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History of Chrishall >> 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.
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Thomas Baker, boot and shoemaker
James Bean, corn miller
Mrs S. Brand, grocer and draper
Joseph Cane, shoemaker
Miss Dant, schoolmistress
Breans Miller, parish clerk
James Patches, victualler, Red Cow
Nicholas Walter Soole, carpenter
Rev. Robert Green Hibbert Ware, B.A., vicar
James Wallman, blacksmith and beerhouse
Edwin Brand, Cheswick Hall
Robert Brand and William Brand, Building-End,
Robert Crane, Wire Farm
Joseph Downham, Parsonage
Samuel Jonas, Grange
Joseph Newman, and shopkeeper
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Chrishall - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Chrishall - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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