Ann Bones
Red Lion, James Canham
Ship, James Bash
White Hart, James Swallow
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Benjamin Baker, Duchess Farm
William Wilson Blyth, Park Farm
Edward Cooper, Earls Hall
Robert Cross, Wigborough Wick
William Dale, jun., Wyer's Hall
Samuel Dean, St. Clere's Hall
Francis Eagle, Frowick Hall
Thomas Harwood, (and Belstead)
Benjamin Jaggard, Cocks Farm
Jacob Joseph Joy, Priory Farm
William Matson, Black House Wick
Charles Porter, Earls Hall
William Scragg; h Great Clacton
Robert. Salmon Green
George Simpson, Esq., Lee Wick
William Skipper, (and seedsman)
Miss Vallance, Brazier's Farm
David Winterflood, Ambrose Wick
Mrs M. Chaplin
Mary Ann Graham
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