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History of East Donyland >> 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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Edward Adam, grocer, etc.
James Collison, parish clerk
John Crickmore jun., carpenter
Joseph Everitt, butcher
J. S. Gonner, registrar, etc.
Philip Havens and William Rawdon, Esqrs., East Donyland Hall
James Harris, shipwright and beerhouse
Samuel Houlding jun., collector
George Levett, gentleman.
William Mason, blacksmith
Philip Parker, beerseller
John Rayner, maltster
Robert Turffrey, shopkeeper
James Wasp, wharfinger
Inns and Taverns.
Robert Pitt Ship,(bricklayer)
Three Crowns, William Cheek
Whalebone, David Martin
White Lion, George Turner, (and coal merchant)
Robert Blomfield, (and Colchester)
John Crickmore, Glebe Farm
Mrs L. Mustard
John Wright (and Wivenhoe)
Smack owners at Rowhedge (* Ship Owners).
* Thomas Barnard
* William Cheek
* Jeremiah Easton
* Joseph Willett, (and merchant)
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East Donyland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
East Donyland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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