History of High Easter
The Bury, High Easter, c.1960
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of High Easter >> 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.
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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Ambrose Archer, tailor
William Bailey etc. Mrs., Natnl. School
Rev Robert Barnard, ( Independent)
Thomas Barnes, baker
Thomas Clayden, blacksmith
William Grow, plumber, glazier, etc.
Miss Fisher, schoolmistress
William Franklin, wheelwright
Benjamin Fuller, corn miller
Rev. Edward Francis Gepp
William Leech, victualler, Punch Bowl
William Lodge, parish clerk
William Mott, carpenter
Robert Newell, saddler
John Stone, butcher and victualler, Cock and Bell
John Warder, bricklayer
Windmill, High Easter
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John Barnard, Lower House
Archer Bentall, Blakes
Jane Bourne, Mill Hill
William Chalk, Little Staggins
Joseph Josling, Stibbards
William Joyce, (and higgler)
John Livermore, Great Garnetts
Frederick John Matthews, Parsonage
Ann Milbank, Grippings
John Milbank, Old House
Martha Saltmarsh, High Eastbury
Charles Smith, Maidens
Joseph Townsend, Lawn Hall
George Wilson, Kingston
Boot and Shoemakers.
Grocers and Drapers, etc.
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High Easter - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
High Easter - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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