High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze c.1900.Image courtesy of the University of Californian Libraries on Flickr. NKCR
History of Walton-on-the-Naze >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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John Archer, miller, and corn and coal merchant
Elisha Barnden, upholsterer, house and insurance agent, etc.
William Barton chaise, donkey, etc. owner
William Riddelsdell Bloom, saddler
James Bloomfield, gardener
Charles William Bond, hair dresser, etc.
Peter Bruff, Esq., Burnt House Farm
Edward Burling, tailor
William Carter, bathing machine owner
Rev. Charles Carver, B.A. vicar
George Clamp, Shell Cottage
Mrs Sarah Clark, Morton place
Mr David Cole, 2 South Cliff Terrace
Robert Creswell, omnibus, etc. owner
John William Cross, Esq.
George Docre, attorney
William Daniels stationer, etc. Post Office
William Downes, green grocer
Thomas Duningham surgeon and druggist
William Fisher, waller and thatcher
Isaac Garrod, blacksmith
Joseph Gladwell, thatcher
Mrs Gray, 7 South Cliff terrace
Henry Heath, tide surveyor
Mrs Harriet Hewes
John King, carrier, etc.
Mr John Mc Kay, 4 South Cliff Terrace.
Manthorp and Son, surgeons; and Thorpe
Joseph Marshall, fishmonger
William Henry Neate, coast guard officer
Mrs Harriet Nelson, Terrace
Mr Henry Norton, 3 South Cliff Terrace
T.E. Osmond, surgeon; and Thorpe
Jonas Oxley, fruiterer, etc.
Jonas Oxley, jun., fishmonger
John Palmer, pier master
William Pearson, gas works manager
Adam Pinner, gardener
Thomas Martin Riddelsdell, ironmonger, blacksmith, and parish clerk
John Scarff, poulterer
John Scopes, bricklayer, etc.
Lucy Simey, bath proprietor
Mr William Stebbing, 6 South Cliff Terrace
John Turpin, plumber, painter, etc.
Mr Jonathan Webb
Mrs E. Simey
Thomas Wilmshurst, Esq., Saville House
Mr Carrington Wilson, Grove House
Mrs Eliza Woolston, fancy bazaar
Bath House, James Neale
Kent's Family Hotel, Mrs Hannah Mapes Kent, (baths, etc.)
Portobello Hotel and Clifton Hall, William Beachey Head, (steam packet agent, etc.)
Walton-on-the-Nazeprint published 1834
Mrs Ann Barton
Bathing Machine Owners.
Boot and Shoemakers.
B. Shearman, jun.
John Woodgate Hicks, Hall
Henry May, bailiff
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