History of Wethersfield

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History of Wethersfield >> 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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Rev. John Henry Cadoux (Independent)
Richard Chaplin, straw and tuscan plat maker
James Cook, higgler
James Cornell, basket maker
Charles Crawley, relieving officer and registrar
John Freestone, steward, Brook Farm
Thomas Hasler, tailor and draper
Thomas Hutton, veterinary surgeon
John Jones, gentleman
Frederick Kiddy, watch and clock maker
Mr. Charles Livermore, Grey's
Rev. Charles Alfred L'Oste
James Metson, jobber
Susan Mountford, straw plat school
Richard Peachey, tinner and brazier
Mr. Andrew Phillips
Thomas Raven, common brewer
John Rogers, cutler, jeweller, and stationer
Edmund Salmon, gentleman
William Sandle, Esq., Wethersfield Place
Frederick Smee, parish clerk
Richard Spurge, hair dresser
Thomas Trollope, surgeon, Wethersfield Hall
William Unwin, cooper
Thomas White, Esq., Wethersfield Manor House

Isaac Adams, Spicer's
Hannah Brighten, Grey's Farm
Robert William Brand, Pouches
John Burder, Great Codham Hall
Sarah Burder, Little Codham Hall
James Carter, Saffron Farm
Joseph Cornell, Summer's Hall
Charles Davey
Samuel Dace
Christopher Davey, Dan Vales
Joseph Fitch, Codham Mill
Samuel Fitch, Pattens
John French, Glebe Farm
Samuel Hardy, School Green
William Hitching, Hooks
Thomas Legerton, Hoggs Hall
Henry Quye Ling, Elms
Henry Metson, Wright's
John Mott, Codham Little Park
Thomas Mott, Wavers
William Owers, Wright's
William Parmenter and Samuel Parmenter, Woolmers
Joseph Rayner, Wright's
Louisa Steward, Baker's

Inns and Taverns.
Thomas Smee, Bull
James Dale, Cock
William Shead, Dog
Martha Jones, Red Lion

Henry Bowtle
Matthew Ewin
Richard Hitching
Frederick Smee
James Smith

Beer Houses.
John Barnard
Mary Choate
John Coote
David Cornell
Thomas Raven
James Smith

James Dale
James Shead
Joseph Suckling

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Reuben Bacon
William Betts
David Johnson
John Moore
George Mountford
William Mountford
Thomas Smee
William Westwood

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John Bowtle
Thomas Carder and Joseph Carder

William Cook
James Perry
Christopher Davey

Martin Coote
Rebecca White

Gardeners and Seed Growers.
John Cardell
James Carter
John Carter
John Newman
Joseph Tanner

Grocers and Drapers.
Elizabeth Firmin
John Shuttleworth

Thomas Raven
William Shead

Charles Davey
Joseph Fitch
John Mansfield

Emily Freestone
Ann Livermore
Martha White

Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers.
Frederick Noon
Edwin Potter

John Cummings
Thomas Goldstone

Joseph Stripp
Sarah Harrington
Emma White

John Barnard
Richard Hutt
James Smith

Straw Hat Makers.
Ann Boyton
Caroline Butcher
Ann Westwood

Samuel Gunn
George Skingley and Robert Skingley

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Wethersfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Wethersfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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