History of Great Chesterford
Crown and Thistle PH, Great Chesterford.
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History of Great Chesterford >> White's Directory 1848
White's Directory of Essex 1848 - list of inhabitants.
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.
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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James Burleigh, brewster and maltster
William Delman, parish clerk
John Goodacre, schoolmaster
Frederick Green, surgeon
Jeremiah Haggar, wheelwright, etc.
Mary Hailes and Martha Hailes, drapers, etc.
Hon. and Rev. Lord Charles Hervey M.A., Rectory
Mary Holder, schoolmistress
Robert Jones, station master
Swan Mansfield, cart owner
Mrs. Sarah Mason
James Orbell, bricklayer
John Rudland, post office
Samuel Surrey, lime burner
Rev. John Sutton B.A., curate
Mrs. Fanny Waldock, butcher
William Weeden, watch and clock maker
Thomas Whitby, saddler
Inns and Taverns.
Owen Hewitt Edwards, Crown
William Spicer, Crown and Thistle
Thomas Shildrick, White Horse
Robert Martin Cottingham
Thomas Edward Douglas
Peter Nash, Manor House
John Pilgrim and Thomas Pilgrim (carriers)
John Piggot Sampson (miller)
High Street, Great Chesterford
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John Danns and Edward Danns
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Great Chesterford - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Chesterford - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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