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Employment in Towcester in 1877 (by job)
The following is a list (sorted by the type of job) of employment in Towcester and the surrounding area in 1877.

Vernon, William Ebenezer.Agent to Count Fire & Provident Life Offices. High Street.
Beesley & sons,Auctioneers & Appraisers. High Street.
Ward, James.Baker & Confectioner. High Street.
Cory, William.Baker. High Street.
Frost Thomas,Baker. High Street.
Cory, John Thomas.Baker. High Street.
Shackleton, Thomas.Baker. High Street.
Ward, William.Baker. Park Street.
Webb, John.Bank Manager. High. Street.
Webb, Frances. (Mrs)Basket & Sieve Maker. Gardener & Seedsman. High Street.
Hutchings, Thomas William.Basket & Sieve Maker. High Street.
Eales, John Thomas.Beer Retailer. Grindery Dealer. High Street.
May, Isaac.Beer Retailer. High Street.
Coles, Francis .Blacksmith. High Street.
Clarke, Isaac.Blacksmith. Park Street.
Muszynski, Emile. (BA)Boarding & Day School. Park Street.
Jones, James Cornelius.Bookseller-Stationer-Assistant Overseer. Tax Collector and School Master, High Street.
Cook, Joseph.Boot & Shoe Maker. 12. Albert Row.
Partridge,William.Boot & Shoe Maker. High Street.
Woodward, Henry.Boot & Shoe Maker. High Street.
Robertson, Charles.Boot Maker & Beer Retailer. High Street.
Brice, Samuel.Boot Maker & Shopkeeper.
Petitt, BenjaminBoot Maker & Shopkeeper. Park Street.
Dean , William.Boot Maker. 2 Queens Terrace.
Clarke George,Boot maker. 8 Albert Row.
Preston, Walter.Boot Maker. High Street.
Powell, Robert.Boot Maker. Paradise Row.
May, James.Boot maker. Sawpit Lane.
Clarke,William.Brackley Road.
Phipps Pickering & Richard,Brewers & Wine and Spirit Merchants. Maltsters & Hop Factors, (Manager William E Vernon) High Street.
Johnson, William.Bricklayer & Builder. High Street.
Wilson, William.Builder. Park Street.
Travil, Edmund.Butcher. High Street.
Taylor, Ann (Mrs)Butcher. High Street.
Powell, Ann. (Mrs)Butcher. High Street.
Webb, William.Butcher. High Street.
Martin, Ann. (Mrs)Butcher. High Street.
Mobbs, William.Butcher. High Street.
Smart, Joseph.Butcher. High Employment 1877
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Mayo, Frederick.Butcher. Park Street.
Lovell, Frederick.Cabinet Maker. Park Street.
Snedker, Edward.Carpenter & Joiner. High Street.
White,Edward.Carpenter. 11 Albert Row.
Coy, William.Carpenter . 1 Albert Place.
Owen, Robert.Carpenter. Albert Street.
Crow, Richard.Carpenter. High Street.
White, James.Carpenter. High Street.
Marlow, Isaac.Carrier & Higgler. High Street.
Jarvis, John.Carrier. High Street.
Shingles, Robert.Carrier. High Street.
Betts, William Maydwell.Chemist & Druggist. High Street.
Tite, Samuel Cooper.Chemist & Druggist. Sec to Towcester Gaslight & Coke Co. High Street,
Oldham, Thomas.Chemist. High Street.
Swan, Robert.Chimney Sweep. Saw Pit Lane.
Edwards, Thomas.China & Glass Dealer. Park Street.
Baker, William.China, Glass Dealer. Boot Maker & Leather Seller. High Street.
Gray, George.Coal Dealer. Branson's Lane.
Williams, John.Coal Dealer. High Street.
Johnson, Benjamin.Coal Dealer and Mail Contractor. High Street.
Wickins, Smith.Coal Merchant. Railway Station.
Donnay Mons, Anthime.Collegiate School. Park Street.
Wright George,Commercial Traveller. High Street.
Hines, William.Confectioner and Baker. High Street.
Higham, John.Corn & Coal Merchant. High Street.
Gurney, Thomas White.Corn & coal Merchant. Hop & Seed Factor. Park Street.
Tuckey, John.Corn, Oil, & Flour Dealer. Northampton Road.
Piggott-Goodwin, JosephCounty Court Office, High Street (Bailiff)
Whilton, WilliamCounty Court Office, High Street (Registrar)
Ager, CharlesCounty Court Office, High Street (Sub-Bailiff)
Holloway, Robert.Dealer in Grindery. High Street.
Jenkinson, William.(jun)Draper, Outfitter, and Woolstapler. High Street.
Newton, William. B.Draper - Clothier - Hatter. High Street.
Gaybell, Elizabeth. (Miss)Fancy Repository. High Street.
Key,Joseph.Farm Bailiff to J.M. Vernon esq. Queens Terrace.
Holloway, George.Farmer & Grazier. High Street.
Savage, George.Farmer. Brick & Tile Maker. Lived at Stoke Bruerne.
Gaybell, John.Flour Dealer & Butter Collector. High Street.
Brown, Job.Furniture Dealer & Carpenter. High Street.
Basford, Samuel.Gardener & Seedsman. High Street.
Nightingale, George.Gardener & Seedsman. High Street.
Basford, John.Gardener & Seedsman. Park Street.
Harris, Thomas.Gardener. Park Street.
Hefford, George.General Hardware Dealer. High Street.
Cakebread, Samuel.Gravestone Cutter. High Street.
Clarke, Charles.Grocer & Beer Retailer. Park Street.
Spencer, Joseph Willsher.Grocer & Provsn Dealer. Wine & Spirit Merchant. High Street.
Newman, John. (Mrs)Grocer. High Street.
White, William.Grocer. High Street.
Webb, William.Grocer. Park Street.
Ager, Charles.Hair Dresser & Sub Bailiff of the County Court.
Sharp, Thomas.Hair Dresser. & Tobacconist. High Street.
Baker, Abraham.Hawker. High Street.
Fire Engine StationHigh Street.
Walling, William.Horse Breaker. High Street.
Walker, Joseph.Horse Dealer. Webbs Yard.
O'Sullivan. MortimerInland Revenue Officer
Parker, John.Ironmonger & Tinplate Worker. High Street.
Webb, John.Ironmonger. High Street.
Brown, Benjamin.Ironmonger- Hop & Seed Merchant. High Street.
Towcester Co Ltd,Iron Ore Masters. Dimsdale Young as Manager.
Wass, Frances. (Mrs)Lace Maker. High Street.
Swannell, Catherine. (Mrs)Ladies school Teacher.
Wass, William.Lamp Oil Dealer. Islington Row.
Mayo, Harriet. (Mrs)Landlady of the Bull. Park Street.
Martin, Elizabeth. (Mrs)Landlady of the Dolphin Inn. High Street.
Labrum, Caroline.(Mrs)Landlady of the Swan. High Street.
Burchell, Sarah.Landlady of Wheatsheaf. High Street.
Webb, Henry. (Mrs)Landlady of White Hart. Farmer. Park Street.
Tunnard, John.Landlord. Pomfret Arms. Commercial & Posting House. Inland Revenue Office, General Carrying Agent for L & N W Railway, High Street.
Peasnell, James.Landlord of Albion. Grazier & Fly Proprietor. High Street.
May, John.Landlord of Crown. High Street.
Powell, George.Landlord of Folly House. London Road.
Wooding, William.Landlord of Hesketh Arms Hotel. Railway Station.
Abbott, William.Landlord of Nelsons Arms. High Street. Also a Carpenter.
Sharp, Bennet.Landlord of Peacock. High Street.
Higham, Joseph.Landlord of Talbot. Comm Inn & Posting House. Also a Farmer, High Street.
Crow, Richard.Landlord of The Bear. High Street.
Meads, Edward.Landlord of the Plough. High Street.
Mills, Mary. (Mrs)Laundress. 1 Queens Terrace.
Hart, Ann. (Mrs)Laundress. Mount Pleasant.
Coe, John Wickam.Laundryman. High Street.
Hambidge,Thomas.Leather Seller. Park Street.
Adams, Edwin.Linen & Woollen Draper. Also Silk Mercer. High Street.
Koch, Walter E.Manager of Towcester Co Ironworks.
Packer, Henry H.Master of Union & Relieving Officer. Union House.
Packer, Sarah. (Mrs)Matron of Union House.
Gallard, Joseph Lee.Miller & Corn Oil Cake Merchant. High Street.
Stops, William George.Miller, Farmer & Grazier.
Hunt, Edwin.Music & Fancy Repository. Professor of Music-Singing. Park Street,
Shackleton,William.Pawn Broker. High Street.
Vernon, William E.Phipps Brewery Manager
White, Sarah Ann. (Miss)Photographer. High Street.
Smart, John.Plumber, Painter, Glazier. High Street.
White, John.Plumber. Pomfret Row.
Brown, John.Plumber-Decorator & Carpenter. High Street.
Brown William,Plumber-Decorator & Carpenter. High Street.
Wallis, GeorgePolice Station, High Street, Inspector.
Norman, DanielPolice Station, High Street, Superintendent.
Baker, James.Poulterer & Fruiterer. High Street.
Harvey, John Charles.Practical Brewer. High Street.
Hurfurt Jas, Brooks.Printer Bookseller & Stationer. Librarian. High Street.
Beesley, John.Printers. High Street.
Simmonds, William.Professor of Music & Singing. High Street.
Sansom, Samuel.Registrar of Births & Deaths for Towcester District, of Marriages for the whole Union, Collector to the Board of Guardians, Inspector of Nuisances & Vaccinations for Towcester Union, Relieving Officer for Towcester Union.
Bustin, Edward Henry.Saddler & Harness Maker. High Street.
Mayo, William.Saddler. High Street.
Checkley, William.Sawyer. Brackley Road.
Smith, Mary. (Mrs)Seminary. Park Street.
Hutchinson, George.Sergeant Major of Bucks Yeomanry. High Street.
Salmon, Henry.Shoe Agent & Maker. Victoria Terrace.
Gardner, William.Shoemaker & Shopkeeper. Victoria Place.
May, William.Shoemaker. High Street.
Wass, Thomas.Shoe Maker. High Street.
Barker, William.Shoe Maker. Middletons Yard.
Savage, Sarah.Shopkeeper. High Street.
Clarke, Charles.Shopkeeper. High Street.
Peasnell, Thomas.Shopkeeper. Kings Lane.
Montgomery, Francis.Soda & Mineral Water Manufacturer. High Street.
Howes, Richard.Solicitor, Perpetual Commissioner. Clerk to Magistrates. Clerk to Commissioners of Taxes, Clerk to Highway Board. Secretary to Towcester Town Hall & Corn Exchange Co Ltd, High Street, Towcester and at Abington Street Northampton,
Percival, Thomas Mieres.Solicitor. Commissioner in Supreme Court of Judicature. Assistant Clerk to Commissioners of Taxes, High Street.
Sheppard, Frederick James.Solicitor. High Street. & at Brackley.
Whitton, William.Solicitor. Perpetual Commissioner. Superintendent of Births Deaths-Marriages, Agent to Land Securities Co. Town Hall.
Stanton, Edward.Station Master. Queens Terrace.
Tomlin, Mahala. (Mrs)Stay Maker. Park Street.
Thomason, Samuel.Stone Mason. Builder. High Street.
Thomason, George.Stone Mason. Builder. High Street.
Warwick, Elizabeth. (Miss)Straw Bonnet Maker. Park Street.
Walling, Francis.Stud & Groom to Sir T Bateman. Park Street.
Norman, Daniel.Superintendent of Police. High Street.
Evans, Arthur Griffiths.Surgeon. Park Street.
Watkins & Kingcombe,Surgeons. High Street & Park Street.
Jacob, Simon.Tailor, Draper, and Hatter. Town Hall.
Savage, Samuel.Tailor. 2 Albert Row.
Johnson, Ann. (Mrs)Tailor. High Street.
Hickson, John.Tailor. High Street.
Sharman,John.Tailor. Park Street.
May, William.Tailor. Park Street.
Wheeler, John & Sons.Timber Merchants. High Street.
Jepson Hy, Whitby.Towcester Old Bank. Manager. High Street.
Porter, George.Traffic Superintendent at Railway Station.
Pearcey, George.Umbrella Maker. Brackley Road.
Davies, Samuel.Veterinary Surgeon. High Street.
Wilson, Emma (Mrs)Watch Maker. Cycle & Sowing Machine Agent. High Street.
Durran, Elizabeth. (Mrs)Watchmaker. High Street.
King, Thomas.Wheelwright. 4 Queens Terrace.
Kendall, William.Wheelwright and Carpenter. High Street.
Richardson, David Blunsom.Wholesale & Retail Grocer. Oilman. High Street.
Lewin, Edward.Wholesale & Retail Grocer. Provision Merchant & Agent for W & A Gilbey, Wine & Spirit Merchants. High Street.
Vernon, John. Middleton.Wine & Spirit Merchant.
Research by Barrie Denny.

  1. The Post Office Directory of Northamptonshire, 1877. Edited by E.R.Kelly.
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