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. 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.

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
Philip Moore
Mortlook Luke
William Myhill, Great Dawkins
Harry Rutland
William Speller
Thomas Stubbing
William Surridge
William Tredgett
Charles Tycer
William Willis, Fields

Boot and Shoemakers.
William Hales
William Mash
Damon Rutland
James Stock

William Baker
John Stubbing
William Wright

Mary Gilder
William Hales
T. Hebblethwaite
Thomas Moore

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

Hempstead - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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