High Street, Great Oakley, c.1955Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Oakley >> 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:
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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Marked * are at Stone Green
Robert Ainger, carpenter
Elizabeth Allen, schoolmistress
James Allsop, wheelwright
Mrs. Sarah Bailey, Brooklands
Richard Blowers, saddler, etc.
Samuel Bugg, corn miller
James Allen Bull Esq., and Mr George Bull, Great Oakley Hall
Charles Claxon, plumber, painter, etc.
John Collins, carpenter
Edward Cooper, butcher and jobber
Edward Counsins, tailor
William Cousins, currier and victualler, Three Cups
John Cowey, foot post to Harwich, etc.
* William Finch, brickmaker and builder
William Harris, tinner and brazier
George Hatt, wheelwright
William Mann, hair dresser
Rev. John Howard Marsden B.D., rector and rural dean
Thomas Mills, sexton
Henry Norton, earthenware dealer
Samuel Raison, police inspector
Wilham Rayner, maltster
James Salmon, butcher and victualler, Swan
Robert Sizer, saddler, etc.
Philip Skipper, schoolmaster
Samuel Smith, gardener
William Smith, victualler, May Bush
* Ham Jones
* Samuel Lawrence
Boot and Shoemakers.
* Robert Barker
John Goby (and parish clerk)
* Robert Joy
John Salmon, Lodge
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