Waltham Abbey, Market Square 1921Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Waltham Abbey >> Whites Directory 1863
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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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Those marked: 1 High Beech
2 Holyfield Hamlet
3 Upshire Hamlet
Academies and Schools.
British School, Joseph Upton and Mrs Upton
Leverton's School, George Smith and Mrs Smith.
National Schools, James J. Lindeman and Misses Marsh and Bulbeck
1 James Allsup, High Bridge street
Jessopp and Siddall, High Bridge st
Joseph Frederick Jessopp (clerk to magistrates, and to Board of Health and Burial Board)
James William Frederick Siddall, registrar of County Court
Scottish Equitable, J. F. Jessopp
Inns and Taverns.
Angel, Joshua Paul, Sun street
Coot, William Stewart
Compasses, John Turner, and basket maker
Green Dragon, Daniel Read
3 Green Man, William Green
Greyhound, Edward Smith
Fox, Edward Carter, Sewardstone
Harp, William Skinner, Church street
King's Arms, William Roberts Clark
1 King's Oak, John Hawes
New Inn, Richard Tuckwell
Ordnance Arms, George Baker
Oak (empty), Sewardstone
4 Owl, Henry Lane, Leopard's hill
Bed Lion, George Kenzett
3 Rose and Crown (Old), Joseph Osborne
Sun, John Clayden, Sun street
Three Compasses, John Turner
Three Tuns, John Oarr, Market Place
Wake's Arms, William Dawkins, Upshire
White Horse, William Paveley, Sun Street
White Lion, Sarah Copperwheat
Bakers and Shopkeepers.
3 Daniel Clark
3 George Askew
4 Edward Carter
4 James Cole
3 George Glasscook
2 Robert Hampton
1 Jonas Hampton
3 Thomas Easier
3 James Jennings
4 Jemima Lane
3 William Palmer
2 William Pegrum
3 Philip Powell
3 John Reynolds
4 W.W. Turner
2 J.B. Walker
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