History of Ashdon

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History of Ashdon >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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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.

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James Adams, schoolmaster
Levi Archer, saddler
George Atherton, swine dealer
Mr William Barber
Mr John Hockley
William Barrett, wheelwright
Rev. Benedict Chapman D.D., rector and master of Caius College
Charles Thomas Clark, victualler, White Horse
Cahrles Cox, victualler, Fox
Thomas Cro, wheelwright and carpenter
Joseph Dodd, plumber, painter, etc.
William Green, parish clerk
Mrs Elizabeth Hammond, Ashdon Hall
Rev. Edward Hanson M.A., curate
John Hardy, corn miller
Charles Haylock, victualler, Rose and Crown
Joshua Ketteridge, baker
Mr Philip Spicer Parker
Thomas Prior and Harry Prior, National School
John Slowgrove, sexton
Rev. Robert Tubbs, (Baptist)
Samuel Maynard Wright, tailor, etc.

Farmers (* are owners).
* Samuel Atherton
James Baines
* John Cro, Midsummer Hill
* William Cro, Pidgeons Airy
George Downham
James Downing
* Thomas Ford
Hannah Giblin
Hnery Choat Frankham
* Robert Franklin, Spriggs
* + Thomas Giblin, New House
+ John Hales, Overhall
+ William Hales, Sandons
+ Elizabeth Haylock, Ashdon Place
* George Haylock (brick and tile maker)
Devereux Hustler, Newnham
* Richard Miller, Ashdon Street
Elizabeth Mizen, Mortimers
James Nutting
Thomas Ryland
John Ruse ( and miller), Hill Farm
Abraham Saward, Bowsers
William Sargent
Fuller Tredget
+ Robert Tredget, Bourn

+ Wright Cowling
William Lagden

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Charles Green
Josiah Green
Elizabeth Willett

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Henry Hull
Josiah Mascall

Edmund Mascall
Samuel Mascall

Grocers, etc.
Martha Green
Charles Housden
John Sargent
Samuel Maynard Wright

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