History of Great Stambridge

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History of Great Stambridge >> 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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Thomas Baker, grocer and farmer
William Samuel Griffin, brewery manager
Thomas March, baker
George Nash, boot and shoe maker
Henry Pearson, baker
Rev. Edmund Henry Penny M.A., rector
John Robertson, carpenter
John Turner, saddler
Jane Warrin, butcher
John Wendon, oyster merchant
William Whittingham, smith and wheelwright
John Whittingham, beer seller
Jacob Wiseman, oyster merchant
Mrs Sophia Wood, Brick House
Edward Wolf, victualler, Royal Oak

William Thomas Allen, Hampton Barnes
John Mew, Apton Hall
George W Potter
Edward Pepper
William Henry Rankin, (and miller), Hall
John Dean Witney, Stewards

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

Great Stambridge - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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