Ashley House and the village hall which once was the village school, Gestingthorpe© Copyright Robin Webster contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Gestingthorpe >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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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Robert Blanden, butcher
John Downs, jun., smith and ironfounder
James Finch, baker
Luke Moss, church clerk
William Nice, blacksmith
Jeffrey Pannell, wheelwright
Elizabeth Rayner, earthenware manufacturer
James Rippinggale, hop merchant and beerhouse
Rev. Barrington Syer B.A., Vicarage
Mrs. Walker, gentlewoman, Over Hall
Sarah Weybrew, victualler, Compasses
Mrs. Susanna Wiglesworth
William Bear, Nether Hall
Anthony Bentall, Park Gate
Charles Hammond Branwhite, Moat
John Carter, Old House
John Downs (brick and tile maker)
Mrs. Phoebe Downs, Crouch House
Isaac King, Dalvyns
Nicholas Patmer, Park
Samuel Rayner, Rectory Farm
William Harvey and James Harvey
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Gestingthorpe - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Gestingthorpe - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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