High Street, Epping, 1921Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Epping >> White's Directory 1863
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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.
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1 are in Epping Upland
2, at Epping Green
3 are in Rye Hamlet
Benjamin Johnson Mills
Charles James Teece
Carpenters and Builders.
3 Daniel Brown
2 William Brown
1 William Dean
George Hine, Bury
1 E. Humphreys
2 James Mansfield
1 Thomas Nichols
Mrs E. Poutrell
3 John Rickett
Charles John Sanderson, New Farm
1 James Scruby
2 Robert Skingley
2 Peter Smith
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2 Thomas Brown
James Scruby, and china dealer
Thomas Wicks and Co.
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