History of Great Horkesley
Rose and Crown PH, Great Horkesley.
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History of Great Horkesley >> 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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
Rev. Henry Williams Baker B.A., curate
Sarah Bower, victualler, Rose and Crown
Daniel Creffield, policeman
Captain Edward John Francis Kelso, Red Park
Rev. David Frederick Markham M.A., rector and canon of Windsor, Rectory
Fredrick Mason, relieving officer, etc.
Daniel Oakley, wheelwright
Henry Rout, Post Office
John Simpson, carpenter
Thomas Simpson, butcher
George Wenlock, blacksmith
John Woodhead, parish clerk
Samuel Bruce Samuel
Farmers (* are owners).
* Daniel Bibby
* Thomas Daniell
* John L Green
* Robert Green
* Kenningale B.
Caroline Kersey, Woodhouse
* Samuel Knopp
Charles Page (and cattle dealer)
William Partridg , Brewood
* William Stebbing Sadler
Jeremiah Stannard jun., Mount Hall
William Stedman, White Park
John Butcher (and baker and miller)
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Great Horkesley- Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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