History of Buckhurst Hill

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St John's Church, Buckhurst Hill.
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History of Buckhurst Hill >> White's Directory 1848

White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.

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:


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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.

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Robert Brown, gentleman
John Carpenter
James Coggs, wine merchant
Joseph Nelson, gentleman
Thomas Nichols, ship and insurance agent
Robert Nicholson, gentleman
Mrs. L. Russell
William Strode, gentleman
Minors Acock, Bald Stag PH
Osborn Hills, Roe Buck PH
Ellena Moon Storey, school mistress
William Lake, beer house
Ann Martin, grocer

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Buckhurst Hill - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Buckhurst Hill - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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