Ship Inn, Kirby le Soken, c.1905Low resolution copy courtesy of Footsteps' Shop on Ebay. Quality postcards of Essex.
History of Kirby le Soken >> White's Directory 1863
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.
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Miss Elizabeth Ann Barnard
William Barton, gardener
William Bloom, saddler, etc.
Daniel Brown, wheelwright
Walter Brown, machine owner and carrier
John Cook, carpenter-
John Cooper, brick and tile and drain pipe maker
Rev. W. Langston Coxhead, M.A., vicar
Henry Daniels, butcher
William Gardiner cooper and carpenter
James Hayward, victualler, Ship
Henry Heath, custom house officer
Thomas Jackson, carpenter and beerhouse
Martin Mann., beerseller
Miss Sarah Mason, schoolmistress
William Mayne, farmer, Horsey Island
John Moles, parish clerk
William Palmer, furniture broker
Miss Elizabeth Savage
Mrs H. Mason
James Shum, gent.
Henry Smith, victualler, Hare and Hounds
John Smith, rat catcher, etc.
Mr William Stone
Charles Warren, victualler, Red Lion
Henry Baker, Meer's Farm
John Dennis Daniels, Brick Barn
Edward Kidby, Blue House
William Mayne, Horsey Island
Robert Mumford, Kirby Hall
Robert James Mumford, (and maltster)
John Salmon, Sneating Hall
William George Clarke Warner, Devereaux
John Wilson, (and corn miller)
Leonard Wrinch, Birch Hall
Mrs H. Fisher
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Kirby le Soken - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Kirby le Soken - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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