Aveley, High Street c1952Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith.
History of Aveley >> White's Directory 1848
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. 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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Edward Boothman, cabinet maker
William Button, marine store dealer
William Brown, tailor
Nathaniel Collier, gentlewoman
James Downard, plumber and glazier
High Dunn, bricklayer
Thomas Hayward, gardener
Andrew Harvey, tailor
Thomas William Jackson, saddler
John Eaton Joyner, malster
George Kettle, hair dresser
Sir Thomas Barratt Lennard, Bart, Belhus
William Lockwood, policeman
James Mundall, schoolmaster
John Osbourne, bricklayer
George Parrott, steward to Sir T.B. Lennard, Parsonage
Elizabeth Schooling, schoolmistress
Charles Vidal, surgeon
Rev. Richard Marsh White M.A., vicar
Charles Fredrick Welham, corn miller
Thomas Whittingham, plumber, etc.
Inns and Taverns.
James Cook, Crown and Anchor
Hilary Warren, Lennard's Arms
Edward Thurlby Hitching, Ship
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Boot and Shoe makers.
William Joseph Joyner, Hall
Percy Smith, Bretts
Luke Valentine, Heath
William Woodthorp and Edward Woodthorp
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