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History of High Roding >> 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 Roding 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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John Bacon, joiner and beerhouse
Samuel Bacon, millwright
Sarah Bacon, schoolmistress
David Billings, grocer, draper and glass dealer
Samuel Royton, baker
Robert Dunham, excise officer
Daniel Hasler, blacksmith and beerhouse
Thomas Hasler, blacksmith
James Luck, schoolmaster
Joseph Newell, shoemaker
John Philpot, shoemaker
Rev. Joseph Ridgeway M.A., rectory
James Stevens, victualler, Black Lion
William Stones, parish clerk
John Suckling, wheelwright
Sarah and Elizabeth Suckling, grocers, etc.
William Thurley, bricklayer
William Waylett, corn miller
James Whitbread, maltster and beerhouse
Farmers (* are owners).
Charles Appleton, New Hall
George Barnard, Gowers
* James Boosey
Jeremiah Crozier, Porters
John Harrington, Streets
* William Hockley, White Hall
John Linsell, Ware Farm
* William Matthews
W, Hockley jun.
Thomas Poole, High Trees
John Reeve, Bury Farm
* Joseph Ruffell, Turbotts
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High Roding - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
High Roding - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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