St James Street, Castle Hedingham, c.1965Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Castle Hedingham >> 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.
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Mrs. Susan Astle
James Balls, auctioneer and farmer, Priests Fields
Edward Bingham, earthenware manufacturer
Jeffrey Carter, bookseller, printer, and insurance agent
Mrs. Elizabeth Cracroft
Mrs. Susan Eley
Barnard Gallafent, brazier and tinner
Elizabeth Gatward, straw plat dealer
Josiah Glascock, farmer, Great Lodge
John Harrington, farmer
Thomas Horner, tuscan and straw plat manufacturer
James Henry Horrex, tinner and brazier
John Hoy, superintendent of police
William Henry Ings, police office
James Jarman, cabinet maker and builder
John Jerard, surgeon and chemist
William Kendall and Robert Kendall, coal dealers
Ashhurst Majendie, Esq., Castle
Rev. Simon Richard Mills, B.C.L., incumbent
Mr. Baker Myall
George Nottidge, Esq.
Mr. Joseph Parr, land steward
Thomas Rayner, maltster and farmer
William Rayner and Henry Rayner, Esqrs, Chapel Green
William Ruffle, corn miller
Robert Smith, carpenter
George Smith, hairdresser
Rev. Samuel Steer, (Independent)
John Stubbing, farmer, Little Lodge
Mr. John Warner
Joseph Warters, cooper
Edward Wicks, excise officer
Inns and Taverns
James Knight, Bell (and wine and spirit merchant)
Woodford Weybrew , Blue Boar
George Sale, Crown
Aaron Newman, Golden Lion
George Smith, King's Head
Robert Westrop (and basket maker)
Boot and Shoe Makers.
George Newman Stuttor
Mary Ann Radley
Grocers and Drapers.
Daniel Horton Harvey
Painters, Plumbers, and Glaziers.
Straw Hat Makers.
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Castle Hedingham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Castle Hedingham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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