History of Witham

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History of Witham >> Pigot's Directory 1823

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1823 - 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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Maltsters.
James Catchpole
William Grimwood

Millers.
Robert Bretneil
Hoffgard Shoobridge

Milliners and Dressmakers.
Elizabeth Claydon
Sarah Harwood
Elizabeth Smith

Perfumers.
William Cottis
Mary Gostling

Plumbers, Painters and Glaziers.
Benjamin Ehay
James Lewis
James Livermore

Saddlers and Harness Makers.
John Wade
Isaac Warwicker

Smiths.
Charles Chappell
Samuel Ives

Spirit Merchants
William Nash
Joseph Sims

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Houses in Newland Street, Witham.
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Surgeons.
Henry Dixon
Ugh Mackay
Thomas Tomkin

Tailors.
Charles Osborne
J. Pole
John Rain
Thomas Tiffen

Watch and Clockmakers.
William Allaston
Richard Wright

Misc.
Mary Alsop, confectioner and toy dealer
James Beadell, builder
William Blackhorn, corn dealer
James Lewis, glass and china dealer
Thomas Matthews, leather breeches maker
John Quinney, basket maker
Benjamin Rule, nurseryman and seedsman
M. Saunders, ironmonger
James Thomason, brush maker

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Witham
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Witham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Witham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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