History of Thaxted

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History of Thaxted >> 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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Mrs. Sarah Aldrich
Mordecai Andrews, brewer and wool merchant
John Barker, toy and hardware dealer
Thomas Buxton Barnes, surgeon
Mrs Mary Brand
Charles Bunting
Thomas Byatt, Baptists minister and tea dealer
Daniel Chaffer, fellmonger and wool dealer
Elijah Chaffer, glover and beerhouse
Clarance and Marsh, surgeons
William Clarance, surgeon
Joseph Cooper, millwright
Colonel Andrew Dunford

Charles Fitch
Thomas Fitch
Robert Fitch, maltster
Robert Franklin and Son, auctioneers
Mrs. Susanna Franklin
William Franklin, tanner
John Freeman, parish clerk
Laura Freeman and Frances Freeman, school
James Frye, schoolmaster
Philemon Frye, bookseller
Godfrey Manasseh, whitesmith
William Harvey
Misses Hockley
Mrs. Saunders
John Jarvis, bonnet trimming manufacturer
Rev. Thomas Jee M.A., Vicarage
Captain Edward Jodrell, Horeham Hall
Sarah Kettley, schoolmistress
John Kidner, currier
John Lufkin, cart owner
John Mansfield, breeches maker
Frederick Marsh, surgeon
Samuel Newell, sadler and postmaster
Samuel Roast, relieving officer
Thomas Rush, bookseller, druggist
Mrs. Elizabeth Sewell
John Slater, excise officer
Thomas Unwin, cooper
Thomas Hutton Ward, veterinary surgeon
William webb, watch maker
Mary Wenden, boarding school
Mrs. Woodley
Thomas Wodley, earthenware dealer

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Ann Barnard
Sarah Barnard
John Barnard, Folly Mill
Robert Barnard
Samuel Barnard
Thomas Barnard, Yardleys
Thomas Brand, Goddards
William Bretton
Robert Buttle
Henry Cornell
Edward Dace
Arthur Davies, Broadfans
Mary Davies
Sarah Hockley
Robert Franklin, Park Farm
William Franklin
Thomas Franklin, Blunts
Frederick Giblin, Armingers
John Gilder, Hows Hall
Daniel Hockley, Copt Hall
James Holland
Samuel Mumford
James Lilley, Deaf House
James Norris
Robert Nevill
Elizabeth Peacock
James Reynolds
Peter Philips, Thaxted Lodge
Robert Saville, Buckinghams
John Scruby
William Smith
Thomas Stubbin
William Suckling
Benjamin Tyler
John Webb
Thomas Ward
John Wysby, cattle dealer

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

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