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History of Cold Norton >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
Ann Gosling, schoolmistress
Rev. William Holland M.A., rector and rural dean
Thomas Innefer, shoemaker
William Stock, shopkeeper
Abraham Gabriel Taylor, victualler, Flying Bullocks
Charles Wells, parish clerk
William Clarke, Cold Norton Hall
John Whitwell, Wild Farm
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