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History of Foxearth >> 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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George Ambrose, corn miller
Thomas Deal, thatcher
William Deal, beerhouse and shopkeeper
William Dorling, corn miller
Sarah Dowries, schoolmistress
James Edwards, police officer
Rev. John Poster, M.A., Rectory
Henry Gager, shoemaker
Rev. W.H. Irvine, curate
Henry Ives, blacksmith
Mrs Mary Marcro, shopkeeper
James Oakley, bricklayer
John Pettit, carpenter
Job Ward, parish clerk
George Ward, beer retailer
William Ward boot and shoe maker
Richard Aldham, Foxearth Hall
Walter Chickall, Carbonels
Henry Coker, The Farm
Margaret Ewer, Old Farm
Edward Gardiner, Lower Hall
Sarah Orbell, Brook Hall
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Foxearth - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Foxearth - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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