History of Great Saling

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History of Great Saling >> 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.

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Samuel Adcock, victualler, White Hart
Thomas Adcock, carpenter and builder
Elizabeth Allen, beerhouse
Thomas Chamberlain, butcher
Joseph Dodd, shoemaker and parish clerk
William Drane, blacksmith
Mrs. Ann Maria Fowke, Saling Grove
Rev. Bartlett Goodrich M.A., vicar and rural dean, (and rector of Hardmead, Bucks), Vicarage
Charles W. Hanmer Esq., Grove
Mr. John Lake
Mr. Peter Smith
Thomas Morecraft, grocer and draper
John Stammers Rallings, baker
Benjamin Ridgewell, wheelwright and agricultural machine maker
John D White, and Lucy White, school

William Baldwin, Onchors
Robert Bateman, Glebe Land
William Butcher, Hickwright's Farm
Susan Glasscock, Great Saling Hall
Charles Hicks, Woolpits
Thomas Hoy, Bleak End
John Salmon, Picotts
William Kemball Smoothy, Park
William Freeman Smoothy, Mutch Moores
Elizabeth Townsend, Boarded Barns
Charlotte Willis, Charles Samuel Willis, Grove Farm
George Willis, Betts Farm

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

Great Saling - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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