Ancestors lost in the crowd?
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Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
History of Horndon-on-the-Hill
History of Horndon-on-the-Hill >> 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:
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.
You should also consider newspaper archives. With millions of pages now online, there is always the possibility of finding articles featuring your ancestors. Discover how to explore newspaper archives.
Henry Allard, beerseller
William Archer, saddler, etc.
Elizabeth Kemp Beadell, grocer, etc.
David Beckwith, victualler, Swan
John George Brooks, wheelwright, etc.
Henry Buckingham, butcher
James Dale, plumber, painter, etc.
Harriet Fordham, butcher
Michael Fordham, gardener, etc.
Joseph Hills, bricklayer
Herbert Edward Massey, postman
Mr Edward Morley
Frederick Mulley, beerseller
James Parchment, parish clerk
Mrs Ann Spurgeon, victualler, Bell
George Steel, blacksmith
Miss E.A. Strong schoolmistress
Eleazar Tyrell, grocer, draper, smith, etc., Post Office
John Vincent, veterinary surgeon
George Watts, carpenter, etc.
Thomas Westwood, boot and shoe mkr.
Rev. John Windle, M.A., vicar
Thomas Wright, thatcher
William Cook, Wythfield
George John Long
Oswald Henry Massey
William Roper, Arden Hall
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