Cliff Road, Dovercourt, 1894Reproduced courtesy of Francis Frith
History of Dovercourt >> 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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Fronks Road, DovercourtLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
John Bagshaw Esq. M.P., ship builder, Ship House
Joseph Bell, master mariner
Mrs Ann Bridge
Joseph Carter, geologist
Samuel Christopherson, comptroller of customs
Captain Jeremiah Cowman
Patrick Daniels, merchant
John Pain Fulcher, gentleman
George Glover, clerk in customs
Nathan Halt, wheelwright
John Pattrick Esq., corn miller and maltster, Hill House
John Wilding, brick manufacturer
J. W. C. Butcher, brick layer
William Osborn, butcher
John Patrick, cement maker
John Cowey, grocer
Elizabeth Crisp, lodging house keeper
Inns and Taverns.
William Osbourne, King's Arms
James Picher, Royal Oak
David Keable, Trafalgar Inn
High Street, DovercourtLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Boot and shoe makers.
John William Butcher, (builder)
Quintin Clarke and William Clarke
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