History of Alresford
St Peter's Church, Alresford
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History of Alresford >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1848 directory is the 1851 census.
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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Joseph Barton, builder and brick maker
William Baxter, blacksmith
John Slann Burgess, nursery and seedsman
Charles Coate, victualler, Pointer
William K. Dawson, estate agent and auctioneer
William Hawkins, Esq., merchant, Hall
John Keeble, grocer and draper
John Lee, beerhouse keeper
John Maltby, butcher and cattle dealer
Mrs C. Smythies, gentlewoman
Rev. James Hopkins Swainson, Rectory
Thomas Thurlow, parish clerk and shopkeeper
Frederick Wade, wheelwright and smith
John Wells, baker and shopkeeper
Charles Went, shoemaker
Joseph Barton, Church Farm
Samuel Candler, Lodge
Mrs Mary Simons, High Elms
Frederick Wade, Heath Farm
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