Helions Bumpstead c.1960© Copyright Ben Brooksbank contributor to the Geograph Project and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
History of Helions Bumpstead >>White's Directory 1863
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. There are a number of commercial providers of census returns. These include:
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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John Betts, wheelwright
Martha Brown, victualler, Marquis of Granby
James Casbolt, bricklayer
Samuel Cole, Esq., Upper Souse
Mrs Letitia Cole, Hill Cottage
Edmund Emson, corn miller
William Lee, basket maker
Rev. William Le Mottee, M.A., vicar
William Henry Marten grocer and draper
John Milldicth, beerhouse
Stephen Mizen, smith and victualler, Three Horse Shoes
William Mizen, wheelwright
Jonathan Purkis, shopkeeper
Thomas Ruse, carpenter and parish clerk
William Michael Steed, schoolmaster
Elizabeth Ann Tedall, schoolmistress
Stephen Tilbrook, shopkeeper
William Tilbrook, farrier
Boot and Shoemaker.
Rebecca Carter, Hall
Joseph Price, Esq.
George Ruffle, Horsham Hall
George Wright, carpenter
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