History of Tillingham

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History of Tillingham >> Pigot's Directory 1839

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - list of inhabitants.

If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1839 directory is the 1841 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:


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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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Gentry and Clergy
Rev. James Tillingham Baird
Rev. George Vigne

Benjamin Lawrence
James Nichols
William Simpson Osborne

Charles Collins
Michael Collins
William Collins

Grocers and Tea Dealers
Stephen Hart, and linen draper
James Palmer, and linen draper
James Stracy
Isaac Wilson, and linen draper

Public Houses
Robert Willsmer, Cap and Feathers PH

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Lydia Pearson, Cock PH

James Baxter, blacksmith
John Hawes, boot and shoe maker
Richard Maskell, butcher
Gaskell Peacock, butcher
John Osborne, chemist and druggist
A M Cockett, milliner and dress maker
William Felton, painter, plumber and glazier
Thomas Powl, saddler
Rhoda Harvey, shopkeepers and dealer
Mary Ann Wright, shopkeeper and dealer
Elizabeth Hews, straw hat maker
John Revett, tailor
Sarah Revett, tailor
John Aylett, wheelwright
John Last, wheelwright
John jun. Osborne, deputy registrar of births and deaths

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

Tillingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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