History of Witham
Newland Street, Witham, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Witham >> Pigot's Directory 1823
Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, he nearest census date for this 1823 directory is the 1841 census.
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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William Henry Pattison
Auctioneers and Surveyors.
James Beadell jun.
William Henry Lowe
Boot and Shoe Makers.
William Page jun.
Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers.
Carpenters and Joiners.
John Neave Norton
Former George Inn and Town Hall, Witham.
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General Dealers and Grocers.
Inns and Public Houses.
Angel, William Mayhew
Blue Posts, William Whale
Fleece, William Page
George, George Fenn
Red Lion, Elizabeth Blaxall
Spread Eagle, Robert Polley
Swan, Robert Page
White Hart, John Crump
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Witham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Witham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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