History of Henham

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History of Henham >> 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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Elizabeth Barker, victualler, Star
William Henry Bowtell, horse dealer and victualler, Crown Inn
William Bright, carrier to London
Elizabeth Heard, victualler, Cock
Thomas Heard, cooper and wheelwright
Benjamin Little, tailor and parish clerk
John Little, carpenter
Rev. Thomas Garnham Luard, curate
Charles Milbank, saddler
James Orger, butcher
Mrs. Mary Ann Riley, Mount House
Kitty Sprusen, schoolmistress
Elizabeth Warner

W.H. Botell
James Bush
William Canning, Old Mead
Colin George, Parsonage
Peter Cowell, Henham Lodge
John Houghton
Joseph Houghton
James Kirkby
Charles Marshall, Hall
Joshua Markwell, Henbroom
John Mumford, Pledgdon Hall
William Smith, Little Henham Lodge
Charles Tichmarsh
John Titchmarsh, Henham Green

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

Henham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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