History of Witham

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History of Witham >> 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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Boot and Shoemakers.
James Abbott
Joseph Brand
James Cranmer
Alfred Dunsdon
Charles Fish
C. Hammond
James Lambert and Son (David)
James Mayhew
Alfred Sayer
William Simpson
William Tylor
Mrs Turner

Robert Cooke
James William Page
John Worricker

Edmund Barwell
Henry Barwell
Robert Brown
George Chaplin
William Rust
John Saville

Cabinet Makers.
Christopher Aylett
John Coote
John Cottee

Henry Ashby
James Burgess
Robert Cooke
James Holmes
Joseph John Miller
Samuel Mortimer and Edward Mortimer
James Ramsey
Abraham Willsher

Henry Sayer
Robert Sayer

Corn Millers.
William Chopping
T.H. Shoobridge
B. and B.W. Dixon, Blue Mills

Corn Merchants.
Thomas Smith
Henry White

Arthur Deacon
Robert Green

James Chapman
Joseph Perry
Ophelia Rule

John Brand
William Butler
George Hamblin
Thomas Hicks
Robert King
Edward Mortimer
Elizabeth Simpson
Edward Charles Smith

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Hairdressers. etc.
William Cottis
Cornelius George Rowe

Ironmongers, Tinners, etc.
John Gardner
Carrington Wilson

Linen Drapers.
William Butler
George Hamblin
James Hamilton
Robert King
Edward Charles Smith

Mrs Beard
Sarah Cowell
Ann Cowlin
L. Garrett
S. Robinson and H. Robinson
Ruth Root
Eliza Sadler
Mrs Thome
Sarah Wilsher

Plumbers, Painters and Glaziers.
Jethro Algar
James Brenes
Mrs Rosa Elmy
Edward Kentfield

Saddlers, etc.
William Garrett
John Rust
Samuel Thorne

George Beckwith
Joseph Blythes
Jane Claydon
Robert Cooper
George Joslin

Stay Makers.
Jane Boreham
Mrs Hughes
Mrs Mary Rust

William Butler
Robert Ellis
Gardner and Groves
Henry Garrett, and china, etc. dealer
James Hart

Watchmakers, etc.
Allen Collyer
Josiah Cornelius Thome

Wheelwrights, etc.
Beard William, and coach builder
Henry Chappell
William Henry

Wine and Spirit Merchants.
Charles Green
Robert Smith, and brewer

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