History of Boxted

St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church, Boxted.
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History of Boxted >> White's Directory 1848

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

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:


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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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John Abbot, saddler, etc.
John Bacon, butcher
William Burleigh, victualler, Greyhound
B.R. Cant, nurseryman and seedsman
Daniel Chignall, shoemaker
Peter Clark, gentleman, Verandah Cottage
Mrs. Hannah Freeman, Boxted Hall
Misses Mary and Ann Green
William Hobbs, Esq, Boxted Lodge
Frederick Mason, relieving officer and registrar
Sarah Elizabeth Meadowcroft
Ann Meadowcroft
John Josselyn, butcher and victualler, Cross
George Martin, gardener
Henry Middletoll
Rev. Charles Norman M.A., vicar
Samuel Rust, shoemaker
Joseph Webb, bricklayer
Elizabeth Whitaker
Charlotte Whitaker
Thomas Whitaker, Esq, Hill House

Robert Malyn
Richard Meadowcroft
Sophia Nevard
Betty Rust
Mrs. M Webb

Bakers and booksellers.
Elizabeth Appleby, and brewer
Joseph Cole

Michael Cooper
John Seaborn
James Wright

Corn Millers.
Benjamin Mason
Henry Sparks

Thomas Beardwell
Samuel Blyth
Stephen Cole
William Cole
Nathaniel Everitt
Charles Faiers
Henry Folkard
George Folkard
James Gardener
Abraham Garwood
James Harvey
Edward Minter
William Mower
John Nevard
Isaac Page
Jacob Page
Robert Page
William Page
Joseph Parson
William Parson, Rivers Hall John Royce, Hall
Joseph Cole
John Josselyn
Thomas Malyn

William Cole, jnr.
Henry Folkard

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

Boxted - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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