The Mill, Heybridge, 1901Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Heybridge and Heybridge Basin >> 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:
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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Thomas Bartlem, superintendent of Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation
William Harvey, postman
Charles Holmes, carrier
Edward Murrells, hawker
Mr. Walker Waring
Mary Hurring, academy
Sarah Wrake, academy
Stephen Cross, baker
Charles Worraker, baker and butcher
Charles Yell, baker
Thomas Everett, boot and shoe maker
Thomas Ramplee, boot and shoe maker
John Worraker, boot and shoe maker
John Edwards, bricklayer and builder
Stephen Bickmore, carpenter and builder
Thomas Hayward, carpenter and builder
Daniel Montague, carpenter and builder
William Buckley, china, glass, etc., dealer
William Keys, corn merchant
Daniel Sadd, corn merchant
George Gepp Ward, corn miller
Edward Hammond Bentall, iron founder
Joseph Samuel Warren, iron founder
Stephen Cross, linen draper
Jeremiah Barker Holloway, maltster
Hayward Rush and son, maltster
Thomas Mayn, marine store dealer
Joseph Going, salt merchant (and sail maker)
James Collis, smith
William Mott, smith
Emma Boyton, straw hat maker
Ann Lewis, straw hat maker
George Coates, timber merchant
Stephen Bickmore, wheelwright
Mill Beach, HeybridgeLow resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
Inns and taverns.
James Francis, Anchor
Daniel Montague, Carpenter's Arms
Joseph Going, Chelmer Inn
Henry Whitmore, Crown
Robert Saddler, Half Moon
Edward Tovee, Jolly Sailor
Edward Harvey, Queen's Head
William Keys, Victoria
Edward Bright and son
Daniel Belsham and son
Charles Nelson Clarke, Shaens
Mark Cotte (executors of), Bournes
William Francis, Church Farm
Charles Hurrell and George Hurrell, Brick House
William Moss, Broad Street Green
Shuttleworth Moss, Witham Road
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Heybridge - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Heybridge - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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