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History of Great Bardfield >> White's Directory 1848
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:
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.
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. Mary Baker
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
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
William Pawsey, Newhouse
Dorcas Smith, Claypit Hall
* Hezekiah Smith, Beslyn House
Henry Smith, Great Bardfield Hall
John Smith, Little Farm
Boot and Shoe Makers.
Samuel Hitchin, and parish clerk
Grocers and Drapers.
Straw Hat Maker.
Mary Ann Digby
Tailors and Drapers.
John Brown and Son
Henry Isaac King
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