History of Tillingham

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Tillingham, c.1955
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History of Tillingham >> 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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John Aylett, wheelwright
John Carter, schoolmaster
John Claydon, bricklayer
Charles Collins, carpenter
Mr. Thomas Collins
Clark Cooper, tailor
George Downes, machine owner
Joseph Dowsett, bricklayer
George Felton, plumber, painter, etc.
James Gates, policeman
William Hazelton, hairdresser
Isaac Hughes, carpenter, etc.
Elizabeth Osborn, druggist, Post Office
John Osborn, schoolmaster and parish clerk
John W. Osborn, plumber, painter, etc.
Sarah Powl, saddler, etc.
Rev. George Vigne B.A., Vicarage
John Wash, machine owner
Rev. George Wesley (Baptist)
George Maber Whimper, surgeon and registrar
John Wright, pig jobber and carrier

Inns and Taverns.
George Vinson, Cap and Feathers
Lydia Pearson, Cock
Charles Collins, Swan

William Attenborough, How
Thomas Babbs, Sansom's Farm
James Cracknell
Robert Babbs
Andrew Chillingworth, Blackbirds
William Dines, East Hyde
James Hedgeley, Dotts and Melons
James Jackson, Leggatts
John Laver, (bailiff,) Grange
William Payne, Tillingham Hall
Samuel Poynter, jun., High House
William Radley, West Hyde
John Stowers, Bridgmans
John Turner, Hill Farm
John Laver Willes, Marsh House
Robert Henry Willes, Reddings Farm
Hannah Willsmer
Isaac Wilson

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James Pond
William Osborn
Charles Willsmer

James Baxter
Joseph Copsey

Samuel Allen
Richard Maskell
B. G. Peacock

William Creasey
Stephen Hart
David Saward

Ann Cockett
Elizabeth Turner

John Haws
Robert Potter
John Spooner
George Tyler

Straw Hat Makers.
Elizabeth Dines
Mary Hardy
Elizabeth Hughes

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

Tillingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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