London Road, Billericay, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Billericay >> 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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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Whistler William, jun.
Carpenters and Builders.
Burrell Thomas, jun.
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Cole George, miller
Pease T. and W.
Wood Finch, miller
Archer Mrs B.
Linen and Woollen Drapers.
Emerson Henry John
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Marine Store Dealers.
Baker M. and E.
Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Saddlers and Harness Makers.
Straw Hat Makers.
Oliver Thomas, and clothier
Carter William, registrar
Day John Starling
Raine George White
Hawkes Edward, and stationer
Smith John Henry
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