History of Aveley

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Belhus House, Aveley c.1955
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History of Aveley >> Pigot's Directory 1839

Pigot's Directory of Essex 1839 - list of inhabitants.

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:

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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.

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
Henry St. John Joyner, Aveley Hall
Joseph Joyner, Aveley Hall
William Joseph Joyner, Aveley Hall
Sir Thomas Leonard, Bell House
Rev. Richard White

Public Houses
James Cook, Crown and Anchor
Henry King Wennington, Leonard's Arms
Edward Appleton, Ship

Shopkeepers and Traders
William Barnes, hair dresser
Edward Burrows, grocer and draper
Charles Burtwell and George Burtwell, painters and glaziers
George Downe, carpenter
William Gibson, wheelwright
Henry Harris, baker
Mary Harvey, baker
Ruth james, shopkeeper
William Lee, blacksmith
Goulding Looret, butcher
William Pepper, carpenter
John Schooling, shoe maker
Henry Woodthorp, grocer and draper

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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Aveley - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Aveley - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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