Ancestors lost in the crowd?
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Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Farnham
St. Mary's Church, Farnham
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History of Farnham >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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.
Rev. George Barker, victualler, Globe
Samuel Chapman, shopkeeper
Rev. William Greenhill B.D., Rectory
James Living, shopkeeper
Charles Milton, shopkeeper, Level's Green
James Pomphret, victualler, Three Horse Shoes
George Savill, shoemaker
Richard Savill, parish clerk
William Sibley, blacksmith
William Wells, schoolmaster
Elizabeth White, schoolmistress
Mary Burls, Level's Green
William Burls, Farnham Hall
William Bush, Saven End
John Newman, Hassobury
John Parris, Walker's Farm
William Spencer, Hazel End
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