History of Colchester
High Street, Colchester, 1904
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Colchester >> 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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The directory combines Colchester, Berechurch, Greenstead, Lexden and Myland (Mile End) as one entry.
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Boot and Shoe Makers.
Joseph Ebenezer Bugg
George Frederick Dennis
George Doe Dennis
James Golding, jun.
John Cooper Hawkins
James Appleby Nevill
Robert Samuel Pearman
John Thurston, jun.
High Street, Colchester
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Breeches Makers and Glovers.
Thomas Mills, snr. and jnr.
Robert Cobbold and John Cobbold
Robert Bloomfield, jun.
George Carter and Son
James Clark, (pork)
Edwin Morris Cooper
James Garland, (pork)
John Nevill, (pork)
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Colchester - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Colchester - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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