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Waggon Inn, Wix.
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History of Wix >> 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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Mr Bawtree Howard Smith
David Burgess, beerhouse
Mrs Frances Cox, Red House
William Creasy, whitesmith
James Cutting, brickmaker; h Mistley,
Samuel Ellis, blacksmith
William Everson, bricklayer-
Benjamin Gladwell, victualler, White Hart
Henry Robert Kerridge, cattle dealer
John Kindred, com miller
George Low, butcher
Frederick Mills, blacksmith, Post Office
William Paskell, wheelwright and joiner
Joseph Rudland, shoemaker
Mr John Southgate
Mrs Cox
James Taylor, veterinary surgeon and victualler, Waggon Inn
Henry Thompson, parish clerk
John Winterflood, pot, etc. dealer
Rev. George Wilkins, incumbent, and union chaplain

Boot Shoemakers.
John Hurren
Daniel King
John Lawrence
William May

Robert Barter
John Boggis
John Burrows
Maurice Constable
Mrs Eagle
Nathaniel Cutting, dairy farm
Edward Clay Eagle
Thomas Morris
Miss Elizabeth Simson, Pond Hall
Joseph Sorrell
Nathaniel Sorrell
S Stock, bailiff

Grocers, etc..
John Lawrence
James Rainbird
George Webb

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

Wix - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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