History of Walton-on-the-Naze

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High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze c.1900.
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History of Walton-on-the-Naze >> 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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John Archer, miller, and corn and coal merchant
Thomas Atkinson, bricklayer
Elisha Barnden, builder, music seller, and house agent
A.E. Bird, Morton Place
Edward Burling, tailor and draper
William Carter, baker
Rev. William Carver, curate
George Clamp, Shell Cottage
Eliza Clark, schoolmistress
Sarah Clark, Morton Place
Samuel Clark, beer seller
Robert Cresswell, licensed to let horses, gigs, etc.
John William Cross, Crescent
William Daniels, sexton and postmaster
Joseph Harvey Farrand, Terrace
Mrs Susan Gardener, Morton Place
Isaac Garrod, blacksmith
Misses Gilson, bazaar and library
Robert Harvey, plumber, painter, etc.
Thomas Howell, surgeon, Morton Place
Benjamin Hubbard, butcher
Ambrose Lowe, butcher
William Mann, carpenter
Osmond and Sons, surgeons
William Pitcher, schoolmaster
Thomas Martin Riddelsdell, blacksmith and parish clerk
John Seggers, house agents
Elizabeth Simey, straw hat maker
George Simey, carpenter, boat owner and bath keeper, Crescent
Samuel Simey
Samuel Ward, hairdresser, etc.
Mrs Sarah Warner, Swiss Cottage
Jonathan Webb, coast guard officer
Rev. Henry White, (Independent Minister)
Francis Wilson, (tap keeper) Kent's Hotel
James Woolston, bazaar and billiard room, Crescent

print published 1834

John Palmer, Bath Hotel
Mrs Hannah Kent, Kent's Family Hotel
Robert Barnard Hubbard (Portobello Hotel)

Boot and Shoe Manufacturers.
Jesse Candler
William Cook
Benjamin Sherman

John Woodgate Hicks, Hall
Robert Hubbard
William Hubbard
George Lowe, Hill House
Samuel Wilson, Ashes

Grocers etc.
Elizabeth Barton
Maria Dumerton
Samuel Palmer

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Walton on the Naze - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Walton on the Naze - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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