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History of High Ongar >> 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.
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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Henry Bullock, Esq., Marden Ash
Samuel Choat, blacksmith
William Clark, wheelwright
William Dowsett, bricklayer
Rev. Henry John Earle B.A.. Rectory
Mrs. Elizabeth Forest
Francis Gates, baker and victualler, Baker's Arms
Josiah Gilbert, artist, Marden Ash
Henry Alexander Johnston, maltster, corn dealer, etc., Marden Ash
George Frost Joy, victualler, Two Brewers
William King, veterinary surgeon
Joseph Luckling, victualler, White Horse
James Nottage, plumber, painter, etc.
William Nunn, victualler, Red Lion
Peter Pavitt, corn miller
William Rand, brick and tile maker
William Remmington, bricklayer
William Reynolds, butcher
Henry Saltmarsh, brewer
Elizabeth Sorrell, National schoolmistress
Rev. John Bramston Stane M.A., Forest Hall
Benjamin Staines, farm bailiff, Passelow
James Webster, baker
Edward Derham (and shoemaker)
Abraham Caton, Nine Ashes
William Caton, Nine Ashes
Samuel Joslings, Astelyns
Horatio Kidd, Spurriers
Andrew Ling, Passelow
John Brown, Passelow
William Thomas Longbourn, Nine Ashes
James Palmer, Ashe Hall
John Sallibrass, Ongar Park
Thomas Stokes, Chevers Hall
Richard Page, Nine Ashes
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High Ongar - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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