Newland Street, Witham, 1900Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Witham >> 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.
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Joseph Tiffen, leather seller
Thomas Marchant Tomkin, surgeon, (and private asylum)
William Bryckwood Tomkin, surgeon
Cornelius Walford, furniture broker etc.
Mrs Hannah Webb
William Wekford, brush and patten maker
Henry Lawshall White, corn merchant
William Wing gent
James Wright gent
Academies and Schools.
Marked * take boarders
* Thomas Morrell Blackie
British Schools, Enoch Bailey and Emma Hare
* Mrs. Cunnington and Misses Cunnington
* Mary Ann Hitchcock
*William Mann, Newland Street
National Schools, John Wells
Jane Waters and Elizabeth Holbrey
Workhouse Schools, William Stokes and Dorcas Collis
Mills, Bawtree and Co. Newland Street, William S. Knight, agent, Francis Speakman, actuary
Thomas Algar, jun., maltster
Thomas Beadel, Howbridge Hall
Mrs. Belcher, Latney Farm
Samuel Cowell, Ishams Farm
John Samuel Crump, Freedoms
James Dale, Chipping Hill
Joseph Poster, Blunt's Hall
James Huckle, Cock's Farm
Charles Hutley, Powers Hall
Thomas Hoffgaard Shoobridge
James Stubbing, (land agent), Moat Farm
Arthur Tuff, drill owner
Anthony Warricker, Rukestones
William Wood, Newland Street
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Inns and Taverns.
Albert Hotel (posting), Robert Salter, and coal dealer
Angel, Charles Porter
Carpenters' Arms, Charles Clarke
Crown, George Saville
George and Dragon, William Walford
George Inn, Henry Chappell, and millwright and appraiser
Globe, Thomas Bailey
King's Head, Robert Pack
Bed Lion, Hannah Ward
Spotted Dog, Edward Kentfield
Spread Eagle, Sarah Nunn
Swan, William Hodges
White Hart, Reuben Cottee
White Horse, Arthur Tuff, jun.
Woolpack, John Smitheman Lorkin
Henry James Garland
John Vandervord, and china dealer
Henry Rumsey, and coal dealer
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