History of Hempstead
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History of Hempstead >> 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.
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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Denney Barker, wheelwright
Thomas Bird, blacksmith
Joshua Brazier, victualler, Oak
Peter Hales, tailor
Thomas Hebblethwaite, schoolmaster
Mr Sampson Horsnell
Robert Metcalf, gardener
George Moore, corn miller
Charles Richardson, victualler, Rose and Crown
William Savill, beer seller
Joseph Surridge, parish clerk
Henry Ward, cow keeper
Samuel Andrews, Hop House
Thomas Andrews, Boarded Barn
Samuel William Bacon, Bull Bridge
William Baker, joiner, Anso-Gallows
Mary Green, Hempstead Hill
Mark Edward Major, Hall
Joseph Moore, Smith Green
William Myhill, Great Dawkins
William Willis, Fields
Boot and Shoemakers.
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Hempstead - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Hempstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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