History of Wethersfield

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History of Wethersfield >> White's 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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Marked 2 are at Blackmore-End, and 3, at Beazeley-End.

Alfred Baker, relieving officer and registrar
John Birtles, carpenter, etc.
Mrs Byford
Mrs Hardy
Rev. John Henry Cadonx, (Independent)
2 Thomas Carder and Joseph Carder, bricklayers
Richard Chaplin, straw plat dealer
2 George Cook, cattle, etc., dealer
James Cornell, basket maker
John Day, policeman
John Freestone, bailiff, Rook Farm
Thomas Goldstone, saddler and ropemaker
Thomas Hasler, tailor and draper
Thomas Hutton, veterinary surgeon
Thomas Knight, excise officer
Rev. William Marsh, M.A., vicar, Wethersfield Place
Rev. Nigel Neville, curate
Edwin Potter, painter, plumber, etc.
Thomas Raven, brewer and maltster
Rev. John Roy, B.A., curate and lecturer, Vicarage
Henry Rust, surgeon, Hall
Mr James Salmon
Frederick Smee, parish clerk and shopkeeper
Thomas White, Esq., Manor House
William Wood and Mrs, National Schools

Inns and Taverns.
2 Bull, Jeremiah Player
3 Gock, Mrs Ann Hitching
Dog, William Shead, (and miller)
Red Lion, William Cro

Isaac Adams, Spicer's
2 Robert Brand, Little Codham Sail
John Burder, Great Codham Hall
James Carter, Saffron Farm
Joseph Cornell, Summer's Hall
Christopher Davey, Danvales
Alfred Fitch, Fattens
Joseph Fitch, Codham Mill
Thomas Hall, The Elms
Richard Hitching, Wavers
Thomas Legerton, Hogg's Sail
Charles Benjamin Livermore Greys, etc.
Henry Metson, Pannell's
Thomas Metson, School Green
2 James Metson, (dealer), Blackmore
Mrs Elizabeth Codham Mott, Little Paris
3 William Samuel Parmenter, Woolmers
Abraham Quilter, Beazeley End
Thomas Raven, Russell's
Thomas Smee, Glebe Farm
Walter Whitlock, Baker's
2 William Shaw Wright, Pouches, etc.

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Bakers, etc.
Henry Bowtle
William Squires
2 James Smith
William Watts

2 Joseph Choat
3 Hannah Cockerton
Edwin Martin
James Stanes

John Ashby
3 James Bale
James Gunn
3 Suckling Thomas

Boot and Shoemakers.
2 Reuben Bacon
Joseph Boyton
3 David Johnson
William Mountford
Henry Robertson
2 John Smee
William Westwood

Joseph Davey
Frederick Augustus King

Corn Millers.
Joseph Fitch
2 Edward Mansfield
William Shead

James Carter
Joseph Tanner

Grocers and Drapers.
Henry Baker
Elizabeth Firmin
2 James Smith

3 Hannah Cockerton
Mary Eley
Frederick Smee
James Stanes

Straw Hat Makers.
Ann Boyton
Caroline Butcher
Ann Westwood

2 Samuel Gunn
Charles Metson

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

Wethersfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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