History of East Horndon (includes Herongate)
Halfway House PH, East Horndon, c.1965
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of East Horndon >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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John Bass, beerseller
Thomas Boardman, carpenter
William Boosey, victualler, Boar's Head
Thomas Brewster, boot and shoe maker
George Burgess, saddler, etc.
William Clark, bricklayer and builder
Philip Cole, farmer
Arthur Zachariah Cox
Jonas Crossley, grocer and draper
Richard Dunton, beerseller
Charles Edwards, parish clerk
George Eldred, baker and beerseller
Richard Haines, farmer
Miss Harriet Hall, schoolmistress
George Harris, blacksmith
James Jiggens, marine store dealer
Edward Lucas, Esq., St. Joseph's
Captain H.C. Lyle, R.A.
William Moss, postman
Rev. John Pearson, M.A., rector and rural dean
Henry William Robinson, miller and farmer
Joseph Squier, farmer, Dunton Hills
Mrs Mary Stone, Heron House
William Such, tailor, Post Office
William Tolmash, farmer
William Wood, thatcher
Joseph Young, wheelwright
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East Horndon - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
East Horndon - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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