History of Tollesbury

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History of Tollesbury >> 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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Edward Adams
Rev. Thomas Carter (Independent)
James Clarke, drill owner
Benjamin Cook, assistant overseer
Rev. John Collins M.A., curate
Robert Dodd, decoyman
Joseph Emery, gardener
Eliza Frost, victualler, Plough and Sail
Rev. Robert Ibbotson Henshaw M.A., vicar
Samuel Howe, saddler
William Hume, victualler, Plough, Oakley Hill
Sarah Lewis, schoolmistress
Thomas Neville, blacksmith
Rosetta Payne, victualler, King's Head
William Payne, butcher
C. Reardon, straw hat maker
Abraham Rice, parish clerk
Joseph Weaver, tailor and carrier
William Wyatt, bricklayer

Thomas Beckwith, The Wick
John Bourne, Mill Farm
John Lay Bygrave, Lodge
Joseph Dennis, Oakley Green
Robert Emson, Osbournes
W.H. Fairhead, Hall and Little Totham
Joseph Foster, Old Hall and Witham
Jeffrey Gardiner, Rolls and Prentices
John Gardiner, Rolls and Prentices
Pearson Golding, Bouchier's Lodge
Joseph Hume, Heath
John Joseph Mechi, Tiptree Hall
Joseph Page (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
John Readhouse, Profitts
George Root, Bouchier's Hall
Joseph Saddler, Heath
Simon Sampson
Robert Seabrook (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
Richard Seabrook (and Tolleshunt D'Arcy)
William Sharp
George Sharp
Richard Solly, Bohun's Hall
John Walker (and Tolleshunt Major)
John Wass, Tiptree Heath
James Wilkin, Gorwell Hall

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William Anthony
William Harvey

Beer Houses.
Samuel Chapman
William Went

Coal Dealers.
Joseph Bocking
Stephen Overall

Corn Millers.
John Posford
Simon Sampson
Thomas Turnage

Benjamin Bright, Heath
William Davis
John Gulson
Charles Harrison

John Banyard
Sarah Bowles
Jemima Crampin, Heath
George Howe, druggist
William Walford

William Beckwith
Zachariah Lewis

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

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