High Street, Great Dunmow, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Dunmow >> 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:
Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Great Dunmow are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.
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.
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R. Anderson, police superintendent
Benjamin Anderson, clerk
James Auger, fishmonger
William Auger, fishmonger
John Clapton Barnard, wine and spirit merchant
John Bauser, police inspector
George Blencoe, excise officer
Emma Brown, bookseller
Daniel Johnson Brown
Kezia Brown, wool dealer
Joseph Burton, relieving officer
Robert Burton, senior auctioneer, etc.
John Calvert, supervisor
Danzie Carter, bookseller, stationer, printer, etc.
Mrs. H Cheveley
Charles Clayton, gentleman
George Cullingford, salesman
John Edgar, salesman
Benjamin Foakes, gentleman
Rev. Richard Frost, (Independent)
Richard Frostick, chimney sweeper
Mrs Sarah Fuller, Brook House
Thomas Gibbons, cooper and turner
Joseph Grice, surgeon and registrar
John Perry Gunn, hairdresser, etc.
Mrs. Susanna Hasler
Aaron Haydon, marine store dealer
Rev. Sir A.B. Henniker, Newton Hall
Herbert Charles Hockley, ironmonger, tinner, and brazier
Joseph Holgate, fruiterer
James Holmes, solicitor's clerk
Rev. Jeremy King, (Baptist minister)
William Johnson, solicitor and Union clerk
Mrs. Ann Linsell
Rev. Henry Lewis Majendie M.A., vicar
John Medson, marine store dealer
John Menzie, travelling tea dealer
Robert Mizen, postman to Thaxted
William Palmer, gardener
Charles Pavey, ironmonger
Joseph Pearmain, sexton
Mr. John Prior
Richard Randell & Co., wine and spirit merchants
William Randall, brewers, maltsters, and corn merchant
Thomas Salt, surgeon
William Scott, coach builder
John C. Rockhill, chemist
Ann Skingle, cart, etc., owner
Nicholas Toke, gentleman
John Turner, carrier
Archibald Vallence and Mrs C. Vallence, master and matron, Union Workhouse
William Thomas Wade, solicitor and clerk to magistrates and county court
Rev. Thomas Wallis
John Warner, schoolmaster and registrar of marriages
Frederick Woodbridge, gentleman, Bigods
Academies (* take boarders).
Henry Ford and Catherine Warner, British School
* Elizabeth Brown
* Misses King
* Charles Nichols and Thomas Fox, Diocesan School
Charles Marshall, Rebecca Clark and Maria Barker, National Schools
* Rev. James Tweed M.A., Brick House
* Warner and Son
* Miss Warner
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Fire and Life Offices.
Robert Barton, Clerical and Medical
John Barnard, County and Provident
W. Johnson, Essex and Suffolk Equitable
D. Carter, Farmers' and Hailstorm
John Parker, General Fire
John Warner, Norwich Union
P. Sewell, Royal Exchange
John Perry Gunn, Sun
Farmers ( * are owners).
* Charles Barnard, Merks Hill
* John Barnard, Olives
Thomas Barnard, Mynchons
William Clayton, Staggs
Charles Foakes, Broad Groves
John Franklin (agent to Sir A. B. Henniker,) New Buildings
William Hasler, Trutons
Charles Kirkham, Parsonage
Edward Knight, Folly Farm
Thomas Larter, Little Garnets
William Leech, Little Dovers
* John Livermore, Langleys
* William Matthews
William Oswald Newman, Martels
Peter Portway, Clopton Hall
* Susanna Savill, Apton-Field
* John Scruby, Crouches
Elizabeth Smith, Dunmow Park
Isaac Smith, Lower Hall
* Isaac Smith, Cox Farm
Thomas Smith, Mudwall
* William Surridge, Bedfords
Jane Sweeting, Tanners
John Tylerm, Maples
Philip Tyler, Tooleys
* William Webb, Buttles
Henry Welch and Thomas Welch, Strood-Hall
Joseph Rayner White, Bigods
William Wright, Dunmow Farm
Inns and Taverns.
Sarah Bush, Angle and Harp
William Camp, Bell
Elizabeth Bright, Boar's Head
William Franklin, Bowling Green
James Gillett, Chequers
Roger Haywood, King's Head
William Bush, Royal Oak
Francis Cates, Saracen's Head
Mrs Mary Bennet, Star
John McKenzie, Three Tuns
Samuel Franklin, White Horse
Robert Medson, White Lion
William J. Bell
John Parker (and confectioner)
John Haydon, Ounsley Green
James Lodge, Philpot End
Thomas Hasler, Ounsley Green
Boot and Shoemakers.
George Cheek (and parish clerk)
Bricklayers and Slaters.
Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers<.br />
R and W Randall
Glass etc., dealers.
John James Britton
John Joslin Burton
William Impey Clayton
Joiners and Builders.
Mary Ann King
Plumbers, glaziers and painters.
Straw Hat Makers.
Tailors and Drapers.
Charles Collis (and hatter)
Watch Makers, etc.
John Ellis, Ounsley Green
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