History of Theydon Garnon
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History of Theydon Garnon >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census.
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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Charles Bailey, Esq., Coopersale House
George Burdin, blacksmith
Samuel Champness, carpenter, etc.
Charles Chandler Edgerton, Esq., Kendall Lodge
Rev. Richard Fort, M.A., incumbent of Coopersale
Rev. Sir Cavendish Hervey Foster, bart., M.A., Rectory
Mrs Susan Hampton, victualler, Merry Fiddlers
Mrs A.A. Houblon, Coopersale House
Hon. and Rev. William Herbert Hobart, curate
William Coxhead Marsh, Esq., Park Hall
James Mockford and Mrs Mockford, master and matron, Union Workhouse
Charles Munn, beerhouse
Charles Osborne, shopkeeper
George Palmer, boarding school
Mr J.H. Smee
Rebecca Jane Smith, schoolmistress
Henry Stevens, butcher and beerhouse
John Styles, brick and tile maker
Henry Turner, shoemaker
John Clarmont Whiteman, Esq., The Grove
William Wilding, potter, and Mrs Wilding, schoolmistress, Workhouse
John William Windus, solicitor
Thomas Mills, Garnish Hall
Charles Bridge Williams
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Theydon Garnon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Theydon Garnon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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