Good EasterLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
History of Good Easter >> 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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Lucy Attridge, schoolmistress
Isaac Aylett, gardener etc. par. clerk
Mrs. Colyer etc. Miss Sarah, schoolmrs.
Daniel Hart, beerseller
James Easier, blacksmith, etc.
Henry Hockley, miller; h Barnston
Rev. John Manus, B. A. curate
George Mott, victualler, Old Star
John Puffet, wheelwright, smith, and beerhouse
George Thorn, butcher
Daniel Batt, Peppers Green
Stephen Colyer, Ladyland
Mrs. Eliza Cooch
Francis Rust, Foucher's
William Rust Holyoake, Hall
William Wilfred Shuker, Bedford's
George Hitching, and miller
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Good Easter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Good Easter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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