History of 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. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:

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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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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

Beerhouses.
Samuel Bruce Samuel
Joseph Sparkes

Farmers (* are owners).
Susan Bentall
* Daniel Bibby
Mrs. Birch
Philip Brown
William Croydon
* Thomas Daniell
William Folkard
* John L Green
* Robert Green
* Kenningale B.
Caroline Kersey, Woodhouse
* Samuel Knopp
Carrington Lee
William Nevard
Charles Page (and cattle dealer)
William Partridg , Brewood
John Seaborn
* William Stebbing Sadler
Jeremiah Stannard jun., Mount Hall
William Stedman, White Park
William Strutt,

Schools.
Fanny Cordingley
Isaac Dracup
Sarah Newman

Shoemakers.
Henry Cream
John Boggis
Frederick Bradbrook
Samuel Bruce

Shopkeepers.
Elizabeth Austin
John Bibby
John Butcher (and baker and miller)
Daniel Munson

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Great Horkesley- Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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