History of West Tilbury

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History of West Tilbury >> 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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Francis Asplin, farmer
Peter Asplin, farmer
William Atkinson, Tilbury station master
George Betts, farmer, Blue House
James Eve, beerhouse and shopkeeper
James Fuller, clerk at station
Rev. James Hargreaves, Rectory
William Harris, baker, etc.
William Hart, grocer and draper
William Hawkes, schoolmaster
Mr Charles Impey, Cottage
John Hamblen Irwin, Low Street, station master
Major-General Kelly, fort major
Richard Knight, farmer; h Dunton
Captain Marr, fort barrack master
Joshua Merchant, parish clerk
Joseph Parmenter Sandle, farmer
Golden Spearman, victualler, Canteen
John Such, blacksmith
John Tomlin, victualler, King's Head
David Travis, carpenter and builder
Edward Travis, wheelwright and builder
William Wright, boot and shoe maker

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

West Tilbury - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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