History of Feering

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History of Feering >> 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:


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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.

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William Appleford, corn miller; house - Little Coggeshall
William Barleyman, builder
Thomas Belchem, wheelwright
William Henry Catchpool, schoolmaster and parish clerk
Rev. Robert Drummond M.A., vicar
Cowlin Everett, miller, Rye Mill
William Evers, carpenter
Peter Harris and Thomas Shead, besom makers, Surrey
William James, maltster
William May, maltster; house - Stisted
Edward Moore, gentleman, Little London
Jonas Quy, victualler, Bell Inn
John Cornwell Raven, Feering Hill

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William Clark
James Medley
Thomas Wood

Susan Hutley
William Hutley

William Ardlie (and Messing)
Thomas Belcham
Robert Bickmore
Robert Bretnall
William Start Corder
Edward Catchpool, Feeringbury
Thomas Churchman Harrold
Francis Hills, Prested Hall
Bedford Impey, Warrens

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William Kemp
Thomas Langley
James Medcalf
Philip Medcalf
Caswell Newman
Elijah Pettitt
John Quilter
Thomas Quilter, Hop Green
John Raven
William Reeve
Joseph Sach
John Thorpe, jun.

Thomas Church
William Clark
Nathaniel Raven
William Wood

Samuel Clark
James Hearn

Sarah Burton
Newton Chaplin
Mary Grange
Henry Hicks
Jonas Quy

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Feering - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

Feering - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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