History of Fordham

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History of Fordham >> 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.

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 Bunter, tailor
Thomas Funnell. victualler, Shoulder of Mutton
Rev. William Harvey Herring, A.B., Rectory
Rev. John Francis James (Huntingdon minister)
Thomas Leatherdale, carpenter, etc.
John Polley, cattle dealer
John Wilby, shoemaker and parish clerk

Beerhouses.
Oliver Bull
John Pudney

Blacksmiths.
Thomas Arnold
Oliver Bull

Bricklayers.
Jesse Buck
Abraham Diss

Corn Millers.
Charles Derlin
Thomas Green

Farmers.
Sarah Alt
William Beard
Robert Bull
Thomas Cant
Mark Cooper
Thomas Daniell
Joseph Death
Benjamin Firman
James Forsdyke
James Grant
Isaac Green, Hall
Joseph Green
James Harvey
Martin Harvey
Robert Joslyn
Clement Marchant
Alexander King
Hannah Partridge
Anthony Patten
Thomas Perry
Zacharia Pettit
Henry Salmon
Charles Taylor
Thomas Taylor
Jacob Verlander

Grocers, etc.
Abraham Diss
Benjamin Firmin (and sack manufacturer)
James Partridge

Wheelwrights.
Thomas Arnold
Jehu King

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

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Fordham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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