History of Henham

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Pledgdon Hall, Henham.
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History of Henham >> White's Directory 1863

White's Directory of Essex 1863 - list of inhabitants.

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:

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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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Rev. Arthur Horatio Bellman, vicar
Thomas Billington, veterinary surgeon, Mount House
William Henry Bowtell, horse dealer and victualler, Crown
Joseph Burls, miller and baker
Henry Chipperfield, wheelwright
Kitty Dennison, schoolmistress
Thomas Heard, cooper and wheelwright
Benjamin Little, tailor and parish clerk
John Little, carpenter
John Newman, victualler, Cock
George Orger, butcher
Thomas Titchmarsh, horse dealer, etc.

Farmers.
William Henry Bowtell
George Bush
William Canning, Old Mead
George Collin
Ebenezer Cowell
Joseph Houghton
Josa Markwell
Charles Marshall, Little Henham Hall
Thomas Newport, Pledgdon Hall
George Orger
George Parish
Scruby Samuel
Thomas Titchmarsh
James Smith, Henham Green

Beerhouses.
Hannah Coston
Philip Dixon
Joseph Francis

Boot and Shoemakers.
James Bush
Joseph Francis
Thomas Holgate
John Knight

Blacksmiths.
James Dixon
James Hayden

Shopkeepers.
Hannah Coston
Peter Dennison
William Phipps

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Essex Standard Newspaper

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

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Henham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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