History of Hadleigh

The Castle, Hadleigh, 1891 © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2005. http://www.francisfrith.com
The Castle, Hadleigh, 1891
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History of Hadleigh >> 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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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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Robert Thompson Ambler, master of the Diocesan Commercial School
Thomas Baldwin, butcher
James Carter, grocer and general dealer
John Choppen, wheelwright
William Doe, blacksmith
John Poster, butcher and victualler, Crown
George Gibbs, blacksmith
William Harvey , farmer
George Lloyd, baker and grocer
Thomas Miller, police constable
John Polklington, farmer and salesman

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Crown Hotel, Hadleigh, c.1905
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John Pyke, victualler, Castle Inn
James Ridgwell, basket and sieve maker
Samuel Shelly, beerhouse
William Smith, shoemaker
William Summers, shoemakers
Rev. Henry Whittington, curate
Henry Wood, sen., and jun., farmers
Daniel Woodard, John Woodard, farmers

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Hadleigh - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

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Hadleigh - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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