History of Chappel (Pontisbright)
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History of Chappel (Pontisbright) >> 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.
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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Miss Bayley, Broom House
Rev. John Clarryvince M.A., incumbent; house Earl's Colne
Thomas Cocke, surgeon
Henry Gaywood, grocer and draper
John Greenwood, blackmsith
Elijah Goodman, saddler, etc.
Lucy Halls, victualler, Swan
James Letherdale, carpenter and beerhouse
Anthony Patten, victualler, Rose and Crown
William Pilgrim, corn dealer
Thomas Potter, baker
William Dean, Esq., Rose Cottage
John Farrow and James Farrow, Ivy Chimneys
William Morley Farrow, Blowers
Golding Gooday (and cattle dealer)
John Stedman, Pope's Farm
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Chappel (not marked, but to the north of Great Tey) - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Chappel - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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