Clavering, Church End 1959Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Clavering >> 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.
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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James Barnard, baker
George Barron, blacksmith
Rev. George Brookes, M.A., vicar
George Button, parish clerk
Mrs. Mary Cooper
J. Goodwin, sexton
John Deards, plumber, painter, etc.
Joseph Francis, mealman
Henry Glasscock, grocer and draper
Charles Green, saddler, Hill Green
Stephen Hawkes, surgeon
Mrs. M.A. Newport
Mr. George Orgar
W. Savill, school
James Pavitt, grocer, draper, miller, post office
Mary Agnes Potter, National School
Robert Spencer, corn miller and dealer, Clavering Hall
Thomas Westwood, victualler, Fox and Hounds
Jesse Barker, Valence Farm
William Bush, Ford-end
Henry Glassock, Sheepcote-green
John Glassock, Ford-end
Charles Marsh, Clavering Place
Henry Moore (and corn miller)
John Newport (maltster,) Curles
Thomas Newport, Darnells
Thomas Newport, jun., Curles
John Nottage, Butt Green
Samuel Orgar (and butcher)
Joshua Pigram, Thurrock
Henry Prime, Fitzwilliams
James Rolfe (and maltster)
John Spencer, Clavering Hall
Joseph Tredgett, Coldhams
George Waylett (and cooper), Holme
James Wisbey, Ford-end
James Woollard, Ford-end
Clavering Church, c.1910Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
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Clavering - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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