History of High Ongar

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History of High Ongar >> 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:


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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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Henry Barltrop, blacksmith
Mrs Rebecca Cornell
Mrs Spurge
William Dowsett, bricklayer, etc.
Rev. Henry John Earle, B.A., Rectory
William Giblin, miller and baker
Henry Gibson, solicitor; h The Elms
Josiah Gilbert, Esq., Marden Ash,
Henry Alex Johnston, maltster and corn dealer, Marden Ash
Horatio Kidd, gent., Spurriers
Samuel Knight, wheelwright
Thomas Coxhead Chisenhale Marsh, Esq., Marden Ash
Edward Stead, parish clerk
Frederick Noble, brickmaker, etc.
Hewitt Dawson Raincoch, gent.
Henry Rand, brick yard manager
Rev. John Smith, curate of Stanford Rivers
John Spurge, plumber, painter, etc.
John Bramston Stane, Esq., Forest Hall
William Tippler, maltster; h Roxwell
Elizabeth West, national schoolmistress
George Wood, toll collector
James Wright, tailor

Robert Amos
William Clarke
William Baker
Frederick Brooke
William Newman Bean and Alexander Bean, Passelow
James Jeremiah Biggs, Bluegates
Abraham Caton, cattle dealer, Nine Ashes
Thomas Harvey, Ashlings Farm
Samuel Josling
Mr Glass
William King, veterinary surgeon, New House
John Mullucks
John Fitch
Mrs Elizabeth Palmer, Nash Hall
William Robinson
James Stallibrass, Ongar Park
Mrs F.C. Stokes
James Stokes

Inns and Taverns.
Bakers' Arms, Joseph Wheal
Lion, Charles Baines
Two Brewers, Isaac Ward
White Horse, Thomas Fogg

Thomas Brewster
Edwin Derham
Jonah Pearson

Boot and Shoemakers.
Edwin Derham
William Oliver
John Shipman

Grocers, etc.
Samuel Bacon
Edward Knights
Josiah Pearson
Henry Saltmarsh
George Wood

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High Ongar - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798

High Ongar - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805

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