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History of Belchamp St. Paul >> White's Directory 1863
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 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.
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Francis Candler and Thomas Candler, bricklayers
Thomas Clark, tea dealer and parish clerk
Charlotte Cross, victualler, Half Moon
Ann Ginn, schoolmistress
Leo Gooday, carpenter
John Smith, blacksmith
Allen Ward, wheelwright and smith
Rev. John Wilson, B.A., curate
Francis Wright, thatcher
Farmers (* are Owners).
John Carter, Gages Farm
* William Carter, Esq., Hole House
Thomas Chaplin, Lamberts
George Chickall, Sheering Place
Alfred Chinery, and machine owner
Walter Chinery, Pannell's
* George William Eagle, Paul's Hall
William Eagle, Glare Downs
* James Hills and Thomas Hills, Lindsell
William Kemble Jonas, (miller), New Hall
Maria King, Wood Barns
* George Martin, Ferritts
Thomas Pearson, (pig jobber), Turners
Samuel Ray, Lovelands
Ralph Unwin, (and miller), Butler's
* Thomas Candler
* Thomas Chaplin
* Abraham Goodey
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Belchamp St Paul - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Belchamp St Paul - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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