History of St Osyth

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History of St Osyth >> 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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Blacksmiths.
William Henry Gardner
William Hamby

Boot and Shoemakers.
James Davey
George Seeley
Samuel Watsham
William Watsham

Bricklayers.
Robert Atkins
Joseph Page
William Henry Peggs

Butchers.
George Gardner
Henry Norman, jun.

Carpenters.
George Bowder
James De Mead
Graham Ireland, (and wheelwright)
Thomas Mason
Charles Moore
Benjamin Pollard

Gardenrs and Seedsmen.
George Clarke
James Cook
James Dunnett
William Dunnett
William Henry Peggs

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Grocers and Drapers.
Arthur Clarke
Joseph Instone
Henry Kemp
James Newcombe

Milliners.
Eliza Becky
Harriet Cole
Sarah Gilders
Mrs A. Roper
Mary Turner

Saddlers.
G. K. Humphrey
James Watsham

Sailors.
Abraham Carter
Martin Cook

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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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