History of Waltham Abbey

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History of Waltham Abbey >> Whites 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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Those marked: 1 High Beech
2 Holyfield Hamlet
3 Upshire Hamlet
4 Stewardstone

William Cooke
J. Copperwheat
1 John Greatorex
4 Philip Powell

Boot and Shoemakers.
Samuel Austin
William Back
Benjamin Beckwith
James Colverd
Thomas Godfrey
Charles Hunt
Charles Hunt, jun.
Mary Hunwick
James Larman
James Miller
Peter Pond
Henry Reynolds
Jesse Upton, and registrar
2 J.B. Walker

William Clark
Charles Lee
Edward Parker

Thomas Adams
Charles William Wiggs

Sarah Carr
Henry Gocher
J.C. Goodchild
Mary Green
John Hayes
Henry Lawrence
Charles Newland
John Rowley
4 Frederick Salmon

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Carpenters and Builders.
John Bentley
Charles Cashbert
Henry Chater
James Franklin
William Gardener

China, Glass, and Dealers
Isaac James
Edmund Littler
Thomas Trapp

Coal and Corn Merchants.
Carr and Skerman
Joseph Clark
William Clark R.
4 John Hampton
G. Webster and W.

Corn Millers.
F. Brown and E.
Carr and Skerman
James Carr

3 Christopher Alderson
4 John Ashcomb
4 William Ashcomb
4 Henry Banks
4 John Barber
3 Edward Bee
2 William Bott
2 Thomas Brett Jno, and John Thomas Brett
2 Charles Chapman
2 Thomas Chapman
T. Chapman jun.
2 Hannah Clayden
4 George Cole
George Coxshall
3 George Doe
2 Mary Green
4 James Hampton
4Jonas Hampton
3 John Hide
3 Josiah Hobson
4 Robert Izard
2 David Littlechild
3 George Mason
4 Peter Mills
2 William Mills
3 Robert Baker Mugglestone
William Oram
3 Joseph Palmer
3 William Parrish
2 Thomas Pegram
2 William Pegrum
2 Thomas Perry
2 Benjamin Pryor
George Symondson
3 William Stout
2 Elizabeth Walker
3 James Webb
Charles Webster
4 Joseph Welch

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Waltham Abbey - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Waltham Abbey - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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