History of Great Yeldham
Church Fields, Great Yeldham, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Great Yeldham >> 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.
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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Mrs M. Bareham, herbalist
Nathaniel Boosey, watchmaker, etc.
Benjamin Bowyer, butcher and dealer
Josiah Chapman, wheelwright
Rev. John- Marten Gripps, M.A., Rectory
Edward Fentiman, free schoolmaster
George French wheelwright and blacksmth.
Mrs Eliza Fuller, post office
Samuel Hart, tailor and glover
Robert Richbell Hutton, veterinary surgeon
Henry Ives, blacksmith
Mr Robert Russell
James Scotcher, woolstapler and fellmgr.
John Sefton, victualler ,White Hart
John Smoothy, shoemaker
John Way, Esq., Spaynes Hall
Mrs C. Way and Lewis John Way, Esq., Spencer Grange.
William Woolmer, relieving officer
George Goodohild, Gunces
Joseph Mitson, Waybridge
Robert Norden, Potter's Hall
James Hardy Nunn, Pool Farm
William Payle, Orange Farm
James Scotcher, Bull's Farm
Benjamin Smith, Man's Cross
John Whitlock, and coal and coke merchant, Yeldham Hall
Francis Whitlock, Lovington's
John Read, and carpenter
J. Bareham, jnr.
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Great Yeldham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Great Yeldham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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