Fingringhoe, 1907Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Fingringhoe >> 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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William Abrey, gardener
Rev. Thomas Clarice Brettingham, B.A., vicar
John Crickmore, wheelwright,
John Croyden, relieving officer and registrar
William Durrant, boot and shoe maker
Mrs. Maria Fookes, blacksmith
William Goody, shopkeeper
William Newman, parish clerk
John Pettican, victualler, Whalebone
John Royce, corn miller
William Shead, carpenter and builder
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Daniel Abbot Green
Mrs. Mary Ann Green, Hall
James Green Hellen
William Henry Stone
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