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History of Broomfield >> 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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Mr. Daniel Batt
Mr. James Beadel, Lodge
Mr. Thomas Crookes
Mrs. Mary Stock
Rev. Henry Eley M.A., Vicarage
Misses M. and A. Finch
George Hollier, schoolmaster
Elizabeth Hutching, schoolmistress
Charles King, Esq., Broomfield Place
Samuel Radley, bricklayer
Thomas Samuel Sarel, butcher and victualler, King's Arms
Mrs. H. Wenden
Miss Eliza Seabrook, Butler's
William Spurgin, butcher and victualler, Angel
Mr. Charles Wade
James Wells, butcher
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Broomfield - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Broomfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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