Ancestors lost in the crowd?
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Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Great Tey
History of Great Tey >> 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:
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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
William Butcher, policeman
James Crabb, victualler, Eight Bells
Josiah Dedham, shoemaker
William Evans, sen., beerhouse
William Evans, jun., wheelwright
John Firman, schoolmaster and organist
Joseph Firman, victualler, Chequers
Joseph Goodey, cattle dealer
Samuel Herman, parish clerk
John Goodall Lay, Esq., corn merchant, Wareyns (and Mark Lane)
Mr. John Watson Lay
Bernard Lockwood, butcher
Rev. Henry Monkhouse B.A., curate
John Overitt, gardener, etc.
Samuel Pool, shopkeeper
Rev. John Prowett M.A., rector
John Ringer, blacksmith and shopkeeper
John Smith, carpenter
Samuel Smith, beerhouse keeper
Susannah Sparks, corn miller
Rev. John Bridge Storry M.A., vicar
William Webb, gardener, Cherry Gardens
Humphrey Williams, gardener
Thomas Cloughton, Flories
Bernard Lockwood, Trumpingtons
Henry Pettitt, Tey Brook
Mrs. Sarah Sach, Uphall
Joseph Sach, Broad Green
Stephen Unwin (and Coggeshall)
Samuel Woodward, East Grove
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