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Pigot's Directory (1841) - Employment in Towcester (by jo b)

Pigot's Directory

 Employment in 1841 (by job)
Smith, MaryAcademy (boarding & day)Park Lane
Linnett, James Academy (gentlemen's boarding and day)High Street
Cook, John MalsburyAttorneyHigh Street
Elliot ,Wm GilbertAttorneyWoodbine Cottage
Lovell,JohnAttorneyHigh Street
Sheppard, John Horton Attorney (& clerk to the magistrates)High Street
Martin, JohnAuctioneerHigh Street
Hughes, ThomasAuctioneer (& furniture broker)High Street
Bull RichardBaker and flour dealerGreen's Norton
Foster JohnBaker and flour dealerGreen's Norton
Frost WilliamBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
Gibbs RichardBaker and flour dealerPark Lane
Graves JosephBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
Grisbrook ThomasBaker and flour dealerGreen's Norton
Hindes John StephensBaker and flour dealerAbthorpe
Howes John,Baker and flour dealerGreen's Norton
Kirby MarthaBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
Poole WilliamBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
sharp, SamuelBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
Stone JohnBaker and flour dealerHigh Street
Summers JohnBaker and flour dealerSlapton
Simco JosiahBaker and flour dealer (& confectioner)High Street
Percival, John & SamuelBankers (draw on Joseph Denisons & Co, London)High Street
Hutchings WilliamBasket makerHigh Street
Webb WilliamBasket makerHigh Street
David RichardBlacksmithHigh Street
Davin WilliamBlacksmithHigh Street
Jeffery JohnBlacksmithHigh Street
Jeffery WilliamBlacksmithPark Lane
Kendal JohnBlacksmithAbthorpe
King WilliamBlacksmithPark Lane
Linnell WilliamBlacksmithAbthorpe
Matthews CharlesBlacksmithAbthorpe
Sheppard SamuelBlacksmithHigh Street
Stevens WilliamBlacksmithGreen's Norton
Pratt JohnBlacksmith (farrier)Green's Norton
Inns, SamuelBooksellers, Stationers and printersHigh Street
Hurfurt, James BrooksBooksellers, Stationers and printers High Street
Sharp, SamuelBooksellers, Stationers and printers (and bookbinder and engraver)High Street
Adams MatthewBoot and shoe makerPark Lane
Gardner EdwardBoot and shoe makerGreen's Norton
Hambidge ThomasBoot and shoe makerHigh Street
Hutton, WilliamBoot and shoe makerHigh Street
Johnson, WilliamBoot and shoe makerHigh Street
Powell, DanielBoot and shoe makerParadise row
Sewell, ThomasBoot and shoe makerAbthorpe
Smith,GeorgeBoot and shoe makerPark Lane
Cryer, Thomas,Boot and shoe maker Park Lane
Bent, ThomasBoot and shoe maker (&leather seller) High Street
Brown, JobBoot and shoe maker (&leather seller) High Street
Foster, Thomas,Boot and shoe maker Green's Norton 
Carvell, WilliamBrazier and tinmanHigh Street
Webb, JohnBrazier and tinmanHigh Street
Sheppard, RichardBrick makerBurcote Lane
Frost, ThomasButcherHigh Street
Hambidge, JohnButcherHigh Street
Hindes, George HensonButcherAbthorpe
Key, BennettButcherHigh Street
Key, JohnButcherHigh Street
Lee, JamesButcherGreen's Norton
Martin, John jun.ButcherHigh Street
Phillips, CharlesButcherHigh Street
Powell GeorgeButcherHigh Street
Powell, WilliamButcherHigh Street
Sheppard, JohnButcherPark Lane
Taylor, DavidButcherHigh Street
Timms, BenjaminButcherAbthorpe
Wood, SamuelButcherHigh Street
Chambers, ThomasButcher High Street
Blaxley, WilliamCabinet maker and upholstererHigh Street
Jeffs, JohnCabinet maker and upholstererHigh Street
Lovell, ThomasCabinet maker and upholstererPark Lane
Ansell, EdwardCarpenter and joinerHigh Street
Ansell, WilliamCarpenter and joinerHigh Street
Blaxley, JohnCarpenter and joinerHigh Street
Howes, RichardCarpenter and joinerPark Lane
Hughes, ThomasCarpenter and joinerHigh Street
Jeffs, JohnCarpenter and joinerHigh Street
Lee, JohnCarpenter and joinerGreen's End
Lee, WilliamCarpenter and joinerGreen's Norton
Lovell, ThomasCarpenter and joinerPark Lane
Lee, William junCarpenter and joiner.Green's Norton
Jeffs, ThomasCarver and gilderHigh Street
Blaxley, JohnChina &c dealerHigh Street
Blencowe, TimothyChymists and druggistHigh Street
Gardner, WilliamChymists and druggistHigh Street
Watkins, RebeccaChymists and druggistHigh Street
Travel, WilliamClog and pattern makerHigh Street
Cross, JamesCooperPark Lane
Phillips, JosephCooperHigh Street
Willis, EdwardCooperHigh Street
Sharp, WilliamCurrier, leather cutter and grindery dealerHigh Street
Cooke, John MalsburyFire &c office agent, CLERICAL AND MEDICAL (life)High Street
Blaxley, WilliamFire &c office agent, COUNTYHigh Street
Franklin, JohnFire &c office agent, GLOBEHigh Street
Webb, JohnFire &c office agent, ROYAL EXCHANGEHigh Street
Perkins, SamuelFire &c office agent, SUNHigh Street
West, JohnFire &c office agent, SUNHigh Street
Basford, JohnGardenerHigh Street
Gardener, EdwardGardenerRose Hill
Webb, JohnGas works secretaryHigh Street
Shackleton, JosephGlover &cHigh Street
Chissum, JohnGrocer & tea dealerGreen's Norton
Kingston, RichardGrocer & tea dealerHigh Street
Kirby, MarthaGrocer & tea dealerHigh Street
Woodlin, RobertGrocer & tea dealerHigh Street
Willsher, JosephGrocer & tea dealer (also tallow chandlers, hop and seed merchant and stamp distributor)High Street
Franklin, JohnGrocer & tea dealer (also tallow chandlers)High Street
Smith, JohnGrocer & tea dealer (also tallow chandlers)High Street
Ager, CharlesHair dresserHigh Street
Inns, AnnInn [keeper] Pomfret ArmsHigh Street
Heady, GeorgeInn [keeper] Talbot (commercial)High Street
Higgins, Jos,Inn [keeper] White Horse (posting)High Street
Brown, RichardIronmongersHigh Street
Hughes, ThomasIronmongersHigh Street
Inns, SamuelIronmongersHigh Street
Prestidge, WalterIronmongersHigh Street
Webb, JohnIronmongersHigh Street
Chissum, JohnLinen and wool draperGreen's Norton
Jenkinson, WilliamLinen and wool draperHigh Street
Pittam, WilliamLinen and wool draperHigh Street
Vernon, ThomasLinen and wool draperHigh Street
West, JohnLinen and wool draperHigh Street
Mason, John ShrivesLinen and wool draper(and hosier, haberdasher, and millinery and straw hat warehouse)High Street
Gardner, JohnMaltsterHigh Street
Phipps, Richard & ThomasMaltsterHigh Street
Gurney, John & SonMaltster (and corn factor)High Street
Brown, BenjaminMaltster (and hop and seed merchant)High Street
White, Thomas ClementMaster, Free Grammar School (& gentlemen's boarding & day)High Street
Sheppard, WilliamMaster, Free SchoolAbthorpe
Hurfurt, James BrooksMaster, Parochial schoolVestry
Suttle, James ArnoldMaster, Union Poor HousePark Lane
Atkins, JabezMealmanHigh Street
Chapman, WilliamMillerKingstone
Grisbrook, ThomasMillerGreen's Norton
Sharp, JohnMillerSlapton
Russell, GeorgeMiller (and corn factor)Park Lane
Gallard, RichardMiller (and meal man)High Street
Busby, HarrietMilliners and dress and straw hat makerHigh Street
Garner, Sarah & RebeccaMilliners and dress and straw hat makerPark Lane
Henderson, AnnMilliners and dress and straw hat makerHigh Street
Roby, Amelai & FrancesMilliners and dress and straw hat makerHigh Street
Travill, ElizabethMilliners and dress and straw hat makerHigh Street
Johnson, SarahMistress, Infants' SchoolHigh Street
Suttle, Mary AnneMistress, Union Poor HousePark Lane
Barker, Rev. JohnNobility, gentry and clergyPuddle Dock
Coldwell Rev. ThomasNobility, gentry and clergyAbthorpe
Dayrell Mrs. Nobility, gentry and clergyPark Street
Deacon Samuel, esqNobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Dendy Rev. CharlesNobility, gentry and clergyVicarage house
Elliot Mr. HenryNobility, gentry and clergyHeathencote
Evans Rev. Nobility, gentry and clergyPotters perry
Fawcett Rev ThomasNobility, gentry and clergyGreen's Norton
Flesher Rev. John ThomasNobility, gentry and clergyTiffield
Gardner Mr. JohnNobility, gentry and clergyPotters Pury
Godfrey the MissesNobility, gentry and clergyPark St
Goodman Mr. JohnNobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Grafton His Grace, the Duke of,Nobility, gentry and clergyWakefield lawn
Grimsdick Mr. EdwardsNobility, gentry and clergyPaulerspury
Grimsdick Mr. JohnNobility, gentry and clergyPaulerspury
Hawkins Rev. WilliamNobility, gentry and clergyPark lane
Hill Mr. JamesNobility, gentry and clergyHulcote
Ives Rev. CorneliusNobility, gentry and clergyBradden
Jenkinson Mr. ThomasNobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Judkins Mr. EdwardNobility, gentry and clergyHeathencote
Kerrich Rev. Walter Jno,Nobility, gentry and clergyPaulerspury
Kingston Mrs. AliceNobility, gentry and clergyGreen's Norton
Lee Rev. Philip HenryNobility, gentry and clergyStoke bruern [sic]
Lovell Mr. IsaacNobility, gentry and clergyPaulerspury
Lovell Mr. WilliamNobility, gentry and clergyPaulerspury
Mannin Oliver, esq. Nobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Manning Isaac, esq. Nobility, gentry and clergyPark hall
Manning William Brown, esq, Nobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Morgan Mrs Charite Nobility, gentry and clergyGreen's Norton
Mumford Mrs. Nobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Parker Mrs MarthaNobility, gentry and clergyMount Pfleasant
Ram Rev. Abel JohnNobility, gentry and clergyPark View
Robarts Abraham George, esq. Nobility, gentry and clergySholebrooks lodge
Sheppard Mrs LucyNobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Southampton the Right Honourable LordNobility, gentry and clergyWhittlebury lodge
Water Mr JohnNobility, gentry and clergyHigh Street
Wilkes Matthias, esq. Nobility, gentry and clergyEaston Neston
Flesher Gilbert, esq Nobility, gentry and clergy (Deputy Lieutenant for the county) High Street
Brown, JohnPainters, plumbers and glaziersHigh Street
Gibbes, AnnPainters, plumbers and glaziersHigh Street
Parberry, WilliamPainters, plumbers and glaziersHigh Street
Smith, RobertPainters, plumbers and glaziersHigh Street
Bowden, Wm ThomasPlastererHigh Street
Bliss, WilliamRailway AgentHigh Street
Watkins, ThomasRegistrar of births, deaths and marriagesHigh Street
Clarke, JohnSaddlers and harness makerPark Lane
Howes, WilliamSaddlers and harness makerHigh Street
Wright, WilliamSaddlers and harness makerHigh Street
Beevis, ThomasShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesGreen's Norton
Bull, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesGreen's Norton
Cryer, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Darby, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesGreen's Norton
Gare, DeborahShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Henson, George jun.Shopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Henson. GeorgeShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Parsons, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesSlapton
Shackleton, JosephShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Sheppard, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesAbthorpe
Stopps, GeorgeShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesGreen's Norton
Taylor, ThomasShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesSlapton
Travell, WilliamShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesHigh Street
Watson, JosephShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesAbthorpe
Weatley, JohnShopkeepers and dealers in groceries and sundriesAbthorpe
Button, SamuelStocking manufacturer, silkPark Lane
Capehorn, JohnStocking manufacturer, silkAbthorpe
Causebrook, JosephStocking manufacturer, silkSlapton
Needham, JohnStocking manufacturer, silkAbthorpe
Shepherd, RichardStocking manufacturer, silkAbthorpe
Thomason,WilliamStone masonHigh Street
Collier, ThomasSurgeonHigh Street
Parker, JohnSurgeonHigh Street
Watkins, ThomasSurgeonHigh Street
Foster, EzekielTailorHigh Street
Hogg, JohnTailorPark Lane
Miles, JamesTailorPark Lane
Pilgriom, JohnTailorHigh Street
Rainbow, WilliamsTailorAbthorpe
Corby & HambidgeTailor (& woollen drapers) High Street
Mayo, GeorgeTavern [keeper] BullPark Lane
Johnson, WilliamTavern [keeper] Butchers' ArmsGreen's Norton
Barnicle, JohnTavern [keeper] CrownHigh Street
Tucker, HenryTavern [keeper] Horse and JockeyPark Lane
Bliss, WilliamTavern [keeper] BellHigh Street
Burchell, WilliamTavern [keeper] Nelson's ArmsHigh Street
Gurney, GeorgeTavern [keeper] New Dolphins (& excise office)High Street
Hinder, StephenTavern [keeper] New InnAbthorpe
Martin, JohnTavern [keeper] Old DolphinHigh Street
Norris, JohnTavern [keeper] PeacockHigh Street
Franklin, JohnTavern [keeper] PloughHigh Street
Pettifer, John GayTavern [keeper] Red LionHeathencote
Smith, WilliamTavern [keeper] Royal OakJacob's Well
Taylor, ThomasTavern [keeper] Royal OakSlapton
Mold, JohnTavern [keeper] Saracen's HeadHigh Street
Cross, AnnTavern [keeper] StarPark Lane
Kendall, JohnTavern [keeper] Stocking FrameAbthorpe
Gardner, JohnTavern [keeper] SunHigh Street
Phillips, JohnTavern [keeper] SwanHigh Street
Caves, JohnTavern [keeper] Wheat SheafHigh Street
Wright, JohnTavern [keeper] White BearHigh Street
North, SarahTavern [keeper] White HartPark Lane
Perason, CharlesWatch and clock makerHigh Street
Prestidge, DanielWatch and clock makerHigh Street
Ansell, EdwardWheelwrightHigh Street
Osborne, GeorgeWheelwrightHigh Street
Osborne, ThomasWheelwrightHigh Street
Taylor, WilliamWheelwrightGreen's end
Vernon, John MiddletonWine and spirit merchantsHigh Street
Phipps, Richard & ThomasWine and spirit merchants (& beer)High Street
Gurney, John & SonWoolstapler High Street
Perkins, SamuelWoolstapler Paradise row
Parsons JnoWoolstapler (& fellmonger)Slapton
Garner, WilliamWoolstapler (agent)Park Street
Prestidge, WalterWorking cutlerHigh Street
Transcription and additional research by David Wilcock
October 2009

  1. This text has been transcribed from "Pigot's Directory of Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire", 1841. Note that in the transcription the punctuation has been copied, but "st" and "street" have been changed to "Street" and "la" to "Lane".
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