History of West Bergholt

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History of West Bergholt >> 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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Henry Allston
Thomas Daniell, brewer, maltster and coal merchant
Walter Garling, baker, etc.
Jeremiah Groves, pork butcher
Bailey Pittock, brewer, grocer, wheelwright and smith
Samuel Ratcliffe, victualler, White Hart
Moss Rose, blacksmith
George Thomas Sargeant, schoolmaster
James Seaborn, wheelwright and smith
Rev. Frederick Sims, B. A., rector

Benjamin Cole
William Pitch
James Hemstead

James Atkinson
Samuel Mussett
John Seaman

Cattle Dealers.
Edward Barrow
Samuel Burton
Edward Seaborn
George Wright

Corn Millers.
John Argent
James Green
Elias Springett

John Thompson Argent
Thomas Beardwell
Daniel Bradbrook
Robert Bradbrook, Cook's Hall
Samuel Burton
Daniel Bradbrook
James Grant
James Green
Jacob Lambert, High Trees
Sophia Marchant and Mary Ann Marchant
John Norman
Isaac Page
Cutforth Sea Amory
Edward Thorington
John Ward, Hall
James West
George Wright

Joseph Cant
Robert Whitehead

Joseph Cant
James Howe
William Linsell
George Moss
Pittock Bailey
Seaborn Edward

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West Bergholt - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

West Bergholt - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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