History of Great Bardfield

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History of Great Bardfield >> 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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Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for Great Bardfield are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.

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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Mrs. Mary Baker
Mary Parker
Thomas Ballard, corn factor and tea dealer
John Boulter, conveyancer
Charles Flack Bowtell, grocer and agent
Sarah Bowtell, organist, etc.
William Bowtell, bricklayer
Sturgeon Brewster, Esq., Great Lodge
James Brown, land agent, Park Hall
Frederick Cheeseman, surgeon
James Goldstone, schoolmaster
John Hicks, gentleman
John Philpott
Rev. Barrett Lampet, M.A.
Hagger Low, gentleman
Mrs. S Smith
Thomas Mace and Catherine Weeks, British School
John Messant, brewer and malster
Thomas Newman, brewer and malster
John Nodes, brickmaker and malster
William Noon, plumber, painter, etc.
Jeremiah Raison, police superintendent
Benjamin Richardson, victualler, Vine
Jasper Smart, cabinet maker, etc.
Joseph Smith, gentleman, South Lodge
Joseph Smith, corn miller
Thomas Smith, cart owner
Mrs. Rebecca Stebbing, Park Gate
A.C. Veley, solicitor, and clerk to magistrates
John Walford, Esq.
William Warters, victualler, White Hart Inn
Thomas Martin Wilkin, solicitor
John Yates, excise officer
William Young, ironfounder and agricultural implement manufacturer

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Farmers (* are owners)
Richard Ambrose, Bushett
Benjamin Bright, Waltham Cross
* John Bright, Orgurs
Charles Choat, Noaks
Samuel Dace, Bridge-end
John Stock Legerton, Bluegate
* Joseph Low, Hill Hall
James King
Ann Letch
William Pawsey, Newhouse
Dorcas Smith, Claypit Hall
* Hezekiah Smith, Beslyn House
Henry Smith, Great Bardfield Hall
John Smith, Little Farm

William Day
Daniel Messent

Joseph Barker
Joseph Dodd
William French
Thomas Mumford
Daniel Wybrew

Joseph Barker
William Barker
Thomas Young

Boot and Shoe Makers.
Joseph Dodd
Samuel Dodd
Thomas Dodd
Thomas Mumford
Edward Sewell
Charles Smith

George Ketley
John King

Samuel Hitchin, and parish clerk

Grocers and Drapers.
Charles Bowtell
Francis Freelove
Elijah Hales
Sarah Turner

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John Hitching
Richard Spurge

Saddlers, etc.,
Joseph Arber
James Goldstone
Sarah Turner

Straw Hat Maker.
Mary Ann Digby
Sarah Faircloth

Tailors and Drapers.
John Brown and Son
Robert Fox
Richard Marshall

Veterinary Surgeon.
Henry Isaac King

Watch Makers.
John Burton
Robert Garrard

Samuel Chipperfield
Harriet Prentice

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

Great Bardfield - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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