History of Wivenhoe

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High Street, Wivenhoe, c.1955
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History of Wivenhoe >> 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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Daniel Barrell, wheelwright, etc.
Isaac Blyth, plumber, glazier, etc.
William Lancaster Brown, shopman
William Browne, ropemaker, etc.
Samuel Gatt, blacksmith
John Green Chamberlain, gent.
John Church, vestry clerk, etc.
William Church, bricklayer, etc.
Ann Cole, druggist, etc.
Sir Claude William Champion De Crespigny, bart., Wivenhoe Hall
David Durrell, sailmaker
John Elsworthy, mast, block, and pump maker
Henry Joseph Firman, gent.
Henry Benjamin Firman, druggist, etc.
Joseph Francis, corn miller
Rev. George Oliver Frost (Indpt.)
Nathaniel Harvey, coal and oyster merchant
Thomas Harvey and Sons, ship and yacht builders, ship owners, etc.
Thomas Harvey, jnr.; h Ipswich
John Harvey ; h Wivenhoe
Havens and Squire, surgeons
Philip Havens, surgeon
William Hindwood, carpenter
James Husk, boat builder, etc.
William Jolliffe, gardener
William Jones, ferryman
William Madder, sail maker
Robert Pratt, coal merchant, etc.
Miss Sarah Pratt, postmistress
Frederick John Price, ship chandler
George Miles Rayner, master mariner-
John Gordon Rebow, Esq., and Lady Georgiana, Wivenhoe Park
Joseph Sadler, shipwright
Edward Sandford, greengrocer
Samuel Nathaniel Squire, surgeon ( Havens and Squire)
John Summers, blacksmith
Rev. Edward Thomas Waters, M.A., Rectory
Solomon Went, brick and tile maker
Rev. Edward Wilkinson, B.A., curate
Joseph Wilkins, National Schoolmaster
Robert Willis and William Willis, master Mariners

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Station Hotel, Wivenhoe.
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Inns and Taverns.
Anchor, Charles Heath, and oyster merchant
Black Boy, William Goodwin
Falcon, Nathaniel Rogers Ham
Greyhound, Berkely Sainty _
Horse and Groom, David Grimes
Rose and Crown, James Gardner
Ship Launch, George Chamberlain
Union Flag, Sarah Wenden

William Frames
Edward Ham
Thomas Howard

Boot and Shoemakers.
Isaac Bash
G. Chamberlain

Thomas Carrington
William Ridgley
James Smith

William Abraham Abbott
Daniel Barrell
John Eade

Edward Bacon
Maria Dowsett
Arthur Sainty
Rebecca Wade

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Rose and Crown PH, Wivenhoe.
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Daniel Carver
Edgar Cooper, Lodge
Thomas Harvey
William Hines
Henry Vincent
John Went, Cross

Grocers, etc.
William Abraham Abbott
James Alfred Appleby
Henry Benjamin Firman
Ellen Jones
James Moore
John Moore
John Policy

George Harvey
Stephen Harvey
John Howard

Ship and Smack Owners.
Isaac Blyth
J.G. Chamberlain
William Cole
Robert Crosby
William Emery Denton
David Durrell
Thomas Goodwin
William Goodwin
James Ham and Richard Ham
Nathaniel Harvey
Charles Heath
William Madder
William Murrell
James Penny
John Pratt
Frank Price
Frederick Price
John Scott
William Taylor

Thomas Nice
William Fredrick Stewardson, barber

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

Wivenhoe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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