History of Farnham >> White's Directory 1863
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.
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John Brown, shoemaker, Post Office
Rev. William John Copeland, B.A., rector and rural dean
Robert Gosling, Esq., Hassobury
James Living, carpenter
Charles Milton shopkeeper, Level's Green
Rachael Rebecca Rose, school
Richard Savill, parish clerk
George Sibley, blacksmith and victualler, Globe
William Bentall, Haze-End
Alfred James Mansfield
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