History of Great Holland
Church Lane, Great Holland, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Holland >> 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 Atkins, bricklayer and victualler, Ship
George Atkins, grocer and baker
William Baxter, blackmsith
Rev. Thomas Bewsher, curate and private teacher, Lodge
James Cunningham, butcher and victualler, Red Lion
Abraham Fisher, grocer and draper
James Francis, carpenter
Mrs. Elizabeth Hicks, Cottage
Rev. Henry Rice, Rectory
Charles Hicks, Hall
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William Tillett, Staith
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Great Holland - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Holland - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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