Burnham-on-Crouch, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Burnham-on-Crouch >> White's Directory 1863
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If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 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.
William Elphick, Hollowell
William Newman, and gardener
Mrs S Pannell
Grocers and Drapers.
John Camping, and carpenter
William Hawthorn, and ironmonger
George Hurrell, druggist
J. Rolph, Ostend
John Gillson Auger
Mrs Mary Bowton
John Hawkins, Cupola House
Dansey Henry Hawkins
Thomas Rogers, jun.
Andrew Rome, inspector
Plumbers, Painters and Glaziers.
Edwin James Trussell
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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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