Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Dovercourt
History of Dovercourt >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
Part 1. Continues Part 2.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 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.
Axon James Thomas, county court bailiff
Bagshaw Robert John, Esq.
Bland James, station master
Burt John Gurney Kelly, M.D.
Chisnall Benjamin, house agent
Christmas Rev. William Henry, curate
Clarke Mr Robert
Cowman Mrs Sarah
Fegan Lieut. Charles Goodwin
Fisher Capt. Thomas, R.N.
French William, cliff estate agent
Grant Mr William
Hart Mr John
Howard Raymond, bath and bathing machine owner
Jackson Capt. J.M., inspector of coastguard
Jarrold Mrs, Dovercourt Spa
Jones Henry Esq.
Kiddell Christopher George, schoolmaster
Long Mr William
Mann John, ship owner
Nichols Rev. John (Baptist)
Pattrick John, miller, corn, and coal merchant and cement manufacturer, etc.
Pocock Charles Montagu, Esq. ,
Richmond Luke, Esq., and Miss. C. Richmond
Saxby Capt. Isaac, R.N.
Smyth Miss G.
Stephen Capt. John, R.N.
Vernon Dr. Charles Cliff House, (and Wherstead Park, Suffolk)
Ward Robert, light house inspector
Wymark Samuel, relieving office and registrar
Academies and Schools.
Grimsey Miss E.
Inns and Taverns.
Great White Horse, Samuel Freeman, jun.
King's Arms, William Appleby
Queen's Head Hotel, Robert Dickson
Royal Oak, Mrs Ann Hart
Trafalgar, John Ames
Victoria Hotel, Samuel Rackham
Bakers and Flour Dealers.
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Brick and Tile Makers.
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