Clock Tower, Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Burnham-on-Crouch >> 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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Burnham-on-CrouchLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
John Adams, linen draper
James Addison, surgeon
James Alefounder, rag, etc., dealer
Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes
James Blundon, seedsman
Isiah Feist, fishmonger
Thomas Faulkener, seed grower
John Gardiner, hairdresser
Danzie Carrington, sail maker
John Carrington, Baptist Minister, and stamp seller
Lieut. Charles Goulett, coast guard
William Granger, corn miller
Rev. William Hammond M.A., curate
John Harrington, parish clerk
Isaac Holden, boat builder
Charles Hurley, coach owner
Clement Hurrell, farrier
Mrs. Sarah Ketcher
Mrs. H. Clarke
Elias Collett Lawrence, tide surveyor and landing waiter
Edmund Marshall, National Schools
Mrs. Susan Pannel, Burnham Hall
Ruth Payle, glover
Mrs. Sarah Rogers, Miss Elizabeth Rogers
Andrew Rome, policeman
John Smith, auctioneer, etc.
William Anthony Soulby, surgeon
Elisha Staggs, corn miller and beerhouse
Robert Stevens, saddler, etc.
John Worraker, carrier to Maldon
Elizabeth Wright, straw hat maker
Thomas Wright, travelling draper
Inns and Taverns.
William Bridge, Anchor
George Baker, George and Dragon
John Marriott, King's Arms
Alexander Cranmer, Ship
Sarah Potton, Star
William Page, White Hart Hotel
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Cicelia Bygrave, Wick
Thomas Carter, Romans
Benjamin Howe, Hill Farm
John May, Ostend
Sisan Pannel and Daniel Pannel, Hall
Grocers and Drapers, etc.
John Anger Gilson
Plumbers, Glaziers, etc.
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Burnham on Crouch - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Burnham on Crouch - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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