History of Waltham Abbey

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History of Waltham Abbey >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

Part 2. Continues Part 1 >>.

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Those marked 1, are in High Beech; 2, Holyfield Hamlet; 3, Upshire Hamlet; 4, Sewardstone Hamlet; and the rest are in the town of Waltham Abbey.

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Thomas Chatteris
2 James Death

Thomas Adams
William Sibthorp
Thomas Sinkwell
William Wiggs

James Brown
Charles Carr
William Dugard
Francis Hilton
Andrew Nash
Charles Newland
John Paine
Richard Smith

James Franklin
John Gardener and William Gardner
Henry Phillips

Chemists and Druggists.
William Baker
James A. Marshall

China, Glass, etc., Dealers.
Mary Barwick
Joel Isaacs
Isaac James

Coal and Corn Merchants.
William Clark
4 John Hampton
Thomas Smith
William Webster
Charles Whipps

Coal Dealers
Mary Aylin
Thomas Meeson
Jonathan Woodbridge

Corn Millers.
Frederick Brown
James Carr
William Webster

Corn and Flour Dealers.
William John Bates
James Carr
John Clayden
George Crean
John Hanchet
William Hicks
Edward Jones
Richard Rudge
Thomas Smith
William Webster

3 Christopher Alderson
4 Henry Ashcomb
4 John Ashcomb
4 John Atkinson
3 William Bailey
4 Henry Banks
3 Stephen Barton
3 Richard Bates
2 Thomas Brett
3 James Buer
4 Charles Burrell
4 Frederick Bursill
2 Charles Chapman
2 John R. Chapman, Holyfield
Thomas Chapman, Abbey Farm
3 John Clark
Joseph Clark
2 Richard Dawson
3 James Doe
2 John Eaton
3 Deskford Gray
2 William Waterman Green
4 James Hampton
4 Jonas Hampton
3 Thomas Haines
3 Mary Hardinge
3 Joseph Hartwell, Woodridden Hill
3 John Hide
4 John Kendall, Leopard's Hill
2 David Littlechild, Bowtells
3 Benjamin Mills, Maynards
3 John Mills, Fearn Hall
4 Peter Mills
3 Thomas Mills
2 William Mills
3 James Morgan
2 George Palmer
3 Joseph Palmer
3 William Parrish
3 Thomas Passfield
2 William Pegrum
2 Thomas Perry
2 Benjamin Pryor
Thomas Rickett
4 John Risley
3 John Roberts
2 John Smith
4 John Sprugen
4 Maria Trapps
3 James Webb
4 Joseph Welch

David Carter
Thomas King, Abbey Gardens
Mrs. Maloney
4 James Perry
William Savill

Grocers, etc.
Mary Barwick
William John Bates
4 John Bride
1 William Burrell
William Dendy
Joel Isaacs
Isaac James
James Edward O'Brian
Thomas Reed
James Rickett
Samuel Thompson, Green Yard
John Wood
Elizabeth Wray

Ironmongers and Braziers.
John Marsh
William Richardson

Linen Drapers.
Christopher Andrews
J.E. Howell
Samuel Boyes Pugh
William Sedgwick

Thomas Chatteris Edward Jones

Milliners, etc.
Eliza Allsup
P. and J. Bigg
Catherine Champness
Sophia Speller

Perfumers and Hairdressers.
Thomas Dench
William Law

Plumbers., Painters, Glaziers, etc.
Sarah Goff
Thomas King
Richard Rudge

S. Crossingham
William Judd
Edward White

Thomas Boards
W.H. Champness
James Laurence
1 Joseph Meyers
2 Thomas Walker
Henry Bursey
John Brown
Arthur Priest

Thomas Dixon
Charles Gowler
George Mumford
John Phipps
James Speller
W.P. Warner

William Longden
J.B. Sargent
John Warden

James Cook
H. Copperwheat
James Pegrum

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