St. Peter's Church, Boxted.© Copyright Peter Stack contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Boxted >> 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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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
John Josselyn, butcher and victualler, Cross
George Martin, gardener
Rev. Charles Norman M.A., vicar
Samuel Rust, shoemaker
Joseph Webb, bricklayer
Thomas Whitaker, Esq, Hill House
Mrs. M Webb
Bakers and booksellers.
Elizabeth Appleby, and brewer
William Parson, Rivers Hall
John Royce, Hall
William Cole, jnr.
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