History of Fyfield
Fyfield Hall, Fyfield, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Fyfield >> 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.
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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John Bentley, brickmaker
Charles Bretton, victualler, Bull Inn
John Bright, blacksmith
Mrs Susan Bright, glover
Thomas Brookes veterinary surgeon
Octavius Corder, Esq., Fyfield Hall
Mrs Ann Ellson, grocer and draper
William Finch, saddler, etc.
James Fogg, thatcher, etc.
Rev. Henry Gibson, B.A., rector
Charles Howe, parish clerk
Henry Hughes relieving officer and registrar
Oliver Johnson, Esq., Whitney House
Mr Thomas Mead
Mr James Perry
Mrs Martha Murnford, victualler, Queen's Head
James Oliver, shoemaker
Nathan Oram, schoolmaster
Miss Harriett Ravenhill, boarding school
Joseph William Rolfe, tailor
Joseph Thorne, shoemaker
William Travell, baker, etc.
Richard Travell, shopkeeper
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William Crabb Bates
John Chapman Eve
James Reynolds, and miller
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