History of Great Warley
Headley Common, Great Warley, c.1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Warley >> 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.
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Rev. Josiah Ballance, curate
John Bennett, gardener
Rev. Thomas Henry Banbury, B.A., incumbent of Christ Church
Rev. Thomas Burridge, army chaplain
John Byford, coal dealer
Miss Sarah Cross
William Cross, assistant overseer
Edward Mee Daldy, coal merchant
James Daws, gardener
Henry Earwaker, collector
Rev. John Francis Hawker English, LL. D., surrogate and incumbent of Brentwood, Warley House
My. Matilda Estgate
Mr C. Gorton
Frederick Francis, Esq., Warley Place
John Hammond, builder and contractor
Mr Robert Henfree
Mr William Matts
Edward Higgin, Esq., Warley Elms
Thomas Hill, brewer and contractor
George Hitchcock, wheelwright and smith
Joseph Hobson, army outfitter
Francis Kinch, druggist, etc.
John Knight, bricklayer,
George Mott, registrar at cemetery
William Henry Remfrey, schoolmaster
Rev. Hastings Robinson, D.D., rector, rural dean, and deacon of Rochester
William Rush, parish clerk
Sergeant Major Robert Sullivan
Susan Taylor, school mistress
Mr William Tubbs
Mr Isaac Turvey
Mrs Penelope Wallis, Hulmers
Thomas Walsh, basket maker
Mr Jonathan Whitehead
John Williams and Sarah Williams, Christ Church School
William Wingrave, blacksmith
Georgiana Wright, school
Inns and Taverns.
Fox, William Foker
Headley Arms, Robert Day
Prince Albert, George Augustus Hesse
Soldiers' Hope, Sarah Parker
Thatchers' Arms, William Whitby
W. Downing Ives
Sarah Ann Ward
William Alfred Cole
Boot and Shoemakers.
John Bullen Crow
George Dennis, Hall
Samuel Richard Francis
John Parson, jun.
Carpenters and Builders.
James Robert Norfolk
William Alfred Cole
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