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History of Danbury >> Pigot's Directory 1839
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1839 directory is the 1841 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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Gentry and Clergy
Rev. Brook Henry Bridges, magistrate
Rev. Thomas Pym Bridges
John Robert Spencer Phillips
John Round, M.P., Danbury Park
Thomas Tomlinson, surgeon
Ann Finch, mistress Infants' School
Alexander Crocket, master National School
James Ellis, Bell PH
Samuel Cooper, Griffin Inn
James Crow, Saracen's Head
Shopkeepers and Traders.
Augustus Ager, grocer and draper
Henry Bailey, baker
Oswald Barker, shoemaker
Robert Barwell, shoemaker
Thomas Bellamy, tailor
Edward Bright, carpenter
Elijah Chipperfield, millwright
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