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History of Blackmore >> 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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BlackmoreLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
William Abel, victualler, Leather Bottle
Elizabeth Alexander, Infant School
Miss Sarah Barrett
James Burrell, victualler, Bull Inn
William Bush, gentleman
* Miss Crickitt, Smyth's Hall
William Elsden, beer seller
William Richard Gill, surgeon
Elizabeth Gray, ladies' school
William Horsnell, blacksmith
W.T. Longbourne, gentleman, Priory
George Richard Snow, butcher
Elizabeth Scrivener, carrier
William Wilson, collar maker
James Wright, tailor
* Charles Ranken Vickerman, Esq., Blackmore House
Ashley Barrett, Jessops
* Henry Caton, Hey-Green
William Caton, Wenlocks
John Chaulk, Red Roses
William Chaulk, Hook End
Isaac Damyons, Elton's Green
Francis Drake, Savage's
* Eve James, Wyatt's Green
William Gandy, Hyde Farm
William Greenwood, Great Wyatts
James Hailes, Stubbings
Isaac Humphrey, Brick-Kiln
Richard Humphries, Fingreth Hall
William Lawrence, Spriggs
Frederick Osborne, Hook-end
L. Favier, jun.
* Samuel Samuel
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Blackmore - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Blackmore - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805 (map badly damaged)
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