I. (Isaac) Slater.

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Ellson John, Blunham



Farmer Jnhn, Market place [st Francis William, Chapel place
Wells Anne (& turner), Shortmead j Norman John, Stratton st

BLACK dc %VHITESMITHS



Bairett Thomas, .Shortmead st
Besden Thomas, Siratton st
Br'iwn .lolin, Duntoii
Bryant Samuel, Langford
Laikins (JeiTge, Crown lane
Morton & .M'.Nlmnies (and lock-

smiihs). Market place
Taylor Fiederic k, Market place
Walker Mary, Shortmead st



BUTCHERS.

Barton Joseph, Langford
Berry Samuel, Langhud st
Bm ion William, Shortmead st
Crouch Joseph, Stiatton st
HarnsJohn, Giitford
Kimpton Henry, Sun place
Millaid James, Girtford
Poiuteii .Mfied, Shortmead st
Uobarts Walter, Stratton st



I^irectoip.



BIGGLESWADE, &c.



3^tbfotti05ire.



Sale Charles, Shoitineacl st
Squires Henry, Langfurd st
Sutton VVilliain, Shortmead st

CABINET MAKERS.

Conder Samuel, Market st
Mead Simeon, Shortmead st
Roberts Jos. Latiglon, Shnrtmead st
CHINA, GLASS, Ace. DEALERS.
Coiider Samuel, Market place
Powers Thomas, High st

CLOTHES DEALERS.

Davison Robert Nicholls, High st
Fone John, Shoitmtad st
Robinson Benjamin, Stratton st

CORN AND SEED DEALERS.

DillanioreHy.(&C()al),U|)pfrCaldicot
Docwra Monifort, Sliortmead st
Ekins William, High .-t
Haynes Mary, Lancford st
Hensh iw Thonias, Market place
Pope Wiirwm, Sliortmead st
CORN MILLERS.
Marriott Thomas, Holme Alillft
Norman Maik, Blunham
PhippsJohn. Langford
Powers Edmund, TowK Mills and
at Stanford

DRUGGISTS, AND OIL AND
COLOURMEN.

Barl;er & Ni-wberv, Hi:;h st
Marsh William, H'itiii st
Spoi'g Thomas VVidsdon, High st
FIRE, «tc. OFFICE AGENTS.
Alfkeu (life), Edmund Stanton,
Stratum st [>t

Anchor, Joseph Holmes, Stration
County (fire) and PRoyiDENT(life)
Elias Garflner, Hisjh st [st

Eagi.r (life;, Jas. Newl>ery,Stratt(m
English and Scottish (fife),
Edward Argles, Stratton st [st
Etonian (life l.Kdw.Argles, Stratton
Farmers', Wm.Sand "n. High st
Globe, Cornelius Kemp. Noitlnll
National Reversionary Invest-
ment, William Thomas Chapman,
Stratton street [Hiiili .«t

Norwich Union, GeorneNewbeiy,
Ph(enix .\n, and in tiiis business a {(leat numhei' of females
are employi (I ; whiting is also manufactuiediii conside-



tioned. a l.iiue sbriieof piospeiity. 'I'lie loun is of nieat ! lable qnantities, and Here iue some m iliin^s, anil corn



antiipiity, and was of iinpoitance in tlie flays of the
Romans. Heniy I built a royal inansion in it- viciniiy.
culled KiuK^biirv, the site of which is now occuj/ied h\
a f^ood nic.d(in house; btii the ulory of Diinstab!e was
it.s once celebrati (1 |)iiiiry — of which nothins leniains



mills. At lottcrnlioe, two inile-s di-tant, is a valuable
«t''ne quariy, fiom tiie produce of which Dunstable
piiory and chuicb were built. The 'Ousel,' a larae
pond of s|)riiig water, is .sintnlai ly sjirciul upon the
veiy summit of the downs, tlutc miles di.staiit ; it is



but the pai t occupie i as the p;iii-li cbuicli, '1 bis piiory j about ihirti- feet in dhi meter, and is ne>er dry, even in

was the scene of the ini(|i:iti)us proceedings against

Queen Kathciine, and wlicie lier sentence of i:i.oice-

inent from Henry \lll wm.s pionounced. Dunstable

lias been ill lesidence oi", and place vi>iti d by si ver;il

of our moil uclis. In 121.") Eing John lay at this place

on liis journey towards the north : Heiir\ HI ficfiueiitly

\isiieil the piiory ; and in tie year 1247 that sovereign,

whilst sojourning here with liis qui en, prince- Edwanl

and the plinces^ Margnret, was presenled wiih a gilt

cup, ami the prince and prince.-.s with a gold bui kle

each. In 1290 the coip.se of Queen Eleanor v\as de-

jiosiied one night at the piiory; a piDjier spot was

selected br ihe erection of a cio-s, which was Mib^c-

(piently huilt, and remained standirg until \('A.'>, when

it was o. The vcneiable chuicb, and ' tliodi^ts one. There are several ahn^liouses for the aged
its many line iiioniimeiits, form peculiar ohji els of poiir, lie-ides an i stahlishinent called 'the Maiden
attraction ; and the vesiigi s of Roman remains around Ladies' House,' Imilt and endoweil in 174'.'> for rcspec-
aie niiinerous and well defined. The ruins of ihe an- table females in reduced ciicumstaiices, pursuant to tlie
cient ca^ile, fos.se and citadel of Totternboe, within will



Online LibraryI. (Isaac) SlaterSlater's royal national and commercial directory and topography of the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk : comprising classi → online text (page 6 of 131)