History of Thaxted

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History of Thaxted >> Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - 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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Academies.
John Fry, and vestry clerk
Miss Wenden
Miss Willis

Auctioneers.
Robert Franklin

Bakers, etc.
Thomas Day
Nthaneil Stone
Elizabeth Tarrant

Booksellers.
Mrs Frye

Boot and Shoemakers.
John Dodd
John Everett
Thomas Everett
George Freeman
John Ridgwell

Bricklayers.
John Grant
Thomas Wrighte

Butchers.
William Barnard
Abrahm Fitch
Joseph Wenden and John Wenden

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Grocers and Tea Dealers.
James Alders
Mary Bowtell
James Gurson
Anne Mizen
William Wigham

Inns.
Sun, John Bond
Swan, John Webb

Millers.
Abrahm Barnard
James Guyver
John Harvey
Samuel Smith
John Webb jun.

Millwrights
George Cooper
John Ramsden

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

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Thaxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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