History of Great Horkesley
Lodge Farm, Great Horkesley.
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History of Great Horkesley >> White's Directory 1863
White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.
If you wish to trace any of these people on the census returns, the nearest census date for this 1863 directory is the 1861 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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Capt. George Thomas Forbes, R.N.
John Lazell Greene, Terrace Hall
Harvey Robert Green, machine owner
Thomas Green, wheelwright, etc.
Mrs. Margaret Hewett, schoolmistress
George Jackson, miller and victualler, Rose and Crown
William Lee, seed grower
Charles Lott, farm bailiff
Robert Page, butcher
Charles Polley, parish clerk
John Polley, carpenter, etc.
Major George Stebbing Sadler
Rev. John Steel, rector, Rectory
Miss Scott, infant schoolmistress
Thomas Seaborn, post office and Mrs. Seaborn, dressmaker
Edward Tallent Esq., Red Park
Isaac Ward, blacksmith
Rev. John Weir, B.A., curate
John Willsmer, policeman
* Cattle Dealers.
Nathaniel Allen, Woodhouse
John L Greene
Robert Greene, Rookery Grange
William Nevard, Ridgewall
*Charles Page jnr,
William Page, Lodge
William Partridge, Breewood
Jeremiah Stannard, Mount Hall
William Stedman, White Park
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Great Horkesley- Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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