History of Fordham

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History of Fordham >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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:

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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 Beard, farm bailiff
Oliver Bull, victualler, Horse Shoes
Emily Ellis, schoolmistress
William Page Everitt, carrier
Sarah Frost, schoolmistress
Rev. William Harvey Herring, B.A., rector
William Osborne, victualler, Shoulder of Mutton
James Steel, parish clerk
Rev. Francis Albert Warmington

Beerhouses.
Thomas Arnold
Oliver Bull
Charles Fennel

Blacksmiths.
Thomas Arnold, and wheelwright
Oliver Bull
John Grant

Corn Millers.
Bull and Bush
Charles Derlin
James Mercer Green

Farmers.
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William Bere
Jonathan Bush
Thomas Cant, and butcher
William Chater
James Grant
James Green
Mrs. M.A. Green
Joseph Green, Hall
Thomas Green
Edmund Harvey
James Harvey
Philip King
John Newman
Zechariah Pettitt
Henry Salmon
William Smith
Charles Taylor

Daniel Batcher
William Pettitt
John Thurler

Shopkeepers.
Thomas Alt
Henry Arnold
George Butcher
Abraham Diss, and bricklayer
James Partridge

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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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