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History of High Easter >> White's Directory 1848
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:
Please note, however, that the 1851 census returns for High Easter are missing from the census returns at the Public Record Office.
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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Thomas Barnes, baker
Mary Ann Beecroft, schoolmistress
Sarah Brewster, straw hat maker
Thomas Clayden, blacksmith
William Crow, plumber, painter, etc.
John Crush, victualler, Punch Bowl
William Franklin, wheelwright
Benjamin Fuller, corn miller
William Joyce, butcher, Lofty Green
William Lodge, parish clerk
Joseph Loker, gamekeeper to the Rev. Sir A. B. Henniker
Prentice Manning, corn merchant and congregational minister
William Mott, carpenter
Joseph Newell, saddler
James Parett, surgeon
Miss Sarah Saltmarsh
Joseph Thorn, Butcher and victualler, Cock and Bell
John Barnard, Lower House
Archer Bentall, Blakes
John Bourne, Mill Hill
William Chalk, Little Staggings
George Franklin, Great Garnets
Edward Fuller, Whites Farm
John Gower, Blunts
Henry Hockley, Lower House
James Hockley, (and miller), Hayrons
Joseph Josling, Stibbards
John Frederick Matthews, Parsonage
Ann Milbank, Crippings
John Milbank, Old House
Thomas Saltmarsh, High Eastbury
Charles Smith, Maidens
Joseph Townsend, Lawn Hall
Thomas Turnidge, Raylands
Hannah Warder, Poplar
Edward Witham, Peacoms
George Wilson, Kingston
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Boot and Shoe Manufacturers.
Grocer and Drapers.
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High Easter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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