Althorne, the Corner c1955Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.
History of Althorne >> Pigot's Directory 1839
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1839 directory is the 1841 census. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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.
My ancestor lived here at this time, but why aren't they listed here? Answer: Not everyone appeared in a trade directory. Please read our Trade Directories article.
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Gentry and Clergy.
Rev. James Bruce
Thomas James Tatham, assistant tithe commissioner
Joseph Smith, baker
James Anthony, blacksmith
Thomas Newman, blacksmith
John Beard, boot and shoe maker
Joseph Linn, bricklayer
Thomas Francis, butcher
Henry Rumley, saddler
Thomas Wicks, shopkeeper and dealer
Joseph Potter, wheelwright
James Harvey, master National School
Amelia Harvey, mistress National School
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