History of Tillingham

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History of Tillingham >> 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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Henry Argent, blacksmith
Thomas Aylett, wheelwright
Robert Baxter blacksmith and wheelwright
Henry Brooke and Mrs., National Schools
Henry Brooke, M.O.P. and Music Doctor, organist, etc.
William Coote, marine store dealer
Henry Dawkins, policeman
John Downes, machine owner
Joseph Dowsett, bricklayer
Edward Drew, bricklayer
Rev. Charles Sweet Escott, B.A., vicar
Frederick Gange, M.D., and surgeon
William Harris, bricklayer and builder
James Hicks, rat catcher, etc.
Henry Hubbard, marine store dealer
Siric Hughes, carpenter
Ainger Nicholls, rat catcher
Miss Clarissa Osborne, Post Office
John Osborne, parish clerk
John William Osborne, plumber, ande.
Mrs Mary Payne, schoolmistress
Miss Hannah Playle, milliner
William Pond, carrier
Sarah Powell and Isaac Powell, saddlers
William Raven, machine owner
James Rodda, carpenter, plumber, etc.
William Spurgin, farm bailiff
Joseph Thompson, clothier, etc.
Rev. George Wesley (Baptist)

Inns and Taverns.
Cap and Feather, John Harrison, turner
Cock, Lydia Pearson
Swan, Charles Collins, carpenter

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William Attenborough; h Dengie
Charles Coppin
B. Abraham
James Cracknell, Marsh House
James Cracknell, jun., West Hyde
Henry George Crabbe, Hall
William Dines
Thomas Aliker
John Hailes, jun., Sampsons
James Jackson
Charles Page
Mrs. Mary Jackson, Mark's Farm
Orwell Peacock, Blackbirds
Samuel Poynter, High House
John Stowers, Bridgmans
John Turner, Hill Farm
John Laver Willes and Robert Reddings

Thomas Peacock
Thomas Lay
James Pond
Thomas Wildish

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Joseph English
Robert Potter

Richard Maskell
John Wright

Grocers, etc.
Samuel Chapman
Charles Chenery
Clark Cooper, and tailor, etc.
Mrs D. Creasey
Stephen Hart, and draper
William Raven
John Sexton

Straw Hat Makers.
Elizabeth Dines
Mary Skingley

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

Tillingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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