Ongar Road, Brentwood, 1903Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Brentwood >> White's Directory 1863
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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High Street, BrentwoodLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Lewis Charles Carne (coroner, clerk to magistrates, registrar of County Court
Lewis Charles Carne, jun. (and London}
Postans Richard Broadhurst
Preston William Richard
Rees William Hobart, Western villas
Inns and Taverns.
Artichoke, Thomas Osborn
Bell Inn, Thomas Clark
Chequers, Samuel Such
Cricketers, John Hall
Essex Arms Hotel, Charles John CoIes
George and Dragon, Thomas Wells
King's Head, Thomas Miller
Lion and Lamb (rebuilding)
Railway Hotel, Peter Allam
Robin Hood, William Burr
Swan Inn, James Hopkins
White Hart Hotel, Mrs Catherine Moull
Tap, Robert Ramsey
White Horse, Thomas Wells, jun.
Yorkshire Grey, Henry Young
Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Haylett George T.
King's Road, BrentwoodLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Agar Mary Ann
Booksellers and Stationers.
Brown Stephen Westwood
Wilks Robert, and binder
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Brentwood - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Brentwood - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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