Essex Almanac for 1867



Police -Inspector Rome and three Constables

Gas Company - Mr W Newman ( Manager)

Clay Shipping Company - Mr D H Hawkins ( Managing Director)

Oyster Company - Mssrs  L Sweeting , J Hawkins, W Auger, J Rogers and A C Auger.

Marine - Commander of the Coast Guard - Mr Thomas Whittaker RN

Tide Surveyor & Coast Waiter - Mr J T Handley

Tide Waiter - Mr R Elston

Receiver of Wrecks - Mr Henry May of Maldon

Town Crier - W Bigmore Senior

Benefit Society - Essex Provident Society -560 Members- The Sub Committee meet every fourth Tuesday at the Collectors Office- Collector Mr George Perry

Places of Worship - St Marys Church - Vicar Rev H H Cundy- Curate Rev J L Govett - Organist  Miss Marshall - Clerk Charles Read

Congregational Chapel - Rev J C Burnett

Baptist Chapel Rev J Cole and Rev Westhorp

There is also a Primitive Methodist Chapel and two Chapels of other denominations.

Schools - National School - Master and Mistress Mr E T Marshall and Mrs Marshall

Surgeon - R G Coombe Esq

Auctioneer - Mr J J Hawkins

Inns- Anchor J Smith

George and Dragon Mr C Warden

Kings Arms W Cundy

New Welcome Sailor Jospeh Cracknell

Old Welcome Sailor J Christmas

Ship J Lowe

Star J T Potter

Victoria D Ham

White Hart - Currently closed

Carriers- D Cross to Maldon daily

James Nethercoat Tuesday & Friday to Chelmsford

Isaac Fisher Tuesday & Friday to Chelmsford

Newspaper- Agent for Chelmsford Chronicle & Essex Newsman Mr George Perry